ART | RIO DE JANEIRO CITTÀ DEI MEGA EVENTI SPORTIVI

Rio de Janeiro città dei mega eventi sportivi: progetti, politiche urbane e impatti sociali by Giuliana Costa (2012) TERRITORIO n. 60 ISSN 1825-8689 In the next two years, Rio de Janeiro will host the two largest sporting events on the planet, the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games. This article illustrates the context factors which led the city … Continue reading

MAG | ECONOMY, ENVIRONMENT AND LANDSCAPE

Marcello Magoni with the contribute of Giulia Pesaro Editorial referee on the topic about relationship between the economy and landscape, where the latter also considers all territorial, cultural, and ecosystem aspects. This relationship is seen on the basis of the principle stated in the European Landscape Convention “the whole territory is landscape”, including the ordinary and degraded areas. In a … Continue reading

MAG | PERI-URBAN OPEN SPACES

Special edition editor for “Planning Practice & Research” on “Planning and Designing Peri-urban Open Spaces” Referent: Marcello Magoni The peri-urban landscape and its open spaces have enormous potential to play a positive role in enhancing urban sustainability. Despite their differing histories, most European cities have in common a fragmented urban fringe, which is currently seen as a liability rather than … Continue reading

ART | SPAZI CONTESI IN AFRICA E MEDIO ORIENTE

Spazi contesi in Africa e Medio Oriente edited by Francesco Chiodelli (2012) TERRITORIO n. 61 ISSN 1825-8689 This report collects a series of papers that investigate the relationship between planning and conflict in contexts that are ‘faraway’ (and often discussed very little by urban studies in Italy): Jerusalem, Dakar, Istanbul, Nairobi, Cairo, and a Sahrawi refugee camp in Algeria. The … Continue reading