Efficient and Nice – Land Consumption and Urban Decay

  • Ilenia Pierantoni
Part of the The Urban Book Series book series (UBS)


It is now commonly accepted that urban degradation is one of the aspects that most affect the quality of life and, more generally, the quality of the urban landscape. It is very difficult to say with certainty whether the phenomenon of degradation in urban areas is an independent phenomenon or whether it is closely linked to other external factors, such as the decline in average per-capita income levels, the crisis in economic-productive sectors, the ineffectiveness of urban plans and policies, or even in relation to specific sectoral policies.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Architecture and DesignUniversity of CamerinoAscoli PicenoItaly

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