<p>Nowadays many seaside towns, economically based on marine tourism, need operations to reinvent and recovery their own image and to define a new strategy of urban development. The presence of the sea is of primary importance and it should be considered not only as an economic resource, but mainly as a strong element of identity that must interact with the urban landscape.<br />The project of Viserba’s waterfront faces these issues and it tries to answer them through a unique urban plan.
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Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJune, 2014
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationMay, 2014Chile, Central America, South America
Open space (OS) is a key element in the provision of ecosystem services (ES) in urban environments. Under a land cover-land use perspective, cities are incorporating into the expansion process to different types of surfaces: sealed, paved surfaces and OS. The first corresponds to a land cover change while the second, which includes bare soil, grass, forest or any other type of non-sealed surface, corresponds to a land use change, without physical transformations. As a land use change OS is able to keep fundamental pre-existing ecological properties.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJune, 2014Italy
Nel comparto dell’edilizia, si assiste a un enorme dispendio di energie e risorse. Ciononostante, a fronte di una crescente sensibilizzazione ai problemi dell’ambiente globale, gli operatori di questo comparto hanno individuato anche la necessità di fornire qualche contributo volto ad attenuare concretamente le problematiche ambientali. In un simile contesto, è scaturita l’esigenza di sviluppare BREEAM.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJune, 2015Italy
This paper is intended to explore the potential of the Building Information Modelling (BIM) methodologies to be applied to the various stages of the construction process, particularly as far as international guidelines and best practices supporting virtuous operating flows are concerned: the IT component, mostly graphic during the design phase, is mainly integrated and renewed in an alphanumeric format, and becomes an integrating part of the management and maintenance of the artefacts.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationAugust, 2013
<p><span>The alterations caused by the realization of large scale, linear infra-structure have repercussions that similarly disrupt the land market. The market is still not perfect and has all the inherent problems connected to estimation of the compensation due for expropriation. In general, the latter doesn’t compensate the expropriated party sufficiently for the impact that the construction of a new infra-structure can have on the land in question.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationDecember, 2013Italy
Il coinvolgimento del pubblico e degli stakeholder nelle moderne attività di pianificazione territoriale richiede l’utilizzo di strumenti e metodologie adeguati che supportino i planner nell’acquisizione e
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationDecember, 2014Italy
L’espropriazione di beni soggetti a uso civico costituisce una fattispecie particolare dell’istituto espropriativo la cui regolamentazione, nella parte in cui coinvolge le indennità e i diritti su esse vantate, va ricercata in normative speciali molto spesso anche lontane nel tempo o in pronunce giurisprudenziali.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJanuary, 2014
The paper begins from testing a renewed interest by the Italian legislator about aspects of land ownership, and examines recent proposals of regulatory measures presented in the years 2012 and 2013. Therefore are taken into account the law projects concerning the so called ‘Consumption’ of agricultural land, presented to the Parliament by the Italian government either in September 2012 then in June 2013, following the election of the new Parliament in the Spring of 2013.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationApril, 2013Europe
<div><table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" align="left"><tbody><tr><td align="left" valign="top"><p class="abstract">About three years ago, the City of Siracusa has started a serious reflection about the crisis, about its model of development and its problems related to its territorial marginality. In this context, it lodged a service "Complex Programs and EU Policies" internal the Department of Public Works as the first embryo of the future Urban Center in Siracusa.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationDecember, 2012Italy
Il saggio presenta alcuni risultati di una collaborazione tra Politecnico di Torino e il CSI Piemonte (Società di servizi Informatizzati partecipata dalla Regione Piemonte). Sono stati selezionati e studiati diversi strumenti di visualizzazione dei dati scientifici (Gapminder, ManyEyes, Open eXplorer e Fineo) al
fine di individuare quello più utile per una lettura induttiva di grandi quantità di dati informativi (big data).