Architettura/paesaggio - didattica e progetto

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[automatically translated] Think about the relationship between architecture and landscape involves some difficulties, since the latter is burdened by several misconceptions and misunderstandings. The most important of them, in my opinion, have their origin in the sixties of the twentieth century, when environmentalists - first - began to speak of the landscape within a movement that had its center in product damage complaint, to the planet, by deforestation rather than by industrial emissions or the hydrogeological alterations or use of pesticides etc. In the seventies the movement, with a similar ideological thrust and with a strong opposition to the dominant development model, it turned into a real party - usually called the Green with various local meanings - which began, for better worse, to influence policy and to permeate the culture of the western states. In this climate, the transformations derived from human edificatoria (from major infrastructure to urban expansion, new monuments - the arc of relevance, ie, architecture and civil engineering) returned without appeal in the category of damages; then, in all that was considered antagonistic enemy, even the landscape. Not only: to have introduced the notion of landscape in a protective environment and protection of natural phenomena and the environment has meant that it was confused, conceptually and lexically, with nature environment and territory; and, consequently, regarded as being outside the studies and research of the architects competence, unless not concern experiments as Drop City (Colorado,
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationIl progetto di Architettura fra didattica e ricerca Architectural design between teaching and research
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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