Already criticized for its sprawl, the largest city in New Zealand is putting on its game face as it prepares to host its largest sporting event ever - the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Mar 10, 2010 The New Zealand Herald
Landscape designer Julie Moir Messervy collaborated with cellist Yo-Yo Ma to design a waterfront park in Toronto. Bach's First Suite for Unaccompanied Cello served as inspiration.
Jan 4, 2010 ASLA's The Dirt blog
My classmate was up in front of everyone, flapping and
flailing, pleading his case and getting shot down at every turn. It was a bit
like watching a train wreck in slow motion.
It was also kind of like looking in the mirror.
Nov 9, 2009 By
Cities along the Hudson River in New York are pushing plans to build more docks along the waterfront.
Oct 20, 2009 The New York Times
Jeffersonville, Indiana is proposing to turn a district with a bad flooding problem into a beautiful canal with a pedestrian promenade.
Oct 19, 2009 The Architect's Newspaper
A competition to redesign Philadelphia's Pier 11 represents a concentrated -- and viable -- effort to create quality public space along the city's waterfront, according to <em>Philadelphia Inquirer</em> architecture critic Inga Saffron.
Jun 28, 2009 The Philadelphia Inquirer
Philadelphia's City Council has approved two new measures that would preserve historic buildings along the Delaware River and require 100 ft. green setbacks. Some developers are protesting the ruling, saying it amounts to an illegal taking.
Jun 22, 2009 Philadelphia Inquirer
The executive director of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission says that the zoning "overlay" of the central Delaware waterfront will be replaced by a new master plan in 12 to 16 months.
Jun 5, 2009 The Philadelphia Inquirer
Plans to build a 12,000 home waterfront development on the San Francisco Bay have some environmentalists up in arms. But the developers claim the project will exemplify "smart growth".
May 14, 2009 San Jose Mercury News
One man's personal quest to save the beauty of Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor from rampant development.
Sep 4, 2008 The Christian Science Monitor