Area di nuova urbanizzazione

Discussion in 'Italian-English' started by valbe_36, Mar 27, 2013.

  1. valbe_36 Senior Member

    ITALIAN
    Ciao, devo tradurre "area di nuova urbanizzazione", intendendo un'area prima non edificata, che diventa appunto edificabile.
    My attempts: new urbanization - new development - new edification area.
    Which one, or what instead, is commonly used?
    Thank you!
     
  2. Jelsah

    Jelsah Senior Member

    Naples
    British English
    Hello Valbe,
    I would say "a recently built up area." just off the top of my head.
    Jelsah
     
  3. valbe_36 Senior Member

    ITALIAN
    HI Jelsah, thank you! I am sorry, I was unclear. Actually, I mean an area that was forbidden to edification until now, then laws changed and now we can build on it. So it is not still built up!
     
  4. Jelsah

    Jelsah Senior Member

    Naples
    British English
    Hi Valbe,
    Ok I see now. How about "an area just cleared for building on" ? or an "area for development with recent clearance"
    Jelsah:)
     
  5. Tegs

    Tegs Mód ar líne

    Wales
    English (Ireland), Welsh, Irish
    Please provide a full sentence - it is difficult to help you without it.
     
  6. valbe_36 Senior Member

    ITALIAN
    The context is just: The project will be located in an "area di nuova urbanizzazione". It is a Design Course syllabus.
    An area recent cleared for development sounds good to me.
     
  7. joanvillafane Senior Member

    U.S., New Jersey
    U.S. English
    An area recent cleared for development sounds good to me. :cross: - This is not the same as what Jelsah suggested in post #4.
    just cleared /recently cleared
    However, you still have not provided the full Italian sentence.

    In terms of "clearance" for development, the word that's usually associated with that in English is "zone" or "zoning." An area recently zoned for development/a new urban development zone, etc.
    Still need a complete sentence.
     

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