RUD: Learning from Bologna: Heritage Planning in Italy
The topic of landmarking and preservation in the Bay Area continues to spur debates. The recent landmarking controversy in Berkeley exposed issues with the City’s approach to preservation. In this Forum, we will look at the typo-morphological approach to heritage adopted by Italy, in contrast to the North American approach to heritage planning, to see what lessons may be learned from an alternative approach.
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About the speaker:
Marco Chitti graduated in architecture in 2008 at the University of Ferrara (Italy) with a thesis about urban heritage in Delhi, India. Between 2008 and 2014, he practiced as an architect and planner on several heritage-related projects in Italy and abroad. He is a PhD candidate in urban planning at the University of Montréal, a former Vanier scholar and a lecturer at the École d’urbanisme et d’architecture de paysage, University of Montréal.