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  1. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    June, 2014
    Australia, Italy

    Una premessa soggiacente alle valutazioni e certificazioni offerte dai principali sistemi di valutazione della performance ambientale degli immobili consiste nel fatto che, ove il mercato disponga di migliori prassi e informazioni, un client group con potere decisionale può e deve garantire la propria leadership ai fini di una responsabilità ambientale, affinché altri seguano il suo esempio per rimanere competitivi.

  2. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    April, 2010
    Italy

    Urban transport plan according to the Italian national Law n.340/ 2000 have the specific aim of improving the traffic situation in the cities. Mobility plans consider all modes of transport planned towards a sustainable urban development. The measures implemented are a mixture of material and immaterial interventions with the aim to reach a better traffic environment with reduced traffic volumes and emissions, increased accessibility and safety and an increased quality of life for all citizens.

  3. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    May, 2009
    Italy, Europe, Asia

    Monetary instruments to regulate parking are often used in central areas of cities to discourage long term parking of vehicles. The availability of parking facilities, and its cost, in fact represents an important element in the decision to operate private vehicles in urban areas. The availability of instruments and tools to check the outcome of modification in parking regulations, in terms of modification of car use, successfully support planners in the determination of the best policies to decrease congestion, and regulate the use of transportation in cities.

  4. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2015
    Italy

    L’articolo affronta il tema del finanziamento degli interventi di restauro e riuso delle grandi architetture del ‘900, in un momento storico in cui le risorse finanziarie pubbliche sono sempre più scarse e difficili da reperire. La ricerca affronta la possibilità di ricorrere al crowdfunding attraverso il caso studio del progetto di “Torino Esposizioni”, un’architettura del ‘900, parzialmente utilizzata, in stato di degrado, nonostante sia riconosciuta dalla critica internazionale come un’opera di eccezionale valore.

  5. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    June, 2014
    Italy

    This paper seeks to outline the key aspects of sustainability in the built environment by focusing attention on the LEED® certification system as a “universal” instrument to support the implementation,
    management and evaluation of sustainable buildings.
    The first part of the paper describes the rapid spread of the LEED certification in recent years as a direct consequence of the capacity of this instrument rating to adapt to specific types of buildings as well as to different climatic conditions and morphological features of the sites.

  6. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    June, 2015

    The paper synthesises and compares the results of a research carried out on the energy potential of the provinces of Enna and Syracuse from the perspective of wind energy production. The study highlighted some remarkable differences between the two provinces due to the different wind dynamics and the presence of the landscape characteristics.

  7. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2016
    Netherlands

    The urban heat island effect is often associated with large metropolises. However, in the Netherlands even small cities will be affected by the phenomenon in the future (Hove et al., 2011), due to the dispersed or mosaic urbanisation patterns in particularly the southern part of the country: the province of North Brabant.

  8. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    August, 2017
    Europe

    This paper proposes and defines new metropolitan governance strategies for territorial cohesion between inland and urban areas. Different reflections are here presented to comprehend how is it possible to implement cities’ ability to understand and manage metropolitan dynamics. In Europe, urbanisation and land abandonment is a widespread phenomenon compared to many other parts of the world. According to research carried out by the European Union it is estimated that four out of five European citizens will be living in urban areas abandoning villages and rural areas.

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