Italian Lessons from Gartneschau and Floriade Garden Festivals

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G.L. Corinto


Garden Festivals are landscape architecture megaevents held in many European countries, having tourist effects, producing urban changes, and improving the place’s image. After the definition of garden festivals, the experiences of Germany and the Netherlands are described in detail, as well as the legacy they leave to cities and what suggestions can be drawn also in relation to the uncertain legacy for Italy of Milan Expo 2015. This world exposition—although not an original landscape architecture event—could have used a better strategy, focusing on the long-term effects of urban planning on residents and visitors.

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Corinto, G. (2023). Italian Lessons from Gartneschau and Floriade Garden Festivals. International Journal of Anthropology, 38(3-4), 141-152.