Comparing Sustainable Urban Transformation of Riverside Between North Europe and China

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Riverside is the place where human civilization originated. The waterfront space in Northern Europe and China represents different forms of space between the sea and the river. Yangtze river is the most important canal over China, Shanghai, Wuhan and Chongqing are typical city along this river. Comparing different cities among North Europe and China, this paper discusses sustainability in such aspects: historic restoration and imitation, ecologic protection, policy making and built environment evaluation. This paper use GIS to show ecologic protection of riverside, and case studies include world exposition development on the waterfront in Shanghai, large-scale mixed-use development in Oslo and Gothenburg, canal bankside development of Wuhan and integration of environmental art and lighting of Chongqing. Analyzes the sustainability factors in the process of riverside development and summarizes the principles of Urban Transformation of Riverside.
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ISO568
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South-central University for Nationalitirs

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