Federico Camerin

Federico Camerin
Universidad de Valladolid | UVA

Federico Camerin, Phd Universidad UVA de Valladolid - Departamento de Urbanismo y Representación de la Arquitectura, IUU Instituto Universitario de Urbanística (Spain)/ Bauhaus-Universität Weimar - Fakultät Architektur und Urbanistik (Germany)
Researcher Margarita Salas for the Universidad UVA de Valladolid and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid - GIAU+S

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Introduction
- I coined the term 'great property' within my PhD thesis in order to analyse the city-making process, focusing mostly on the materialisation-abandonment-regeneration of industrial, military and railway sites in Europe - Analysis of military sites, their dismantling and regeneration in Italy - Urban regeneration in European countries, with a specific focus on urban voids, mega events, waterfront, and stararchitecture

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Resumen Este trabajo analiza el concepto de Gran Propiedad entendido como expresión de un capital en suelo vinculada al alto consumo de espacio que requieren determinadas actividades. El recorrido emprendido se basa en una doble propuesta. Primero, la tipificación de Gran Propiedad en función de los diferentes capitales en suelo que representan (i...
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Accessibility and urban walkability are the cornerstones of urban policies for the contemporary city, which needs to be oriented towards sustainable development principles and models. Such aims are included in the objectives of the 2030 Agenda, as well as in the ambitious objectives of the ‘European Green Deal’. These concepts are closely linked to...
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Il libro raccoglie 70 contributi derivanti da una riflessione a posteriori rispetto alla conferenza “Rigenerare le aree militari dismesse. Prospettive, dibattiti e riconversioni in Italia, Spagna e in contesti internazionali” che ha avuto luogo presso l’Università Iuav di Venezia (23-24 settembre 2021) a cura di Federico Camerin e Francesco Gastald...
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Un ritorno ai luoghi della Prima Guerra Mondiale, un ritorno sul fronte, un ritorno in montagna, un ritorno che si perde nei ricordi di una memoria storica, di un valore sociale e ambientale. Un ritorno debito e dovuto per poter restituire a quei luoghi, troppo a lungo trascurati, più o meno dimenticati, una certa, riconoscibilità che si fa, nel pa...
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This work identifies the urban impacts of two FIFA World Cups organised before the consolidation of the urban entrepreneurialism model, Spain 1982 and Italy 1990, and compares them with those of more recent sports mega-events. Main differences mostly concern the impacts related to the material transformation of hosting cities, with more recent even...
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Within the last decades, the reorganisation of the Armed Force left many voids in the territories. Being located in highly lucrative and desirable locations, former military sites can be redeveloped into either profit-driven spaces or proper urban commons. This paper focuses the attention on the Italian case and scrutinises former military barracks...
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The concepts of accessibility and urban walkability are the cornerstones of urban policies for the contemporary city, called upon to adopt sustainable development models in line with the objectives of the 2030 Agenda and the ambitious objectives of the 'European Green Deal'. These concepts are closely linked to the paradigm of a sustainable city (l...
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This chapter engages with a specific feature of existing debates about urban design, planning, and COVID-19, introducing the 'superblock' concept in Barcelona. It explains that the superblock groups nine blocks of the city's 19th-century neighborhoods into a tight-knit community with shared facilities that can be resilient against threats of climat...
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La monografía “Asuntos y debates en torno a las instalaciones militares en abandono. Una reseña en perspectiva internacional” se enfrenta a los temas abordados en el campo de los estudios urbanos internacionales sobre el proceso de construcción, enajenación y reconversión del patrimonio inmobiliario perteneciente al Ministerio de Defensa. El autor,...
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This book contributes to filling the gap in the literature on the multidimensional aspects of star architecture and the ways in which star architecture comes about and has affected the transformation of European cities. In particular, this book provides a more nuanced and operational definition of the term ‘star architecture’ to respond to specific...
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‘I am about to go to heaven, I will help you from there’ and ‘I cannot understand why the line is constantly failing. I love you, both you and my mother’ (Martin, 2018) were the last words pronounced by respectively Gloria Trevisan and Marco Gottardi to their parents. The Italian pair were among the 72 residents who perished from the fire that dest...
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The essay critically addresses several solutions and strategies for tackling urban inequalities to uphold the recent “right to the ‘healthy’ city” spatial paradigm based on early social science works by Emily Skinner and Jeffrey R. Masuda (2013) and then developed as a urban planning component by the interdisciplinary research group Barcelona Lab f...
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This paper addresses the fundamental role that cultural heritage can play in local development processes to guarantee community wellbeing, quality of life, and quality of society. The enhancement of cultural heritage’s tangible and intangible values may result in sustainable and resilient territory, but a number of issues emerge when dealing with t...
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Nel corso degli ultimi quattro decenni, le proposte di Renzo Piano hanno dato un contributo determinante al dibattito sulle prospettive di sviluppo della città di Genova che ha dovuto affrontare profonde trasformazioni urbane legate alla deindustrializzazione. Il contributo si occupa di un aspetto particolare delle proposte/realizzazioni progettual...
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Il libro di Samuel Stein, Capital City. Gentrification and the Real Estate State (Verso Books 2019), è l'esito di una riflessione sulla relazione tra capitalismo, mercato immobiliare e gentrificazione nelle città americane. A partire dal caso di New York, il libro, accattivante e vivace, introduce il lettore al processo di produzione della città ca...
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The Barcelona’s Poblenou from an industrial neighbourhood to the innovative 22@ district. The impacts of the pandemic outbreak for the current and future co-working spaces.
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Video libro "Francesco Gastaldi, Federico Camerin (2019). Aree militari dismesse e rigenerazione urbana. Potenzialità di valorizzazione del territorio, innovazioni legislative e di processo. Siracusa: LetteraVentidue", conferenza internazionale "II Encuentro de la Red Iberoamericana de Investigación en Políticas, Conflictos y Movimientos Urbanos",...
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Interviews on the implementation of Superblock for the edited book “Global Reflections on COVID-19 Urban Inequalities”. Editors: Brian Doucet (University of Waterloo); Rianne van Melik (RU Nijmegen); Pierre Filion (University of Waterloo) Publisher: Policy Press
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L"articolo si propone di indagare il tema delle archistars ed il loro ruolo nei processi di trasformazione urbana in Italia. Nel contesto italiano i primi anni Duemila sono stati caratterizzati da una rapida espansione dei progetti di sviluppo urbano elaborati da studi di architettura di fama internazionale, ma oggi si rileva come molti siano rimas...
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English version The objective of the paper is to provide a critical interpretation of the public actions of the institutions and of the subjects involved in the public real estate assets management (Ministries, State Property Agency, local authorities and investment funds). In particular, it is proposed the most up-to-date report on the question of...
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Alpha City. How London Was Captured by the Super-Rich (en español: Ciudad Alfa. Cómo Londres ha sido capturada por los superricos) se propone investigar un aspecto muy llamativo de la ciudad global, tema que desde hace unas décadas ha sido centro de atención por parte de los estudios urbanos, incluso geográficos....
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The thesis concerns a work of urban history intended not to describe the city but rather to interpret it. By doing so, I have interpreted the city by means of the role played by the so-called ‘great property’ in the European city-making process during the last three decades of the 20th century, specifically focused on the concrete case of military...
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The paper aimed at analyzing the Poblenou district evolution after the 1970 s–1980 s due to postindustrial development in Barcelona, especially its regeneration by some large urban projects such as Vila Olímpica (1986–1992) and Diagonal Mar district (1990–2004). As to address this analysis, the methodology used is the following. Starting from a des...
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El trabajo pone en evidencia una particular metodología para el entendimiento de la Historia Urbana de la ciudad que heredó el siglo XIX, es decir, el análisis de los procesos de construcción, desmantelamiento y regeneración de las grandes propiedades de suelo, estas últimas entendidas como “capitales de suelo”, donde se desarrollan las actividades...
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RESUMEN La investigación aborda el análisis del proceso de construcción de la ciudad italiana durante el del último tercio del siglo XX y principios de XXI, a partir de las grandes propiedades procedentes de las instalaciones militares desmanteladas El trabajo analiza la gran propiedad militar en el contexto urbano, su condición de "capital fijo en...
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La recensione analizza in maniera critico-interpretativa le riflessioni, gli spunti ed i progetti architettonici che durante il tempo sono stati elaborati da Vittoriano Pastor, prof. dell'Università IUAV di Venezia, in sede accademica ai fini della graduale restituzione di questo antico presidio militare alla città metropolitana di Venezia.
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First, we have analyzed the concept of “urban renewal”, as it was conceived in the American experience of the 50s / 60s, for which we have taken as reference the Boston Plan of 1950. Second, we have focused our attention on the form adopted by such processes in the European experience. We tackle, in this way, how the “urban renewal” practices have...
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The article, through a number of case studies, aims at exploring difficulties and opportunities affecting Italian military real estate assets re-use and, also, at developing an analysis of 1990s and 2000s military assets management. After an introduction of the theme, it will critically analyze the connection between legislative framework (divide i...
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The paper aims to provide a methodological hypothesis for a diachronic analysis about the presence of military sites in Veneto Region. The goal is to understand the current state of the Ministry of Defense’s properties in 1989, when began the progressive phenomenon of decommissioning, abandonment and under-utilization. Through the analysis of two c...
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Throughout the twentieth century, Friuli Venezia Giulia, the north-eastern region of Italy that borders Austria and Slovenia, played a strategic wartime role. From the Great War to the Cold War, the installation of defensive works including barracks, fortifications and infrastructure distinguished the territory. A significant rationalization in the...
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El libro Supercities. La inteligencia del territorio analiza la ciudad no solo europea sino mundial desde el siglo XIX hasta hoy, y puede considerarse una de las referencias más importantes y actualizadas sobre urbanismo y una obra relevante para los lectores preocupados por cuestiones de gobierno de la ciudad y del territorio.
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Por medio de la celebración de grandes eventos deportivos y culturales tales como copas de vela o exposiciones internacionales, a partir de los años noventa algunas ciudades italianas y españolas han optado por implementar operaciones de transformación urbana de sus centros históricos y de zonas industriales abandonadas, así como de reconversión po...
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Fu nell’ambito di un programma di scambio Erasmus (1) che abbiamo avuto l’opportunità di conoscere, per la prima volta, Federico Oliva. Grazie alla borsa di studio Erasmus per la quale l’Istituto universitario di urbanistica di Valladolid beneficiò, nel 1989, di una serie di visite in università internazionali europee, tra cui il Politecnico di Mil...
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In Western European countries, the reuse of post-industrial urban voids has been characterized by fostering the territorial transformation operations for the new tertiary urban areas to ensure the reproduction of capital. Nevertheless, in the early 1990s, starting with military premisis abandonment, a new typology of urban empties raised, having no...
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El manuscrito puede considerarse, por un lado, como uno de los textos más actualizados sobre la vasta literatura de los grande eventos relevantes (tradicionalmente enfocada en el análisis de sus impactos urbanos, económicos, sociales y ambientales); por otro lado, la novedad introducida por este libro, y un asunto poco estudiada en el ámbito intern...
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This paper focuses on studying two specific cases of two Liguria region’s port cities waterfront regeneration, Savona and La Spezia. The purpose is analyzing critically the redefinition of their degraded central port areas aiming to reconnect them to urban contexts. The aim of the article is to highlight the waterfront reorganizing process of these...
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El tema que aborda este trabajo es la evolución de las nociones y conceptos de una figura clave del urbanismo italiano en el período posterior a la segunda guerra mundial, Giuseppe Campos Venuti. El objetivo es poner en evidencia las ideas y convicciones del urbanista italiano, su herencia y un pensamiento que se refleja en el análisis y la evoluci...
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This paper focuses on studying two specific cases of two Liguria region’s port cities waterfront regeneration, Savona and La Spezia. The purpose is analyzing critically the redefinition of their degraded central port areas aiming to reconnect them to urban contexts. The aim of the article is to highlight the waterfront reorganizing process of these...
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Following the international geopolitical changes after the Berlin Wall fall and the Army Forces radical reorganization, from the end of the Eighties significant amounts of land, located in urban and peripheral areas, have been freed of military functions. Although dismissed military sites could theoretically provide an opportunity to define new rul...
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English version: As the rationalization and modernization process of the Armed Forces after the end of the Cold War, from almost thirty years in Italy they are gradually returning to the community areas and buildings that are no longer useful for the institutional purposes of the Defense. Since the 1990s several factors have been slowing down the...
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Considering the changes in the geopolitical and international security policy after the end of the Cold War, with the consequent reduction in military production and the closure of sites, there were serious economic and social repercussions in the central and peripheral European regions. It happens because there was a strong economic and social con...
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El artículo expone un estudio sobre el estado de la cuestión de la reutilización de los inmuebles públicos en Italia para activar o acompañar a los procesos de regeneración urbana y ordenación urbanística. La investigación, a través un análisis crítico sobre la efectiva aplicación de la normativa en materia y la descripción del estado de actuación...
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Despite a long process, many Italian municipalities are still failing to utilise their heritage of abandoned public buildings as an opportunity for regeneration and urban development. The continual changing of objectives and tools at national level has created illusions and frustrations with institutional and economic players at local level, result...
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Il presente saggio si prefigge l’obiettivo di presentare al lettore la questione delle aree militari dismesse per inquadrare l’oggetto di studio e approfondimento del workshop, ovvero l’ex caserma “Trieste” di Casarsa della Delizia. Si introdurrà il tema ed i dibattiti sul riutilizzo di questa tipologia di “vuoto” che caratterizza importanti questi...
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El libro Venezia città d’acqua. Le incidenze geologiche su origini, evoluzione e vulnerabilità (Venecia, ciudad de agua. Las implicaciones geológicas de los orígenes, la evolución y la vulnerabilidad) se ocupa del fascinante y complejo tema del origen de la isla de Venecia para investigar la estructura sedimentaria y las condiciones hidrogeológicas...
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The work is divided in three sections: the first one describes the Ancient Port of Genoa reconversion history to urban functions for Expo 1992, the other two sections describe respectively the 2004 “Affresco” project and the 2014 “Blue Print” project both elaborated by Renzo Piano, with the aim to re-organize the Genoa waterfront. The “Affresco” co...
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La jurisprudencia relativa a l’alienacio de bens immobles publics a Italia neix a la decada de 1980 i continua durant la de 1990, en un context de crisi dels recursos publics. A mes, en l’ambit nacional, el patrimoni militar sovint ja no satisfa les necessitats de l’exercit, ates que es troba en zones marginals, de manera que ja no pot ser util per...
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The history of Italian legislation on the decommissioning of military real estate began in the mid-1980s and continued throughout the 1990s in a context of persisting state financial problems. The article reconstructs the history of the re-use of Italian former military sites. It delineates the heterogeneous and complex legislative framework on whi...
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The theme of restructuring urban-port waterfronts involved different scientific-disciplinary approaches (economic, social, city-planning, cultural, environmental etc.) for the revitalization of the façade overlooking the water, of the relationship between the city and the sea and between the city and the port. Genoa represents the most advanced Ita...
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La jurisprudencia relativa a la enajenación del patrimonio inmobiliario público en Italia nace a mediados de los años 80 y continúa en los años 90 del siglo xx en una situación de problemas crónicos de las finanzas del Estado italiano. Además, en el ámbito nacional, el patrimonio militar, a menudo, ya no responde a las necesidades actuales del ejér...
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El artículo tiene el objetivo de analizar la evolución temporal de la relación entre el Puerto Antiguo y el centro urbano (con un particular enfoque sobre el centro histórico) de la ciudad italiana de Génova. Las transformaciones de regeneración urbana se han desarrollado a través de tres grandes eventos como la Expo Colón de 1992, la Cumbre del G8...
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Il tema del riuso del patrimonio pubblico (anche militare) fa ormai parte del dibattito politico-amministrativo italiano da molti anni, ma è prevalentemente tematizzato secondo questioni di natura contabile e come possibile mezzo per la riduzione del debito pubblico, spostando in secondo piano altri aspetti legati alla pianificazione, alla gestione...
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Este estudio sigue algunas actividades de investigación y publicaciones relativas a las políticas urbanas en la ciudad de Génova, con especial interés en los proyectos relacionados con el centro histórico de la ciudad y el frente marítimo, así como con el papel que los grandes eventos juegan en el proceso de regeneración urbana. En este marco, el t...
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SPANISH ABSTRACT. Los grandes eventos fueron utilizados como catalizadores de la transformación a gran escala del Puerto Antiguo y del centro histórico de la ciudad de Génova. La reordenación de sus espacios públicos, rehabilitación de edificios históricos y cambios de propiedad, usos y usuarios de los ejes, impulsados desde los grandes organismos...
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La vicenda normativa relativa alla dismissione del patrimonio immobiliare pubblico nasce a metà degli anni Ottanta e prosegue negli anni Novanta in una situazione di perduranti problemi delle finanze statali. In Italia, in molti casi il patrimonio militare non risponde più alle attuali esigenze dell’esercito ed è spesso localizzato in aree che nel...
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The dismission and valorisation of public real estate heritage (as for military properties, but not only) has increasingly become a central issue within the Italian political debate, related to financial and budgetary needs of both National and Local Public Authorities. While this problem has been widely analysed against economic and financial crit...

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