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Alberto Magnaghi

Alberto MagnaghiBiography

Alberto Magnaghi is Professor of Territorial Planning at The University of Florence and Architectural School Founder of the ‘Italian Territorialist School’. For many years he has been co-ordinating a national research project on ‘local self-sustainable development’ and ‘identity and representation of territory, landscape and environment’.  His most recent publications include The Urban Village: A Charter for Democracy and Local Self-sustainable Development.

He is the co-ordinator of LaPEI, the Laboratory for the Ecological Design of Settlements in Florence and ARNM or Rete del Nuovo Municipio (New Municipium Network): the Italian association of cities and territories, local authorities, scientists and social committees aimed at the promotion of local self-sustainable development by means of participatory democracy and active citizenship.

The Urban Bioregion lecture

 

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