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Urbanistica Cover n.135/2008

The development of the city

housing, urban development, sviluppo urbano,
ancona, residenza, plans & policies

Marcello Gidoni

The development of the city, with the creation of what is known as Ancona 3, began in the early ’70s after the catastrophic earthquake of 1972, with the construction of these housing expansion districts (Q1, Q2 and Q3) in the southern part of the municipal territory. Even though the initial forecasts of the masterplan of 1973 of as many as 25,000 new inhabitants were not achieved, urban expansion involved vast areas and greatly modified the organization of the city...

This article appears in issue 135 of Urbanistica (pag. 15).