Smart Mediterranean Logics. Old - New Dimensions and Transformations of Territories and Cites-Ports in Mediterranean

  • Emanuela Nan University of Genoa
Keywords: Mediterranean, Desire territories, New logics


The land coast, with particular emphasis the port-city, are in fact used more and more like a menu in which different users increasingly move freely according to their needs.
The new definition parameters with respect to which the landscapes are recognizable, articulating configurations, immutable, and not concluded, but on the contrary, variables are always open and more leads, not the placement of functions, but the interaction between subjects, and actually pushed social, cultural, political and economic.
The port city now seems more like a miscellany, and a composite variable, the definition of which combine multiple devices and whose understanding and operational management appears to be no longer in the perimeter of registers and formal, but the identification of rules and tactics logical drive and able to predict particular outcomes and the evolution of the different dynamics and vocations.
'Dream City', 'Dream Lands' and 'Dream Country' will constitute the new benchmarks in the definition of geographies based on imagination, perception and use of spaces and scenarios from the sensitivity of each individual and class user, until the size of the global imaginary fantasy, with respect to which space, urbanity and territories are distinguished as 'complementary' or 'complementary' depending on the specific 'action brands' and 'areas of opportunity'.


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Author Biography

Emanuela Nan, University of Genoa
She graduated in 2006 from the Faculty of Architecture in Genoa, she was PhD with European qualification in 2012 with thesis: “Megalomaninteligent. Mediterranean cities between ancient genomes and new paradigms” part of Med.Net research funded by the Company of San Paolo of Turin. She developed part of this research work in Barcelona collaborating with Inteligent Coast. She has been working in the Polytechnic School of Genoa in several research projects and teaching in different courses on urban planning and architecture. She has been collaborating with IAAC of Barcelona to presentation and development of European research. She has been participating and/or collaborating many conferences, events and congress. She is author of different articles in books and journals.


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How to Cite
Nan, E. (2014). Smart Mediterranean Logics. Old - New Dimensions and Transformations of Territories and Cites-Ports in Mediterranean. TeMA - Journal of Land Use, Mobility and Environment.