Exchanging Ideas on Sustainable Architecture within and beyond the Global Cities of New York and Amsterdam
Webber, Gwen, The Architectural Review
In March this year, New York's Mayor Bloomberg unveiled the Vision 2020: New York City Comprehensive Waterfront Plan that provides a sustainable framework for the city's 835km of shoreline. Also this spring, the Dutch government launched the Amsterdam Plan: 2040, a strategy tackling climate change and shifting demographics that aims to reduce the ecological footprint of the city. Both plans, though devised independently of one another, indicate a desire to position Amsterdam and New York as competitive global cities.
Now, in an attempt to link the collective visions of both cities to produce sustainable conurbations, the AIA Center for Architecture in New York and ARCAM in Amsterdam have produced Glimpses of New York and Amsterdam in 2040, an exchange programme and exhibition curated …
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Publication information: Article title: Exchanging Ideas on Sustainable Architecture within and beyond the Global Cities of New York and Amsterdam. Contributors: Webber, Gwen - Author. Magazine title: The Architectural Review. Volume: 230. Issue: 1373 Publication date: July 2011. Page number: 24+. © 2008 EMAP Architecture. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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