- Hardcover: 116 pages
- Publisher: Studio Gang Architects, Ltd. (2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0984018301
- ISBN-13: 978-0984018307
- Product Dimensions: 10.9 x 7.9 x 0.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,389,864 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Reverse Effect: Renewing Chicago's Waterways Hardcover – 2011
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The holistic approach by Gang -as evidenced throughout the book - is indicative of the mindset underfoot that is about restoration and reclamation, rather than large-scale infrastructure works that threaten the long-term health and viability of water networks. This approach reflects the City of Chicago's efforts in cleaning up the riverfront and Bubbly Creek in particular, in an effort to repurpose the river as an environmental and economic catalyst, rather than liability.
The beauty of Gang's approach is that its economic potential is manifest. Her designs create new development opportunities that reconnect the industrial lands surrounding Bubbly Creek into the urban fabric and add utility and value to the city. The mix of residential and commercial construction on the extended Chicago waterfront will provide the most stable and lucrative income streams to the city.Read more ›