Reading and interpreting the gateways in contemporary cities: an educational perspective

Caterina Cirelli, Teresa Graziano, Enrico Nicosia, Carmelo Maria Porto

Abstract


This work aims at highlighting the teaching potentialities of urban geography, in particular the didactic value of gateways in contemporary cities. Therefore, after a reflection on the still fundamental pedagogical value of urban geography and its teaching tools, the paper provides a model of reading and interpreting the city through the study of connections between tourist flows and consumption models in specific urban places, that is to say, the traditional city gateways such as railway stations, ports and airports.

 


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