The Institutional Framework for Planning Instruments and Heritage Protection

  • Francesco RotondoEmail author
Part of the Springer Geography book series (SPRINGERGEOGR)


After the author re-read synthetically the planning system in Italy, which since 2001 has become increasingly regionalized, this chapter addresses the role that cultural heritage and landscape play in this system. It highlights the potential and the limits of the national framework indicating possible developments driven by the changes that both the economic crisis and those in economic markets and societal attitudes have brought.


Planning instruments Heritage protection Urban planning law 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil Engineering and ArchitecturePolytechnic University of Bari (Italy)BariItaly

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