URBAN JUNGLE - PRATO
Prato Urban Jungle is an innovative plan of urban forestry, greening and efficiency improving realized for Prato city with the aim of redefining the relationship between city, environment, resources and inhabitants. 2019 UIA – Urban innovative action award winner, this project results from a partnership between entities and institutions involved in plant and design research, urban planning and communication, coordinated by the administration of Prato City. The program includes the renewal of abandoned or disused urban areas trees planting operations, the creation of community gardens and orchards, the trasformation of mineral surfaces into green filters and some phytoremediation intervention on contaminated plot of land. Awareness campaigns and participatory design events will be runned in order to engage citizens in project’s goals. With PUJ, Prato launches a new urban planning method that focuses on citizens’ physical and psychological well-being. Pnat is one of the main actors of Prato Urban Jungle: we drawn up the Guidelines and we will design two intervention projects for via Turchia residential area and Macrolotto 0.