Riverfront Development and Sustainable Development: Part #2

When we talk about riverfront development, does back or front matter? In developed country either river in the back or front i.e. whether the river is in our front yard or back yard, it does not matter. Here are some examples:

River front Project. Source of picture is here.

Or alternately river in the backyard. Source of picture is here.

But … for developing countries, it does very much matter.

Here are some examples:

River in the frontyard of home, in Karangwaru Yogyakarta, Indonesia

 

Or in Jakarta, Indonesia:

All pictures are nice. But, when the river is in the backyard, what happens?

This is a picture of a river in Jakarta, when the river is in the backyard. Citizens think the river is a long garbage disposal site.

And, another example:

Do you see the difference, when river in the frontyard and in the backyard?

To be continued here.

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