publication . Other literature type . Article . 2014

Circular processes for a new urban metabolysm: the role of municipal solid waste in the sustainable requalification

Antonella Mamì;
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  • Published: 24 Oct 2014
  • Publisher: TECHNE - Journal of Technology for Architecture and Environment
Abstract
Through this paper we present the first results of a research combining the management problem of Municipal Solid Waste to the requalification of built environment. The goal of this research is to mitigate the vulnerability of territory and urban heritage and to transform a problem into opportunities. Above all, we have paid attention to several exemplifying cases of Italian territory: suburbs of large towns, historical centres, small centres (and, in particular, those with a strong historical connotation). Their features are, at the same time, restrictions and challenges for designing new compatible systems that can contribute to the requalification of urban la...
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free text keywords: Sustainable requalification, Urban landscape, Urban metabolism, Waste management, lcsh:Architecture, lcsh:NA1-9428, lcsh:Building construction, lcsh:TH1-9745
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