Territorial and Urban Recovery Design: In Search of a Contribution to Sustainable Planning

  • Vincenzo Riso
Part of the The Urban Book Series book series (UBS)


With the closing of an era of new urbanization and unceasing building growth, architecture will continue to matter, since the built environment still has many problems to address. However, to be operational, sustainable planning needs to be based on a better environmental balance as well as on each territory’s distinctiveness. In terms of spatial organization, this should lead to proposals for interventions, which should be both strong with regard to the technical aspects and rooted in the social and cultural context.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Minho School of Architecture (EAUM), Landscape, Heritage and Territory Laboratory (Lab2PT)BragaPortugal

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