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Urbanistica Cover 132

The plan as governance of fragmentation: the territory of the Vicenza area

pianificazione territoriale, territorial planning, vicenza,
plans & policies

Luca Romano

The problems related to planning the territory of the Province of Vicenza are coloured with vaguely paradoxical tones: one of the most extraordinarily open economies of our country, in the process of selective integration with global markets, has its feet stuck in a territorial organization which in the space of just a few years shows alarming signs of wear. The basic reason for this is that the exhausting practice of widespread spontaneousness of growth gives rise to phenomena of congestion and paralysis.

This article appears in issue 132 of Urbanistica (pag. 88).