Del Bo, Adalberto, Bignami, Daniele Fabrizio (Eds.)
2014, XXVII, 288 p. 138 illus., 51 illus. in color.
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Describes a very rare, multidisciplinary urban revitalization project at an historic populated site in a developing country
Covers all aspects of the project, providing much technical detail
Offers an excellent example of cross-cultural cooperation between a Western and an Eastern, Islamic country
This book describes six months of initial intensive activities within a motivating multidisciplinary project to achieve sustainable social, economic, and environmental revitalization in the historic core of Multan City, Pakistan. The project is managed by Fondazione Politecnico di Milano within the framework of the "Pakistan-Italian Debt for Development Swap Agreement” and has five components: a livelihood improvement program, a living conditions improvement program, revitalization of physical assets, establishment of a Pakistan-Italian resource centre at Multan, and an Italian collaboration program for training and capacity building. All aspects are covered in this book, which provides a comprehensive account of progress in this excellent example of cross-cultural cooperation between a Western and an Eastern country in regenerating an historic populated site.
Content Level »Professional/practitioner
Keywords »Air Quality Monitoring - Cross-cultural Cooperation - Environmental Improvement Program - Fondazione Politecnico di Milano - Italian-pakistani Entrepreneurial Relationships - Pakistan-Italian Resource Centre at Multan - Preservation of Historical Buildings - Remote Sensing Urban Analysis - Sustainable Regeneration - Urban Planning