AIVP cooperates with Union for the Mediterranean for port cities
Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), the supranational organization bringing together countries from both north and south sides of the Mediterranean Sea, organized a conference on September 29th in Barcelona, with the title “Sustainable Urbanisation through Port City Transformation”. AIVP supported this event and joined the meeting, represented by Dr. José M P Sánchez, moderating the session “Experiences from port-city collaboration”, building on the broad expertise our organization has on good practices for port cities. The session counted with speakers from the Mediterranean port cities of Haifa (Israel) and Tangier (Morocco)
Port cities and sustainable development : Distance-learning Programme
In October 2022, AIVP will launch the first edition of its new programme of distance-learning courses, created jointly with the International Institute of Port Cities (IIPC), based in Chile. This programme is aimed at decision-makers who act and work in the Port City ecosystem. Sabah Zrari, Academic Director of the course programme and one of the founders of IIPC, and Bruno Delsalle, General Manager of AIVP, talk about this initiative, which completes the range of services offered by AIVP in the framework of its 2030 Agenda.
AIVP goes to Chile!
José Manuel Pagés Sánchez, Director of the AIVP Agenda 2030 participated as speaker in the 7th edition of ENLOCE organized by FISA and EPV (Port Authority of Valparaíso). The visit was also an opportunity to highlight the work done by AIVP's Chilean members and our intentions to develop new projects in the region.
Casablanca: the advantage of the City Port
A highly ambitious development programme is currently under way in Casablanca’s port district. The challenge is to gradually transform this interface with the city, and its obsolete port functions, into a vibrant living space and a major international destination. But how? The question goes to the heart of Goal 8 of the AIVP 2030 Agenda, which is why were keen to talk to Mr Imad BARRAKAD, CEO of SMIT, the Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development
Port-city interface: the melting pot of the port-city relationship
In this dossier, we will learn about what several AIVP members are doing to plan a better port-city interface and the challenges they may have found along the way.
Port aesthetics matter. What can we learn from Oslo?
Port aesthetics matter. What can we learn from Oslo? Port of Oslo is perhaps the first and only port to develop aesthetic guidelines for development of a port.
Aesthetics and new values in ports
In the port of Hamburg, one of the biggest in Europe and the world, a […]
The Port-City Interaction in Helsinki: acting on the different levels of the interface
In this article by Satu Aatra from the Port Authority of Helsinki, we learn how the port is managing the different elements that form the complex port-city interface in the Finnish capital.
Brest Métropole: turning a former shipyard into a living space and creative hub
Exclusive interview with Tifenn QUIGUER, Senior Vice-President, Planning, and Michel GOURTAY, Senior Vice-President, Economy, on this innovative urban regeneration project that combines a new eco-district with measures to safeguard and showcase the port heritage, all on consultation with local residents. Learn more about how to provide residents with quality housing conditions and recreational and cultural activities in City Port interface zones.
The Port -City Threshold: a new conception of the city-port interface
a reflexion by Dr. Beatrice Moretti on the condition of the port-city interface and its potential as threshold and design border. She shares with us some thoughts motivated by her research, published in the book "“Beyond the Port City. The Condition of Portuality and the Threshold Concept”.
Global Supply Chains, Post-pandemic Port Cities, and the Future Role of Waterfronts
We invited Dr. Zaheer Allam to comment the discussion on the 1st webinar of AIVP […]
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