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Urbanistica Cover 131

The port-city interface as filtering line

urban planning, pianificazione urbana, port, waterfront,
pianificazione portuale, porti, portual planning,
plans & policies

The conflict between city and port is largely unavoidable. Knowledge of this fact may help guide a more innovative path with the integration of various flows of traffic in an attempt to repair the port system with that of the city. From this perspective, the area between port and city could become a place of dialogue and cooperation, a type of new urban frontier and a filtering line for mediation.

This article appears in issue 131 of Urbanistica (pag. 15).