A Greener Venice: An Exploration and Mapping of Green Spaces in the Venice Islands

YEAR: 2017 | TERM: B




Drewniak, Nathan P.; Entov, Gabriel; McNamara, Kinsey; Wang, Chenggu


Peter Hansen

Our study identified and classified green spaces on the island of Giudecca in Venice, Italy. We developed a methodology to classify each of the green spaces as an Urban Wild, Park, Private Garden, or Farmland, and proposed options for reutilization. As a result of our research, we explored several case studies in depth. This methodology can be implemented in other parts of Venice or its Lagoon. If implemented, our recommendations for reutilization on Giudecca would increase usable land by 31%, ultimately making for a more sustainable and greener Venice.