Ecomuseo del Paesaggio

Ecomuseum / Mills' park

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A participated path for the restoration of the periurban landscape along Olona river.

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Cariplo Fundation

Translations in English: Francesca Loiacono, Matteo, Aurora Donnaloia, Tatiana Martinez;
in Spanish: Simone Schipani
Web site: Andrea Loperfido


Mills Park, through permanent path of participation
, the improvement of skills, knowledge and resources of the territory, the wide use of the principles of subsidiarity and shared responsibility, has assumed the role of facilitator of a complex network of actors which has allowed to intercept substantial human and financial resources from public and private institutions. [read more]

B. Luini (or studio)- Madonna del grappolo d'uva - XVI century - Particular

The results are a governance model, based on the logic of the shared Administration  and the constitutional principle of subsidiarity, and a "territorial project", able to process and integrate physical, managerial and procedural aspects and to reconcile the general interests with the needs of private citizens.
A project that, through the discovery and the appreciation of the common heritage, has allowed us to take a significant step forward in order that Olona, the "invisible" river, come back to being that river of civilization, culture and nature, which for millennia has been the keystone of the development of this territory, recreating around its course a new livable city.

[Taken from Dal Santo R., Vignati L. "Subsidiarity and Common Heritage in the governance of the bowl of Olona river." 2014]

The winner of the IX National Table Contracts river Venice 2014