Great interest in Cittaslow in Barcelona for MAA Lecture at IaaC

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The Director of Cittaslow, Pier Giorgio Oliveti, shared with us the concepts of the Cittaslow movement. he talked about the first modernity, the period between the 18th to late 20th century and the second modernity or reflexive modernization were the transformation of the basic institutions of modernity happens. Pier Giorgio Oliveti listed the differences between slow and fast, were you can find industrial in fast and craft in slow, copied in fast and authentic in slow, stantarized vs customized an so on. The goals of Cittaslow movement among others is to maintain tradition and culture, urban quality as well is one of Cittaslow critiria.

Source: http://www.iaacblog.com/