STUDY TO REGENERATE THE DEGRADED NEIGHBORHOOD OF SAN CARLO ON THE NORTHERN OUTSKIRT OF PADUA, ITALY
Published: 31 Aug 2017
Abstract: The San Carlo neighborhood with the church of San Carlo at its center is a degraded area in the northern outskirts of Padua, a city located near Venice in the Veneto region of north-eastern Italy. Once marked by a distinctive identity, this part of the outskirts of Padua has gradually lost its social and functional character. The idea of restoring this decaying district has long been the subject of discussion by the local authorities. The neighborhood of San Carlo is one of the subjects recently investigated by students studying the ‘Architectural and Urban Composition 2' course on the Master’s Degree in Architectural Engineering at the University of Padua. Their ideas include a green piazza park, a community center and hall, a library, study rooms for students, additional parking, open space for the weekly market.
Keywords: regeneration, public space, urban planning, memory
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