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Urbanistica Cover 129

The city concept and strategic vision

italy, town planning, italia, pianificazione urbana,
siena, piano strutturale, structural plan, plans & policies

Michele Talia

In the structural plan of Siena attention given to the relation between elaborating a fertile city concept and the main planning choices has protected town-planning discipline against the risks of a management too closely bound up with contingent matters. And in fact the city concept which has been made the hub of the new SP not only sought to reconstruct the way in which the urban community perceived itself, but has shaped a vision of the future compatible with the aspirations towards change forming part of the local identity.

This article appears in issue 129 of Urbanistica (pag. 32).