Global river­front plans

From US to Mo­rocco, many na­tions have tried and suc­ceeded

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The Los An­ge­les River Re­vi­tal­i­sa­tion Master Plan is a case in point. The ob­jec­tives of the LA Plan were to es­tab­lish en­vi­ron­men­tally sen­si­tive ur­ban de­sign guide­lines, land use guide­lines, and de­vel­op­ment guide­lines for the river zone that will cre­ate eco­nomic de­vel­op­ment op­por­tu­ni­ties to en­hance and im­prove river-ad­ja­cent com­mu­ni­ties by pro­vid­ing open space, hous­ing, re­tail spa­ces such as restau­rants and cafes, ed­uca- tional fa­cil­i­ties, and places for other pub­lic in­sti­tu­tions. It’s aim was to im­prove the en­vi­ron­ment, en­hance wa­ter qual­ity and im­prove the eco­log­i­cal func­tion­ing of the river, pro­vide pub­lic ac­cess and pro­vide sig­nif­i­cant recre­ation space and open space, new trails,

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