Recent years (as in the last 20) have seen some big developments:
- Temple Bar and Docklands rejuvenation
Reconstruction of previously derelict stretches
The Port Tunnel, HGV ban and 30km limit to sections
So what big ideas are out there to rejuvenate the quays and truely bring the river back to the heart of city life. I'm spurred by a recent website I discovered http://www.urbannexusinitiative.com/ looking at approaches to design on the quays. Our friends at DCC have also had an objective in various development plans for over 10 years to develop a strategy or framework for the River Liffey and its environs but it has yet to make an appearance. So what can be done to create an better environment along the river and improve the aesthetic, functioning and value of the quays to the city...