Books
2001

Sustainable Venice : Suggestions for the Future


Type: International
Authors: Ignazio Musu
Publisher: Kluwer Academic, Series on Economics, Energy, Environment
Date: 2001

Abstract

It is universally recognised that Veniceand its lagoon are of such value that they constitute an international public good that must be preserved for humanity as a whole. But such an ambitious task requires a diversified, sustainable set of economic activities, mostly focused on the production of services and non-material goods. This complex issue is analyzed using different approaches, with a discussion of the case of Venice as an example of some of the most relevant problems concerning the relation between the environment and development in the contemporary world: the trade-off between preserving an ecosystem and considering it as an economic resource; the evolution of different urban growth scenarios and the preservation of a physical habitat; the role of immaterial production in urban economic development; the nature of tourism as a sustainable activity, considered from both the environmental and cultural angles; the institutional aspect of governing a process of sustainable urban development.  

Contributors: I. Musu, M. Bon et al., C. Magnani, T. Pelzel, M. Rispoli et al., J. Van Der Borg, A. P. Russo, E. Rullani, S. Micelli, B. Dente et al.

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