Promenade de la Grave | Percé, Canada | AECOM

August 12, 2019,AEST

Since the turn of the century, the historic core of the town of Percé, located at the eastern tip of the Gaspé region in Canada, has suffered the effects of climate change. Indeed, the gradual loss of the ice cover that once protected Anse-du-Sud Promenade has disappeared, leading to significant | Read More

Transforming a place for machines into a place for the community

April 2, 2019,AEDT

Once well-connected to the natural beauty of the Pacific Ocean, Los Angeles’ Wilmington neighborhood had slowly been separated from the coast by the expansion of the Port of Los Angeles—a major maritime industry powerhouse. As the busiest container port in North America, and a major source of economic vitality for | Read More

Civitas design for Lake Minnetonka Urban Waterfront moves forward

April 19, 2018,AEST

Civitas has received City Council approval to move forward with the design of implementation plans, and construction documents for the Lake Effect Project to revitalize the Lake Minnetonka waterfront for the City of Wayzata, Minnesota. A strategic initiative to enhance Wayzata’s character and connectivity to Lake Minnetonka, the project is intended | Read More

Creating a New Model for Waterfront Revitalization

June 21, 2017,AEST

Waterfront regeneration first became a major focus of urban design in the early 1980’s, prompted by the development of notable projects such as Battery Park City in New York, Pier 39 in San Francisco, Navy Pier in Chicago, as well as Vancouver’s waterfront. Since then, cities worldwide have leveraged their | Read More

East Midtown Waterfront Esplanade | New York, USA | AECOM

November 9, 2015,AEDT

Emblematic of New York’s return to its shoreline is Manhattan’s circumferential Greenway – the near contiguous, multiple-use chain of promenades and bikeways that, over the past decade, has been drawn around the city’s waterfront. The Greenway has reopened waterfront vistas, augmented Manhattan’s green and recreational space, and made local residents | Read More

Civitas revitalises San Diego with North Embarcadero waterfront park

July 15, 2015,AEST

San Diego’s new North Embarcadero waterfront park forms part of a revitalized gateway to the city’s downtown center and establishes an energized destination within a rapidly developing area of the city. The 1000-foot-long linear park adjacent to San Diego Bay is the first phase of a $200 million, 10-phase project | Read More