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Transformations in retail trade within urban atmosphere. Sonic environment and public space attractiveness in the historical centre of Mestre
Journal Title: ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI 
Author/s: Nicola Di Croce 
Year:  2021 Issue: 130 Language: Italian 
Pages:  22 Pg. 5-26 FullText PDF:  182 KB
DOI:  10.3280/ASUR2021-130001
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The article investigates the transformations of Mestre (Venice) inner city’s public space by considering the changing of retail trade and the public policies designed for its revitalizations. The aim is to analyse the variations in historical centre’s attractiveness taking into account its atmosphere its symbolic and perceptual character - and more particularly its sonic environment.
Keywords: Retail trade; public space; attractiveness; sonic environment; urban policies.

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Nicola Di Croce, Transformations in retail trade within urban atmosphere. Sonic environment and public space attractiveness in the historical centre of Mestre in "ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI" 130/2021, pp. 5-26, DOI:10.3280/ASUR2021-130001

   

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