Built heritage and landscape role in the Rome metropolitan plan
Built Heritage and landscape are long-term cultural and material memories costantly reinterpreted by the contemporaries. Both are considered as fundamental level for local and regional development in the Rome’s Metropolitan Plan (Piano Territoriale Provinciale Generale PTPG). The Plan interpret nature, built heritage and landscape as key value that characterize the metropolitan identities. Settlement’s transformations in the plan arise from the physical and historical form of the territory and encourage a double polycentrism (Rome and 120 municipalities). One of the general objective of the plan is to reorganize present settlement in made the most of existing patterns rules and peculiarities by using principles of the compact city. The paper would like to point out how built heritage and landscape development have to re-shapes the territories of our dispersal contemporary city.
Rome’s Metropolitan Plan, Built heritage, Piano Territoriale Provinciale Generale