Digital rule-based compliance processes. The urban regeneration of ex-Corradini, Naples (IT)

  • Marina Rigillo ‘Federico II’ University of Naples (Italy)
  • Sergio Russo Ermolli ‘Federico II’ University of Naples (Italy)
  • Giuliano Galluccio ‘Federico II’ University of Naples (Italy)
Keywords: BIM, rule-based compliance, decision-making, urban regeneration, ex-industrial buildings

Abstract

The paper investigates the cultural and technical transformations in architectural design produced by digital technologies, considering ‘data’ as a strategic asset for the definition of new connections between the physical environment, virtuality and digitalization in order to improve the decision-making processes underpinning design choices. The article explores the case of the urban regeneration of the Corradini ex-industrial area in Naples, offering an experimental application of rule-based compliance protocols within a high informative uncertainty context. The application of BIM-based procedures in the early design process stage becomes an opportunity to develop a multi-scenario approach, which employs Code and Model Checking systems as ‘heuristic’ tools to support decisions and enhancing risk management in complex projects.

Author Biographies

Marina Rigillo, ‘Federico II’ University of Naples (Italy)

Architect and PhD, she is an Associate Professor of Architectural Technology at the Department of Architecture. She carries out research activities in the field of environmental and ecological design, with particular attention to the issues of environmental risk, climate adaptation of urban spaces, reuse and recycling processes of C&D waste.
E-mail: marina.rigillo@unina.it

Sergio Russo Ermolli, ‘Federico II’ University of Naples (Italy)

Architect and PhD, he is an Associate Professor of Architectural Technology at the Department of Architecture. He carries out research on the topics of digital culture in architectural design and the relationship between design and digital innovation in the processes of industrial production and transformation of the building stock.
E-mail: russermo@unina.it

Giuliano Galluccio, ‘Federico II’ University of Naples (Italy)

Architect, he is a PhD Candidate at the Department of Architecture. He carries out research activities on the topics of digitalization of design, production and management processes of architecture and Information Management for decision support in the design phase.
E-mail: giuliano.galluccio@unina.it

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Current state of the buildings in the ex Corradini site (credit: M. Ferruzzi, 2019). AGATHÓN 10 | 2021
Published
2021-12-31
How to Cite
Rigillo, M., Russo Ermolli, S. and Galluccio, G. (2021) “Digital rule-based compliance processes. The urban regeneration of ex-Corradini, Naples (IT)”, AGATHÓN | International Journal of Architecture, Art and Design, 10(online), pp. 120-131. doi: 10.19229/2464-9309/10102021.
Section
Architecture | Research & Experimentation
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