Resilience and open urban environments. Comparing adaptation and mitigation measures

Paola Marrone, Federico Orsini


Public space, understood as the system of open urban spaces, is assuming an increasingly important role in environmental redevelopment processes. Recent experiences show how it is possible to rethink resilient cities, addressing some of the urban issues behind the deterioration of the territory in which we live, starting by upgrading public space. Based on these assumptions, our research investigates the potential of open space as an environment in which adaptation and mitigation measures can be adopted. The research was conducted on a case study, developed using simulation models (Envi-met, SWMM) and compared scenarios using different innovative technology systems.


public space; mitigation and adaptation strategies; technological systems; simulation models

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