International Laboratory
of Architecture
& Urban Design

Passive strategies for improving resilience of the built environment to Urban Heat Island, heatwaves and flooding
February 7, 2021
The interview deals with the potential of passive strategies, applied to the built environment, towards resilience. In greater detail, the considered stresses and shocks are Urban Heat Island, heatwaves and flooding. After introducing such stresses and shocks for cities, which are increasingly posing issues to wellbeing and safety of citizens, some of the most exemplificative and simple strategies to mitigate such issues are briefly presented. The presented strategies are the employment of cool materials and greenery in cities, which are effective architectural engineering solutions, on which the interviewee and the group of research conducted research in the last years

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Scadenza del bando: 28/02/2021 / 
Premio di studio Etra "Connie" Occhialini. A.A. 2020/2021

Dedicato a: 2 studenti laureandi in Architettura (purché iscritti ad un laboratorio di sintesi finale o equivalente) ed a neolaureati in Architettura presso università italiane, a partire dall’anno accademico 2014/2015, interessati a compiere un viaggio di studio finalizzato  allo svolgimento in loco di un lavoro originale di documentazione e analisi critica di interventi complessi riguardanti la riqualificazione di spazi pubblici esistenti, o la creazione di nuovi di rilevanza urbana, in Italia o in un altro paese europeo, realizzati nell’ultimo decennio o in stato avanzato di realizzazione.

 

Importo: 1500 euro