Palermo, city-garden since its origins, has madegreen one of its most obvious expressions. Thecity preserves as in a casket, the mostsignificant testimonies of the history of thegreen which occupies a decisive role from theenvironmental, historical and landscape pointof view. The splendid parks of the Conca d'Orothat once embraced the city, are echoed by thewonderful private gardens hidden within noblepalaces, churches and monasteries and publicparks and villas, some of which have now beentransformed into green spaces and urbanvegetable gardens. The contribution exposesthe results of a study conducted at theDepartment of Architecture of the University ofPalermo, aimed at focusing on the evolutionarystages and the transformations generated bythe anthropic intervention on the vegetationaspect of the territory, both in urban and extraurbancontexts, analyzes the environmentalconsequences linked to these and offers foodfor thought on the new urban scenarios, theresult of a process regeneration aimed atimproving outdoor environmental well-being.
|Numero di pagine||9|
|Rivista||SUSTAINABLE MEDITERRANEAN CONSTRUCTION|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2019|
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