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Urban Development on the Dying Ravi?

Oct 2014
Rather than attempting to contain the river within a confined hard channel, those ‘developing’ the riverfront should pursue solutions that allow for the river to breathe as a river does every year. Seasonal agricultural patterns, for example, can be incorporated together with constructed wetlands in a soft landscape design to accommodate for the rise and ebb of the river flow.

Invisible Cities | Blog | Over the past two years, the Punjab government has picked up plans to develop the Ravi Riverfront as a mega project and has hired international consultants to prepare feasibility and detailed plans for the aforementioned project. This photo essay is being published with the intention...
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