Italy is a very prominent country in terms of cultural heritage: it boasts as many as 51 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
But the central role of Italy lies not only in the quantity but rather in the quality of the cultural heritage.
Other factors influence this role such
Only a relatively small portion of the artistic resources resides in the museums, while the rest is scattered in the cities and in the countryside.
This incredible heritage is the
For this reason, the management of the abandoned property, both private and public, should not be considered a burden, but rather a resource for cultural development.
Improvement and redevelopment projects must
We do not need new constructions and new overbuilding. The strategy to improve the housing environment and reclaim our cultural identity is to revive the small abandoned centers or to redevelop buildings in a state of abandonment, with a story that is our history.
Term disused areas (Aree Dismesse, in Italian) we refers to those spaces that have lost their original purpose and thus are no longer being used. Quite often...Read more