Local Self-sustainable Development

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


Starting from the known theories of Francoise Choay on heritage and the subsequent developments made by Alberto Magnaghi regarding local territorialism, this chapter, after outlining the cornerstones of most shared theories in science relative to sustainable local development, seeks to illustrate the potential role of cultural heritage within this paradigm. In this way, this chapter is a trait d’union between cultural heritage and development (see Chaps.   2 and  4).


Local sustainable development Urban design Landscape planning 


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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