waterfronts

Transport planners come out of the railway station

In terms of pedestrian movement modelling and design analysis, there are dedicated tools used by specialist pedestrian modellers like Intelligent Space, and by analysis-led practices such as Space Syntax. Data from these analyses can be fed into the design process in the same way as other specialist analyses, for example noise and light assessments.

Ordsall riverside: A new Riverside Quarter

Ordsall riverside: A new Riverside Quarter

The masterplan for a new neighbourhood, Ordsall Riverside in Salford, aims to avoid piecemeal development and to create a vibrant mixed use waterfront quarter providing continued employment opportunities and riverside living. By Hugo Nowell

Bristol Harbourside

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One of the most distinctive features of Bristol city centre is the floating harbour, which winds its way through the area to the north of the river Avon. Following the decline of the docks, during the 1960s, the city council had planned to fill in parts and build new roads over it. This important feature of the city's heritage was saved when these plans were shelved for financial reasons in the recession of the early 1970s

The Cool Sea: a waterfront regeneration toolkit

Gateshead

The Waterfront Communities Project - a learning network of nine North Sea cities engaged in regenerating their waterfronts - has concluded with the publication of a 'toolkit' outlining their experiences

The Cool Sea is a 180-page publication which aims to sum up the tools and methods which can be applied to waterfront regeneration tasks. Edinburgh City Council took the lead in the three year EU funded Waterfront Communities Project, working in association with Heriot-Watt University's School of the Built Environment

The Cool Sea: a waterfront regeneration toolkit

Gateshead

By Lucy Tennyson

The Waterfront Communities Project – a learning network of nine North Sea cities engaged in regenerating their waterfronts – has concluded with the publication of a ‘toolkit’ outlining their experiences

The Cool Sea is a 180-page publication which aims to sum up the tools and methods which can be applied to waterfront regeneration tasks. Edinburgh City Council took the lead in the three year EU funded Waterfront Communities Project, working in association with Heriot-Watt University’s School of the Built Environment