Agricultural Land into the City: 5 Environmentally Sustainable Ecological Parks
The article illustrates an environmentally sustainable urban project developed in the city of Vigevano (Italy), example of a new form of planning which tends to restrict the territorial development that involves soil consumption and reduction of natural areas, especially in the fringes where the city faces to open areas. The goal is the sustainable design of open spaces without identity (urban voids) for their preservation and enhancement as well as awareness rising.
The urban voids are identified by unbuilt areas located within the cities, without functions, uses, and without any recognizable identity established by the society; typical effect of the phenomenon of urban sprawl.
The project has been developed with the financial support of the Cariplo Foundation and the commitment shown by the city of Vigevano.
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