Peter Stuyvesant and the History of Reclamation in the First World

By Floro M. Mercene (Read Original Article Here) “The Expanding Manhattan Coastline” by Racontours says that since the days of Dutch New York, Manhattan Island has undergone massive transformation to its coastline. The article said the first land reclamation was undertaken by Peter Stuyvesant upon taking over as the colony’s governor in 1646. He wanted…

The sun shines on reclamation

Originally Published in Manila Bulletin Manila Bulletin – Tue, Apr 16, 2013 From Aquino to Aquino, the project has languished for 17 years. Now, under Aquino II, there’s urgent reason to push for a Solar City that will rise on stilts on Manila Bay, vertically from the breakwater 2.5 km outward, with a width of 600…

Manila Goldcoast Development Corporation Bulung-Pulungan Forum

But why reclaim Manila Bay in the first place? By Alyosha J. Robillos Philippine Daily Inquirer 1:01 am | Monday, April 15th, 2013 MANILA Goldcoast Development Corporation vice chair Edmundo Lim and journalist Deedee Siytangco at the Bulung-Pulungan forum in Sofitel The developer of the controversial reclamation of Manila Bay defended the project, citing its…