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Farm Cultural Park: An Experience of Social Innovation in the Recovery of the Historical Centre of Favara

Author:
Faraci, Giorgio
Source:
Procedia Environmental Sciences 2017 v.37 pp. 676-688
ISSN:
1878-0296
Subject:
design for environment, farms, people
Abstract:
In 2010 some people from Favara decided to initiate a process of recovery and re-appropriation of the abandoned historical centre, by establishing Farm Cultural Park, a private cultural institution. This paper aims to describe the process of sustainable design, social innovation and inclusion, triggered by the Farm Cultural Park in the historical centre of Favara which, by showing its resilience, has redefined its identity, progressing from a place of widespread, unauthorised development to a dynamic creative city.
Agid:
5661007