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Quality of Life in Fringe Areas: The Place of Social and Urban Design
Journal Title: ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI 
Author/s: Fabio Converti, Morte Piera Della 
Year:  2010 Issue: 97-98 Language: Italian 
Pages:  13 Pg. 35-47 FullText PDF:  280 KB
DOI:  10.3280/ASUR2010-097004
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The paper deals with the issue about the suburban fringe areas, highlighting the genesis, the causes, its main features, and the collective negative impact which processes of urban sprawl can cause. Then the paper investigates the issue of quality of life and social relations within peripheral settlements and proposing possible solutions to improve the quality of social networks and relationships through urban design.
Keywords: Urban sprawl, fringe areas, quality of life, social capital, urban economy, urban design

Fabio Converti, Morte Piera Della, Quality of Life in Fringe Areas: The Place of Social and Urban Design in "ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI" 97-98/2010, pp. 35-47, DOI:10.3280/ASUR2010-097004

   

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