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Autumn 2014 Newsletter: Hot and Cold Waterfronts

As water sports’ popularity declines in Europe, the market is heating up in unexpected places like Namibia and China. Waterfronts NL offers solutions to both these problems. More

The Dutch Approach

An integrated team can look beyond the boundaries of the waterfront itself, beyond the individual disciplines of each team member, and combine these different perspectives into a streamlined vision. More

Mitigating Climate Change

With 60% of its population living below sea level, the Netherlands might be the country most vulnerable but also the most prepared for coping with flooding and sea level rises due to climate change. More
  • Poznan Development Strategy for the Warta River, Poland

    Poznan Development Strategy for the Warta River, Poland

    For the first time in Poland, a single strategy has been developed that provides integrated solution for water safety + spatial quality + economic feasibility.

  • Friesland, The Netherlands

    Friesland, The Netherlands

    Friesland is considered to be the sailing capital of the Netherlands, with its dotted lakes connected by a widespread network of canals, the province has made huge investments in waterfront activities, and boasts dozens of marinas.

  • Qingdao Waterfront

    Qingdao Waterfront

    The Qingdao waterfront, was transformed in 2003-2008 from an industrial shipyard into a vibrant mixed-use public waterfront and marina in preparation for hosting Olympic sailing events for the 2008 Beijing Summer Games.

  • Amsterdam North

    Amsterdam North

    Over the last 10 years, Amsterdam's north bank has been gradually transforming from a historical industrial port into a creative media hub.

  • Raha Beach, Abu Dhabi

    Raha Beach, Abu Dhabi

    With over 200 natural islands, Abu Dhabi has recently experienced a huge expansion in its waterfront and marina development. Raha Beach is one of the first completed projects of this latest waterfront boom, and includes 9 km of waterfront, mixed uses, and four marinas.