Drosscapes Recycle: a strategy for risk management through landscape

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Vito Cappiello
Francesca Fasanino


The debate on divestment and drosscapes is taking a much more central role in the post industrialization period within the modern societies.

It is a fact the perspective of a constant and linear growth has been lost.

The economic development stopped and turned itself in a “degrowth” which was questionably theorizing as a new "happy" phase.

However the decline and the large consequent divestments bring out a new pattern of availability both in territories and designers.

The traditional deficiency of urban spaces to allocate complex functional cities equipments is nowadays replaced by a virtual excess of empty urban spaces which are theoretically "ready" to play other roles.

In this process, the private capital could play an important role in the transformation of citizen in consumer, if the institutions fail in being an efficient "guarantors" with respect of the urban role these areas have to maintain.


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CappielloV., & FasaninoF. (2016). Drosscapes Recycle: a strategy for risk management through landscape. UPLanD - Journal of Urban Planning, Landscape & Environmental Design, 1(1), 317. https://doi.org/10.6092/2531-9906/5044


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