Essays and Viewpoint
Lights and shadows on the management of the dismissed industrial heritage
- Industrial Heritage,
- Property Disposal
How to Cite
Vitale, A. (2012). Lights and shadows on the management of the dismissed industrial heritage. TECHNE - Journal of Technology for Architecture and Environment, 3(1), 97–101. https://doi.org/10.13128/Techne-10869
AbstractThe extensive industrial dismissal has opened a strategic issue within the broader public and private housing stock.
To reuse and manage this dismissed heritage, after decades of new areas invasion policies, new issues based on areas conversion and buildings recovery are today brought to attention; buildings considered by international critics as witnesses of vital processes in West society over the past two centuries.
They are however more vulnerable, for the low value the current opinion still confers to them, while the research world has opened a significant and widespread dispute. Therefore some requests for the «Cultural Heritage and Landscape Act» revision have been advanced ̶ which has trivialized the problem ̶ in order to include the industrial heritage within the cultural heritage, while it is urgent the redefinition of an ad hoc project status.