Cristina Visconti

Cristina Visconti
University of Bologna | UNIBO · Department of Architecture DA

PhD

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The circular economy applied to the urban context is linked to sustainability objectives focused on environmental performances overlooking socio-political implications, in order to achieve a circular balance within the neoliberal paradigm of business-nature-society in a continuous growth scenario. This paper discusses this criticality, articulating...
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The sense of uncertainty and fragility due to the effects and magnitude of global challenges we are facing (from the circumstances of the pandemic to the impacts of climate change) requires—much more than in the past—the capacity to generate a visionary and forefront design approach in the young generation, with an aim to stimulate their reaction a...
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El marco normativo de planificación urbana exige la presentación de un estudio de riesgo en apoyo a la elaboración de los instrumentos de planificación territorial (IPT), pero no establecen su contenido ni su metodología. Estos estudios, generalmente elaborados por consultoras convocadas a través de procesos de licitación, tienden a centrarse en ac...
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La recurrencia de los desastres naturales en las últimas décadas en Chile y en todo el mundo, exacerbados por los patrones urbanos actuales, requieren estrategias integrales para promover acciones a largo plazo hacia la resiliencia a nivel local y nacional. Chile tiene una experiencia ampliamente reconocida en la reducción del riesgo de desastres,...
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This paper examines the links between neoliberal urbanism and disaster vulnerability in Cartagena, a town on the Chilean central coast. In recent decades, this area has been transformed by speculative urban development, resulting in environmental damage and increased socio-economic segregation. We adopt a political ecology perspective to consider h...
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Collective mapping (CM) emerged in the Global South as a tool to embed local perspectives into territorial governance, particularly addressing issues of land use and indigenous land rights. In the last decade, several disaster risk reduction (DRR) projects have adopted CM methodologies, recognising the importance of community participation in this...
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Many actions have been undertaken worldwide to cope with climate change and to effectively reach the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Top-down approaches, based on both policies for the development of enabling technologies and incentives to promote their wide applications, have been largely adopted in most of the cases. However, the potenti...
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The resilience of communities in their built environment facing natural and human-made hazards is consolidating worldwide as a critical requirement in the field of urban planning and design. Current studies and measures in this regard open an array of opportunities for articulating beyond sectorial and scale boundaries by emphasizing an integrated,...
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Chile es uno de los miembros de la OCDE cuya economía presenta una mayor intensidad en el uso de recursos. Durante el período 2000-2010, el consumo interno de materiales (CIM) creció un 36%, en comparación con un descenso promedio del 7% en el conjunto de los países de la OCDE. Al mismo tiempo, la producción de residuos ha crecido desde unos 12 mil...
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The multidisciplinary approach of the Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) is articulated on the synergy between the technical aspect of the urban water management, planning and environmental design to pursue strategic actions for climate change adaptation aiming to enhance the resilience of the complex urban system. The holistic methodology for the...
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The paper describes the experimental results of a Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) implementation that tests the holistic approach for an integrated urban water management system as an adaptation measure to cope with climate change in socio-environmental vulnerability conditions. The work is based on a socio- technical perspective for the develo...
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Currently the disaster risk management framework is overcoming the purely technical and financial dimension in order to include the social, cultural and environmental spheres. This shifting towards a more holistic perspective calls to develop strategies of emergency and reconstruction management that consider the social acceptance of the interventi...

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