This paper propose policy directions for waterfront redevelopment in Busan, Korea's largest port city. A comparative approach is proposed, based on the relation between waterfront area and the overall structure of the port city in European cities. A spatial model of the European port city is discussed and applied to the Busan case, in order to highlight the major stakes.

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Korea Maritime Institute
Erasmus School of Economics

Lee, S. W., & Ducruet, C. (2006). Waterfront redevelopment and territorial integration in Le Havre (France) and Southampton (UK). Retrieved from