I waterfront come generatori di qualità urbana

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[automatically translated] The new production dynamics, the interventions of sustainable development and conservation questions of the architectural heritage that now adopt the waterfront areas of the city are an important food for thought in a phase in which the theme of the regeneration of the "water city" is opening up new opportunities for urban and territorial transformation, acting actively in the scenario of the production of urban quality. The importance assumed in recent years by the urban transformations of historic waterfront area of the city has, in fact, opened up new prospects - and the resulting challenges - for research into risk conditions, on anthropogenic pressures and the opportunities offered by armor and historical identity . The dynamics of transformation and the need for preservation of the tangible and intangible heritage of the historic waterfront require that investigations and design experiments carried out in Sicily by the "local scale Risk Map" dot their cognitive attention, interpretive and diagnostic coastal areas . They will have to change the analytical and design tools targeted to the delicate urban system in which the stone city and town water intersect, producing fruitful synapses but also delicate critical in urban interface area that the liquid pours his reverb in 'entire territorial context producing development opportunities and connecting the waterfront to the local and regional production system.
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationCittà d’acqua. Risorse culturali e sviluppo urbano nei waterfront
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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