Urbania Festival 29-30-31/01/2009 Bologna Italy
The Festival is focused on “the Hell and Paradise” of life in contemporary cities. Urbania, the Bologna urbanism festival, proposes to gather urbanists, landscape architects, artists and politicians from Italy and abroad. Lectures, talks and meetings held for three days in order to discuss about urban economy, town life and urban writing. Here, some of the preeminent international figures of architecture, economics, public administration, art and literature aim to exchange views on several themes.
Urbania, the Bologna urbanism festival, along with some of the leading international personalities of architecture, economics, public administration, art and literature aims to explore different issues:
-The urge to face the ecological crisis by the means of urban planning and urban design.
-The financial emergencies and the social housing.
-The issues related to soil consumption and limited resources.
“The Hell and Paradise” in urban life, crucial to the case, is a matter of necessity.
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