Human vs - scapes. Anthropic activities interferences in the Coghinas lower valley

Alessandra Casu
9th july 2014





















Human activities generate interferences in the waterscapes of the low Coghinas valley.
The river valley, almost devoted to horticulture, is the most threatened by floods area, and an important landscape re- source, not only because it generates an impressive beach.
In the same area, agricultural practices – which, regarding the artichoke cultivation, represent a thriving economy in a very competitive market – require large quantities of water re- sources, especially in periods of scarcity.
The settlements related to tourism threaten both the dunes at the river mouth and the cliffs of La Ciaccia, while the historical settlement – arranged along a sort of “natural theater”-- seems a potential object of either abandonment or rediscovery.
This combination can generate different scenarios for the future of this territories, that should be planned and designed to go against or along with them.


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