Relazioni rurali storiche per la città contemporanea: esperienze condotte nel milanese

Paola Branduini


The historical relationship between city and countryside is explicitly rural in its legacy, or in its tangible and intangible persistences. In the search for new balances and ways of living within the contemporary city, how does the role of rural heritage explicate for the quality of life of places? The reflection begins with an investigation into the ways of transmitting historical heritage through urban agriculture initiatives in Milan, then reflects on a method for the analysis of the current and historical landscape implemented in some initiatives undertaken in the Milan area and focus on the effectiveness of the adopted communication tools.


Milan; urban agriculture; cultural heritage; landscape; historical reading

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