Sustainable Mediterranean Construction

Sustainable Mediterranean Construction

THE ROLE OF WATER IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT OF THE PUBLIC SPACE

Authors  

Elena Mussinelli, Laura Daglio

Keywords: 

Nature Based Solutions, Water, Environmental Design, Public Space Design, Resilience

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Abstract

The increasing number of extreme weather conditions prompted by climate change is already noticeable nowadays in the succession of extended periods of drought to precipitations and storms of substantial intensity, events that significantly impact anthropized systems, in particular in densely populated urban contexts. This is also due to the inadequacy of the infrastructural equipment, often underpowered and lacking in the functional, managerial and environmental aspects.
This contribution seeks to define the attributes and contents of a new project-oriented approach – methodological and technical – for urban public spaces, which stands out for the use of water as a natural element in the variety of its potentials and aesthetic, environmental and climate-related connotations.

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SMC N.10 2019

SMC MAGAZINE N. TEN/2019

001_ COVER AND INDEX

005_ VIEW_City, Nature and Design
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021_ BOARDS AND INFORMATION

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033_Human and Mediterranean environment: biotic interactions in the rural districts of Cilento
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