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|Title: ||De espaço rural agrícola a espaço público urbano. A Várzea de Setúbal|
|Authors: ||Goes, Inês Vidal de|
|Advisor: ||Castel-Branco, Maria Cristina|
|Keywords: ||landscape architecture|
Várzea de Setúbal
|Issue Date: ||2012|
|Citation: ||Goes, Inês Vidal de - De espaço rural agrícola a espaço público urbano. Lisboa: ISA, 2012|
|Abstract: ||Setúbal prospered in function of its natural resources, gathering sea and river goods,
as well as the products harvested and cropped in agricultural activities.
In the 60’s, the city expanded, economic activities focused on industry, agriculture was
largely abandoned and urban sprawl was imposing on the most fertile soils.
The case of the Várzea de Setúbal emerges as an exception. Its frequent flooding in the
rainy seasons discouraged city sprawling and construction, sparing its fertile and productive
This large area is now abandoned and is no longer suitable to their urban surroundings.
The huge productive potential, along its valuable cultural heritage and the ecological quality of
the landscape itself, is being wasted.
This essay exposes a controversial case of collision between the urban and the rural, in
the context of urban planning and landscape ecology, and covers the dynamics and social,
political and environmental processes, looking for an appropriate methodology to solve the
problem introduced: how to change an ancient agricultural rural place, into an urban public
|Description: ||Mestrado em Arquitectura Paisagista - Instituto Superior de Agronomia|
|Appears in Collections:||BISA - Dissertações de Mestrado / Master Thesis|
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