publication . Article . 2015

The urban lighting in the rehabilitation of the minor historical centre. The design scenarios for the architectural valorisation and the energy efficiency improvement of the urban environment

De Berardinis, Pierluigi; Marchionni, Chiara; Capannolo, Luisa;
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  • Published: 29 Dec 2015 Journal: Vitruvio: International Journal of Architectural Technology and Sustainability (issn: 2444-9091, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
[EN] In the last decades, the topic of lighting of the historical minor centres is taking a prominent role in the cultural debate on the urban recovery interventions, because of the development of a greater awareness of the regenerative potential role that a careful planning system of urban lighting can take in this context.The latter, which had a purely functional role in the past, has recently taken a figurative and emotional role, associated with the vision of the urban light scene during the night and its valorization.The study of light, therefore, has inevitably turned into an instrument of knowledge and critical interpretation of the urban spaces, aimed bo...
Subjects
free text keywords: Urban lighting, Minor historical centres, Night scenes regeneration, Compatibility, Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering, TD1-1066, Architectural engineering. Structural engineering of buildings, TH845-895
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