Project of Building Man-made Islands and Development of Port Facilities at the Port of Kobeby Masao Takano, Port & Harbor Bur, Kobe, Japan,
Abstract: The most characteristic point of the Port of Kobe is the building of man-made islands: Port Island and Rokko Island, where the port facilities and container terminals have been arranged at their circumferential parts - with urban functions such as international conference and exhibition halls, office buildings, hotels, commercial districts and a housing complex in their central parts. This has resulted from Kobe's specific conditions that the port facilities be adjacent to the urban district.
Subject Headings: Ports and harbors | Islands | Commercial buildings | Terminal facilities | Container shipping | Business districts | Housing
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