Archinect - News 2017-09-19T20:30:53-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/55057510/what-exactly-is-bluewater-s-secret What exactly is Bluewater's secret? Nam Henderson 2012-08-10T15:32:00-04:00 >2012-08-10T15:32:46-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/63/63hbeopaririangm.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/63/63hbeopaririangm.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/63/63hbeopaririangm.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/63/63hbeopaririangm.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>According to its architect Eric Kuhne, head designer at the multinational firm CivicArts, Bluewater is "a city rather than a retail destination".</p></em><br /><br /><p> With the news that the enormous north Kent shopping mall, is planning an extension Owen Hatherly examines the mall and its environs to ascertain the secrets of Bluewater's success.</p>