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Cycles, fashions and international circulation in urban mega-projects
Journal Title: TERRITORIO 
Author/s: Matti Siemiatycki 
Year:  2014 Issue: 71 Language: Italian 
Pages:  9 Pg. 7-15 FullText PDF:  824 KB
DOI:  10.3280/TR2014-071001
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Nonostante un corpo crescente di letteratura evidenzi come i mega-progetti urbani spesso finiscano per disattendere le aspettative di efficacia urbanistica, rendimento finanziario, miglioramento infrastrutturale e di inclusione sociale, la scala e la diffusione di questo tipo di interventi sono in aumento in larga parte del mondo. Verrebbe dunque da chiedersi come mai questi progetti continuino a riscuotere tanto favore, in particolar modo in città e settori in cui sono evidenti i segni dei fallimenti passati. L’articolo individua differenti fasi di maturazione dei mega-progetti, ne evidenzia attori e gruppi di interesse a scala urbana, notando i potenziali ambiti di innovazione. Sostiene infine che i mega-progetti urbani continuano ad essere programmati anche in virtù di mode e retoriche che circolano fra amministratori e decisori, che promettono benefici immediati e che si fondano su potenti messaggi politici e simbolici Parole chiave: trasferimento delle politiche; innovazione; mega-progetti

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Matti Siemiatycki, Cycles, fashions and international circulation in urban mega-projects in "TERRITORIO" 71/2014, pp. 7-15, DOI:10.3280/TR2014-071001


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