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Urban River Revitalization Across the Globe
In this eclectic list of 13 projects, the size scope and locations reveals a hopeful commitment to allowing natural spaces with water back into the most populated human realm.
Among some of the more obscure projects include a floating school project on the Makoko River in Lagos, Nigeria which aims to create a sustainable, alternative building system. The best part is that while conceptual, the project begins as a school: "it is scalable and adaptable for other uses, such as a community hub, health clinic, market, entertainment centre or housing." Then there is New York's hyped +Pool, which builds a swimming area atop the Hudson's polluted waters, "by water-filtering river water so that it’s clean enough for everybody to swim in."
- Community / Economic Development
- River Revitalization
- New York
- les berges
- Cheonggyecheon River
- South Korea
- Medellin River Project
- Trinity River Corridor Project
- Río La Piedad Project
- Fez River
- Dotonbori Canal
- Flussbad river
- Kallang River
- Makoko Floating School Project
- hames Baths Project
- Pasig River Rehabilitation