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Sustainability 2014, 6(7), 4580-4586;

Waterfront Areas as Hotspots of Sustainable and Creative Development of Cities

Department of Conservation of Architectural and Environmental Heritage, University of Naples Federico II, Via Roma, 402, Napoli 80132, Italy
Deptment of Spatial Economics, VU University, De Boelelaan 1105, HV 1081 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Received: 4 September 2013 / Revised: 2 July 2014 / Accepted: 7 July 2014 / Published: 22 July 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Cities and Waterfront Infrastructure)
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This special issue of Sustainability is devoted to a very important sustainability topic, viz. cities and waterfront infrastructure. The presence of—and access to—water has been a critical factor in the long history of settlement patterns of humankind. Water is not only a necessary consumption good for survival, but has also an important production potential in an economic sense. [...] View Full-Text
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Girard, L.F.; Kourtit, K.; Nijkamp, P. Waterfront Areas as Hotspots of Sustainable and Creative Development of Cities. Sustainability 2014, 6, 4580-4586.

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