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International Studies: Interdisciplinary Cultural and Political Journal

Abstract

The European policies acknowledge greenways and “Green Infrastructure” as strategically planned and delivered networks comprising the broadest range of green spaces and other environmental features. The Aniene River, linking the eastern suburbs of Rome to the City of Tivoli, has been envisaged in a multi-level approach as a Green-Blue Infrastructure able to hinder land use fragmentation and provide new continuity to remainders of open space. In turn, landscape is taken into account as a biodiversity reservoir, the scenery of outstanding cultural heritage and the relevant backdrop of ordinary life.

Keywords

Green Infrastructure, urban fringe, urban planning, urban design, urban governance, Aniene River

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First Page

29

Last Page

43

Language

eng

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