Hafen City in Hamburg, Germany, shows us master planning taken to the next level. It is Europe's largest inner-city development, and a showcase of successful meeting of the minds, yielding winners in every realm. The city, developers, builders, architects - and especially citizens - are the "prosperity recipients" here...click on this link to view the video: http://vimeo.com/87810754
Manhattan's High Line is one of my favourite urban renovation projects anywhere in the World: through excellence in operations, administration, innovative programming and World-class design, this 1.45-mile-long New York City linear park is one beautiful example of urban renovation. Boarding the Meatpacking District in Lower Manhattan, and thriving since 2006 upon completion and after the space was donated by CSX Transportation, Inc. in 2005, an old and decaying railroad track was transformed into one of the most dynamic real estate, design and New York lifestyle niches in the city. More about that here:
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