A LONG AND DIFFICULT TRANSITION IN ITALY

Virna Bussadori
European Council of Spatial Planners

 

ABSTRACT
The national planning tradition in Italy dates back to the ’40. This article studies the evolution of the discipline in the last seventy years, highlighting the process that has evolved from a strict hierarchic system based on regulative land-use planning and national competencies to regional and local diversification highlighting the new attempts at striving to more strategic spatial visions.

 

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SAJ Vol. 2, 2010, No. 2