Introduction.-The Recent Reform of the English Planning System.- New strategic drivers for the regeneration of cities.- Stakeholders, programmes, strategies.- Elements of design strategy.- The role of housing: city living, communities, places.- Conclusions: short notes on the English lesson.
Dr. Arch. Francesco Vescovi graduated in Architecture (specialization Urban Design) in Milan in 1972. He worked as consultant for three years in Milan at the City Council's Department for Urban Regeneration (Assessorato alle Periferie). In 2005 he graduated his PhD in Architecture, Urban Design and Landscape Conservation, Politecnico di Milano with a research on `city marketing and urban design strategies'. He is now lecturer in Urban Design at the Faculty of Civil Architecture of Politecnico di Milano, Italy.