Fabrizio Aimar

Fabrizio Aimar
POLIS University · Department of Architecture and Engineering

Doctor of Philosophy
PhD in "Urban and Regional Development", Polytechnic University of Turin. Lecturer at Polis University, Tirana, Albania

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Introduction
Fabrizio Aimar, MArch, PhD with honours in the “Urban and Regional Development” joint program at the Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy. He serves as Lecturer and Head of the Architecture and Engineering Department at Polis University, Tirana, Albania. He was an Advisory Board member of the Italian Pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice, Italy, in 2021. He has been the co-curator of the 2022 edition of the "Tirana Architecture Weeks (TAW)", in Albania.

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In the Asia-Pacific context, social and religious values embody a deep significance in cultural landscapes, that goes beyond economic purposes. These long-term relationships have contributed to the overall human well-being and also in successfully coping with various stresses and strains caused by natural and human-induced hazards. However, these a...
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Purpose-Analyses of cultural landscapes need to combine natural and social-cultural components to promote discussions on landscape planning and heritage management. This qualitative research explores the integrated case study of ten municipalities in the "Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont: Langhe-Roero and Monferrato", Italy, a UNESCO World Heritage c...
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The adoption of the European Landscape Convention by the member states of the Council of Europe emphasized the importance of raising awareness of, promoting and educating local communities in, and fostering the activism of all European citizens in the process of transforming the European landscape. The work carried out by the Landscape Observatory...
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Background: In the past century, the importance of historical villages has been highly recognized , as they serve aesthetic, functional, and environmental values and can foster local socioeconomic development through the heritagization process. The purpose of this paper is to outline the core features of the preservation and management of historica...
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The resilience approach seems to be related to the understanding of the concept of strong sustainability (Neumayer, 2003; Voghera & Giudice, 2019), which requires flexibility, integration, and empowerment. Resilience can be a useful lens to interpret the transformative action of territory and landscape, seeking a balance through projects still link...
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This paper intends to propose an integrated methodology for reconstructing the rural landscape of Mongardino, a municipality in the cross-border area of the UNESCO Buffer Zone of the ‘Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont: Langhe-Roero and Monferrato’. A multi-source approach was established to detect land use changes that occurred in its dynamic agricult...
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At the Shaping the City conference organised by the European Cultural Center at the 2018 Venice Biennale, the concept of the Fifth Landscape (or Landscape 5.0) was exhibited for the first time. Thanks to creativity, the goal is to experiment with spaces for the sake of social and cultural imagination, in which it is no longer just a question of arc...
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The purpose of this research is to clarify the path of preservation and renewal of the built heritage in the Italian countryside, and summarize it as a “joint force” characterized by the combination of bottom-up and top�down approaches. The first part analyzes the formation of the joint force model and its components. The second part analyzes. The...
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The landscape is living and constantly changing over time. In this framework, permanence, identity and retaining the memory require the integration of co-evolution in landscape planning. To fill the gap between the theoretical concept of resilience and its translations into spatial plans and projects, landscape resilience seems the emerging concept...
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In living landscapes, permanence and identity necessitate introducing co-evolutive resilience concepts in planning. Lack of adaptability is identified in the Management Plans of UNESCO “Cultural Landscapes” about discounting identity compared to newcomers. The “Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont: Langhe-Roero and Monferrato” and the “Cultural Landscape...
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The global crisis, including climate change and the consequent social pressure, suggests that the transformation of the human habitat is happening faster than expected. Conventional approaches might not therefore, be, sufficient to meet the needs of the future generation, thus, a more radical and explorative approach in design teaching might be rel...

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