The attack on the built heritage of cities in pandemic times
The relationship between the preservation of the built and landscape heritage with the developmental paths is always fraught with tension and conflict.
In recent years, as a result of a growth based almost exclusively on tourism, the real estate sector has readjusted and has taken a major step in urban rehabilitation.
While it is true that there are few cities that are irreducible in maintaining their historic centers, there are others that, for various reasons, succumb to speculative interests in the real estate sector, allowing and licensing all types of construction, which is often considered “Strategic interest for the municipality”.
*Legislator of the Left Block (BE) – Portugal
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