Sport and the City, between urban regeneration and sustainable development. The Cagliari case study

Ladua, Mara and Balletto, Ginevra and Borruso, Giuseppe (2019) Sport and the City, between urban regeneration and sustainable development. The Cagliari case study. TeMA Journal of Land Use, Mobility and Environment, 12 (2). pp. 157-164. ISSN 1970-9870

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Sport has always played a prominent role in civil society. Although it has been conceived as a strategic political means throughout history, nowadays sport is considered a positive force in achieving sustainable development. The international documents recognize the contributions it makes to health, education and social inclusion objectives. Anyway, the analysis concerning the relationship between sport and the city should consider both social and physical aspects because people are progressively understanding the city as an ideal palimpsest for sports activities. In this regard, the new phenomenon called “street sport” represents a real challenge for urban governance and planning. The present study focuses on policies and urban design projects adopted by Cagliari City Council to make Cagliari a great Sports City. Cagliari has unique environmental, geographical and climatic features which allow to promote sport activities throughout the year. Moreover, in the recent

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sport in the city; Sustainable Development, Sport Governance
Subjects: 700 Arti, Belle arti e Arti decorative > 710 Urbanistica e paesistica > 711 Urbanistica (Pianificazione territoriale) (Classificare le opere d'insieme su Urbanistica e Architettura in 720; classificare le opere interdisciplinari sull'Urbanistica in 307.12) > 711.094 Urbanistica - Europa (Pianificazione territoriale - Europa)
Depositing User: Rosa Anna La Rocca
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2021 15:23
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2021 15:23

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