The ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN cluster faces the topics concerning with:
– environmental governance, with the experimentation of innovative models of governance of decision-making and plans (strategic plans, cultural districts, environmental evaluations of plans and design, etc.);
– enhancement, re-composition, reconversion and retrofit of areas and settlement systems of particular environmental relevance (urban public areas, abandoned areas, rural areas, coastal areas, urban parks, etc.) paying particular attention to the capacity of resilience and adaptability of the built environment, reduction of consumption and enhancement of cultural, social and environmental resources, reduced impacts, promotion of recycling and decontamination practices;
– environmental quality, wellness and comfort, as well as ecological efficiency of settlement systems;
– rational use of energy and resources in the built environment (thermal comfort and energy performances of buildings, environmental certifications, rational use of energy in buildings and communities, etc.).
Pro-temp Coordinator: MARIO LOSASSO Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II