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[automatically translated] Keywords such as sustainability, compatibility, zero emissions, upgrading, renewal and rehabilitation, innovative technologies, nanotechnologies and nanomaterials, animate the cultural debate today on environmental issues, urban and architectural, requiring multidisciplinary and specialist contributions that can provide operational and practical answers for development and control of the territory. In a context of economic and technological changes caused by globalization and by a steady process of integration and interaction, self-sufficient buildings and Smart Cities are already answered: the cities of the third millennium will have to combine competitiveness with urban development sustainable, involving every aspect of the quality of urban life, starting from the economy to reach the culture, social issues and, certainly not in the last, to the environmental conditions. In particular, to apply endogenous development, self-contained and that starts from the resources of the territory, the Smart Cities, will have to identify and build on their strengths, in particular attenzionando six factors, based on 'smart combination' of the same city resources and the citizens of autonomous activities, independent and aware: smart economy, smart mobility, smart environment, smart people, smart living and smart governance.
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationSul recupero delle aree industriali dismesse. Tecnologie materiali impianti ecosostenibili e innovativi
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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