Urban transformation for the development and enhancement of the consolidated city

Alessandro Claudi de Saint Mihiel


The demand to adapt the urban amenities to increasingly complex settlement needs, articulated and oriented to the energy efficiency of buildings, led to the need to undertake operational strategies to meet the existing challenges, developing projects for the transformation of the urban, historical or marginal environment. Some recent experiences of urban regeneration, increasingly declined towards an idea of compact and dense city, are meeting new energy settings, mobility, social inclusion, sustainable development. The role of technology choices appears crucial to the quality of interventions in areas of compromised material and immaterial integrity, that can become a research object for new eco-oriented design approaches.


Densification; urban regeneration; sustainable neighbourhoods; social inclusion; energy efficiency

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13128/Techne-19346

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