Open repertoires for instructing ecological urban systems. Graphic tools and green transition

  • Maurizio Marco Bocconcino Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
  • Mariapaola Vozzola Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
Keywords: graphic tables, green design, urban regeneration, quality and well-being of public space, information systems and models

Abstract

This contribution aims to explore methodologies and techniques for implementing the reduction and mitigation of ecosystem and biodiversity impacts through training and communication tools for adequate understanding by heterogeneous and multidisciplinary audiences. The proposed topic is part of broader research started a few years ago that addresses the concepts of resilience, quality and well-being in cities; particular attention is now given to those ‘nature-based’ solutions that can be usefully adopted in the built environment to occupy land ecologically and to implement adaptation and capacity-building measures in cities. The use of information modelling is explored to set up an interactive training support environment for the project, which can be operated with multiple keys.

Author Biographies

Maurizio Marco Bocconcino, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)

Engineer and PhD, he is an Associate Professor of Drawing at the Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering. Member of the Interdepartmental Centre of Politecnico di Torino R3C –Responsible Risk Resilience Centre and member of the Urban and Social Regeneration Group of Fondazione Sviluppo e Crescita CRT, he deals with information systems and models for the study and representation of the territory and the city and related phenomena.
E-mail: maurizio.bocconcino@polito.it

Mariapaola Vozzola, Politecnico di Torino (Italy)

Engineer and PhD, she is a Researcher of Drawing at the Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering. She carries out research activities mainly in surveys and representation, with particular attention to green issues and design for urban resilience.
E-mail: mariapaola.vozzola@polito.it

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Shadow diagram of a tree assimilated to a sphere, diameter varying from 10 to 20 to 25 metres at solstices and equinoxes, Rome 41° 55’ north latitude (source: Leonardi and Stagi, 1983). AGATHÓN 11 | 2022
Published
2022-06-30
How to Cite
Bocconcino, M. M. and Vozzola, M. (2022) “Open repertoires for instructing ecological urban systems. Graphic tools and green transition”, AGATHÓN | International Journal of Architecture, Art and Design, 11(online), pp. 214-225. doi: 10.19229/2464-9309/11192022.
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Architecture | Research & Experimentation
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