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The study of the Eastern waterfront of Mumbai: a situation analysis conducted between August 2000-December 2001

By: Mehrotra, Rahul.
Contributor(s): Joshi, Pankaj | Paul, Anirudh.
Publisher: Mumbai Urban Design Research Institute 2004Description: vi, 72 p.ISBN: 8190197401.Subject(s): Waterfronts | ArchitectureDDC classification: 307.34 Summary: The objective of this study was to formulate development strategies, policy instruments, and a public imagination for the regeneration of the Port and Dock Lands of the Island City of Mumbai. The estates of the Bombay Port Trust o?ccupying the entire harbour-side shore of the Island City c?ontains docks, warehouses, ship-breaking yards, formal and informal industries and economic activities which have been a vital part of the citys economy and history. Across the harbour in Navi Mumbai, containerised shipping has eclipsed the functions of the BPT, the sole custodian of the Port and Dock Lands, and the largest land-holder in the city. Over the past forty years, containerisation, regional competition, and the urbanisation of the city's hinterlands have dramatically changed the historic relationship between the old port, city, and harbour of Mumbai.
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The objective of this study was to formulate development strategies, policy instruments, and a public imagination for the regeneration of the Port and Dock Lands of the Island City of Mumbai. The estates of the Bombay Port Trust o?ccupying the entire harbour-side shore of the Island City c?ontains docks, warehouses, ship-breaking yards, formal and informal industries and economic activities which have been a vital part of the citys economy and history. Across the harbour in Navi Mumbai, containerised shipping has eclipsed the functions of the BPT, the sole custodian of the Port and Dock Lands, and the largest land-holder in the city. Over the past forty years, containerisation, regional competition, and the urbanisation of the city's hinterlands have dramatically changed the historic relationship between the old port, city, and harbour of Mumbai.

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