Aqua est vita. The role of the river in the modern megalopolis

MUF 2017
07 July
Ever since the first settlements, access to water has been considered as a key factor in determining the location of the world’s largest cities. Encouraging regional development, water has always been a transportation and trade artery used for as a source of irrigation and nourishment. Water resources continue to play key role in the social and cultural as well as economic development of megacities. ? What are the new uses of water main resources in the modern urban development? ? How can agglomerations use water resources to boost their efficiency? ? What are the unique strategic advantages of river megacities?