Designing a sustainable regeneration in the outskirt of Agrigento

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Abstract

This paper describes a case of building recovery and sustainable re-use in Sicily, that is the recovery of Villaseta. It is a very degraded neighborhood in the outskirts of Agrigento. The main goal of the redevelopment project is therefore the rebuilding and the environmental regeneration of the neighborhood, using sustainable technologies and tools, with the construction of vegetable gardens and urban gardens, the production of renewable energy and the sustainable recovery of existing buildings. The eco-friendliness of the restoration project is therefore given by the use of garden roofs and vertical gardens. Villaseta will be a real "green lung" able to give greater environmental awareness and landscape to the city of Agrigento.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Titolo della pubblicazione ospiteCONSTRUCTION PATHOLOGY, REHABILITATION TECHNOLOGY AND HERITAGE MANAGEMENT
Pagine1641-1650
Numero di pagine10
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Building and Construction
  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Cultural Studies
  • Urban Studies

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    Vitrano, R. M. (2016). Designing a sustainable regeneration in the outskirt of Agrigento. In CONSTRUCTION PATHOLOGY, REHABILITATION TECHNOLOGY AND HERITAGE MANAGEMENT (pagg. 1641-1650)