Densificazione vs dispersione urbana

Coppola, Emanuela (2012) Densificazione vs dispersione urbana. TeMA Journal of Land Use, Mobility and Environment, 5 (1). pp. 131-143. ISSN 1970-9870

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The urban sprawl that consumes land and don’t create urban quality is definitely one of the most serious crisis in the territory, historically became from the American model of the CBD (Central Business District) associated with dense and lowdensity suburbs boundless, achievable through the use of the car, which extended the size of the city - the shape and extension of American cities would be inconceivable without the car. A model that has spread to Europe after World War II, implemented in a very wide range, from the policy of the Grand ensembles in French to the New Towns in Britain. In Italy, after the Second World War, urban development is under the control of the plans (Milan, Rome, Naples). The '80s and '90s have seen the urban planning trend in the dispersion as urbanized countryside and urban sprawl. Even today we witness the phenomenon that the municipalities dramatically urbanized always new agricultural areas to cash related expenses of urbanization.The demolition and rebuild seems less convenient to consume new agricultural land, hardly ever accepted the idea of reusing sites in favor of the environment and quality of life. In this article, as well as exploring the concept of urban form dense and continuous, it also raises key issues such as the "city effect", you want through the exploration of the principles of the innovative practice of densification in areas of existing stations and Transit Oriented Development project (TOD), identify the principles behind this innovative practice.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Densification, urban quality, sprawl, Transit Oriented Development Project
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 620 Ingegneria e attivita' affini
700 Arti, Belle arti e Arti decorative > 710 Urbanistica e paesistica
Depositing User: Rosa Anna La Rocca
Date Deposited: 09 May 2012 08:16
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2015 15:20

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