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67 research outcomes, page 1 of 7
  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Avi Friedman;
    Publisher: Universitat Politècnica de València

    [EN] Green roofs are the integration of plant material and its supporting structures in buildings. Such an approach provides a habitat for local flora and fauna, helps manage storm water, reduces heat demand in winter and the cooling load in the summer, enhances the aes...

  • publication . Article . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Mariangela De Vita; Ilaria Trizio; Francesca Savini; Pierluigi De Berardinis;
    Publisher: Universitat Politècnica de València

    [EN] This paper looks at a multidisciplinary approach to the restoration of sites hit by earthquakes, and illustrates how an integrated approach can successfully combine technical requirements with historical and cultural ones. The methodology presented in this study co...

  • publication . Article . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    M. Ruiz-Bedia; Felipe Collazos-Arias;
    Publisher: Universitat Politècnica de València

    [EN] The paper delves into the process of refurbishment of an old metal bridge (year 1905) located in a marsh (mouth of the Ason river, Cantabria) of high environmental value. The repair was necessary to guarantee the structural safety of the bridge, which serves a nati...

  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Palmero, Luis M.;
    Publisher: Universitat Politecnica de Valencia

    [EN] They allow readers to understand how, through the word and the legacy of inhabitants, through educational experiences and outreach activities, architectural technology in rural areas host a wealthy folk heritage that today is valued as a sustainable resource; as mu...

  • publication . Article . 2018
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Luis Palmero Iglesias;
    Publisher: Universitat Politecnica de Valencia

    [EN] In order to respond to the Call of past months, our magazine Vitruvio has on this occasion approached its content in a specific way towards the reuse and sustainable recovery of the built architectural and landscape heritage.... Palmero Iglesias, L. (2018). Editori...

  • publication . Article . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Ewa Stachura;
    Publisher: Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

    [EN] Sustainability and heritage are inextricably linked. Heritage conservation helps to build and maintain cultural identity and social cohesion of the city community, especially amongst indigenous residents. Heritage zones in European cities and towns over time have s...

  • [EN] The New Italian Procurement Code (Legislative Decree No. 50/2016), in compliance with the EU directives 26/02/2014, has introduced, among other things, the possibility of obtaining awards, during the awarding of the contract , in terms of reducing the estimated ene...

  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Niglio, Olimpia; Inoue, Noriko;
    Publisher: Universitat Politecnica de Valencia

    [EN] Kyoto has been the capital of Japan from 794 until when the capital has moved in 1868 to Tokyo with the end of Tokugawa Shoguns and the beginning of the Meiji Restoration. The loss of the seat of government was a shock to citizens of Kyoto as the city had been the ...

  • publication . Article . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Olivier Chamel;
    Publisher: Universitat Politècnica de València

    <jats:p>&lt;p class="Abstracttext-VITRUVIOCxSpFirst"&gt;The predominance of drawing as a mean to create and represent architecture, whether in an educational setting or in professional practice, has had a profound influence on the design process. Drawings are so much a ...

  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Maria Cristina Forlani;
    Publisher: Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

    [EN] Vitruvius wrote the first treatise of Architecture and in it we find the fundamental recommendations for a good design. In the past 50 years it seems, instead, that each of these directions had been lost and there is today the need of promoting a new design paradig...

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