Studying Cultural Territorial Systems: Introduction
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The main objective of this chapter is to introduce the book as a first result of ongoing research about cultural heritage and landscape as a key for a sustainable local development. A place-based approach is useful to promote cultural territorial systems as the necessary interpretative format to understand the contemporary urban and territorial structure, which is often polarized between metropolitan areas and small and mid-sized towns.
KeywordsUrban planning Historic centre Cultural heritage
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