Sustainable Mediterranean Construction

Sustainable Mediterranean Construction

PLANNING POLICIES AND INSTRUMENTS FOR SUSTAINABILITY AND RESILIENCE IN MEDITERRANEAN CONTEXTS. The case of Egypt

Authors 

Viviana Pappalardo, Daniele La Rosa

Keywords: 

spatial planning, urban policy, climate change, sustainability, resilience, Egypt

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Abstract

Climate Change is one of the main factors challenging the sustainability and resilience of urban and rural contexts. It is responsible for many hazards threatening the variety of landscapes and the need to face these risks is of increased interest for researchers, local authorities and policy makers. Particularly spatial planning policies and instruments are able to mitigate such risks or change the physical assets of cities so to adapt to them, consequently generating modification in urban and rural landscapes.
This paper presents the first results of a review of urban policies and planning instruments designed and issued at different administrative levels in Egypt, a country chosen within the Mediterranean region for the vulnerability and exposure of its socio-ecological systems (high density cities, particular morphological assets). Findings are then discussed with reference to the actions undertaken by national governments to increase the resilience and sustainability of urban landscapes and the level of integration of adaptation concepts in single planning frameworks.

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SMC Special Issue N.04 2020

SMC MAGAZINE SPECIAL ISSUE N. FOUR/2020

WHOLE BOOK

001_COVER AND INDEX

003_Preface
Marialuce Stanganelli, Carlo Gerundo

005_BOARDS AND INFORMATION

SECTION 1 – LANDSCAPE AT ENVIRONMENTAL RISK

006_A People-Centred Approach to Disaster Risk Reduction
Marialuce Stanganelli

010_Evolution of a seismic medieval city. The case of L’Aquila
Fabio Andreassi, Cinzia Barbara Bellone

014_Places at risk called home. Rethinking the reconstruction in Ischia
Marica Castigliano, Fabio di Iorio, Federica Vingelli

020_The role of experimental knowledge in risk managment of coastral landscapes. A case study in the Mediterranean Basin
Giulia Motta Zanin

024_Rebuilding the school starting from the landscape idea of the local community
Ivana Passamani, Renato Marmori

SECTION 2 – CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION FOR URBAN AND RURAL LANDSCAPES

029_Climate change mitigation and adaptation for urban and rural landscapes
Carlo Gerundo, Daniele La Rosa

031_A review of quantitative tools for assessing multiple ecosystem services
Oscar Alvarado

036_The end of seaside resorts?
Phillipe Clairay

041_Planning policies and instruments for climate change adaptation and mitigation in Mediterranean contexts
Viviana Pappalardo, Daniele La Rosa

045_Water: a soft infrastructure for the city of Laterza
Maria Pone, Margherita Erbani, Francesca Melissano, Edoardo Fabbri, Luca Petroni, Francesco Scillieri

051_Spatial Cost Benefit Analysis in flood risk managment: evidence from a case study in Itay
Francesca Torrieri, Marco Rossitti

SECTION 3 – LANDSCAPE AT RISK OF ABANDONMENT

056_Rural landscapes and landscapes at risk of depopulation
Elvira Petroncelli

059_Beyond the unacknowledged coastline. Assessing the potential of out-of-map Mediterranean settlements
Stefanos Antoniadis

065_Genesis and development of (un) populated landscapes. Analysis and comparison between the Cilento National Park and the Province of Soria
Maria Grazia Cianci, Francesca Paola Mondelli, Marta Rabazo Martin

069_A way of the Italian inner area Montagna Materana. Rethinking the abandonment from Craco
Angela D’Agostino, Maria Cerreta, Giovangiuseppe Vannelli, Piero Zizzania

074_Wich model of landscape realunch. The Umbrian case of Postignano
Paola De Salvo, Marco Pizzi

078_The toxic sublime of the industrial landscape. The aesthetics of the city of Seraing
Marianna Sergio

SECTION 4 – LANDSCAPE AT RISK OF OVEREXPLORATION AND TOURISM

082_Tourism and landscape: conflicts, cooperation and resilience
Fabio Corbisiero, Paola De Joanna

085_Venice landscape: between the world heritage site and cruise tourism
Elisa Cacaci, Sara Carciotti

089_The Heritage of the Apuseni Mountains – a Magnificient Landscape at Risk
Elena Codina Duşoiu

093_LIST OF AUTHORS

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