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Transforming Ports, Changing Cities

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The requirements of a compatible urban and port development impose a search for the most innovative solutions by the stakeholders of port cities. Today, the implementation of new strategies based on up to now little exploited resources on the city-port interfaces can enable the competitiveness of port cities and their international attractiveness to be strengthened whilst contributing actively to the improvement of the quality of urban life. Panorama of what already makes the success of port cities which have chosen the path of innovation.

These AIVP Days held in Barcelona are a great opportunity to learn about the innovative proposals being studied in the port and the city for cruise ship traffic, water-based leisure activities, economic activity related to the maritime sector, new urbanization proposals for the port environment, etc.