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DIDA Dipartimento di Architettura

INTEGRO_UAD International Group on Urban and Architecture Design

 

The international research group aims to provide multidisciplinary research and studies on innovative issues within the “City in Change” and its cultural heritage (tangible and intangible).

The research methodologies will address theory and application in urban context of inner and outer areas in order to identify new approaches of intervention, based on ecological and sustainable principles.

The way of thinking will define new urban models for new urban scenarios in different European contexts.

 

Aims

  • To define an innovative research in  European Partnership and multidisciplinary
  • To provide an international debate for knowledge, education and formation on Cities in Change, sharing ecological  and sustainable design issues
  • To explore the values of cultural heritage and its transformation
  • To put “fixed points” in preserving, regenerating and developing tangible and intangible cultural heritage
  • Masterplanning process in sensitive urban contexts and urban spaces and places

ERC Panels

  • SH3_1 Environment, resources and sustainability
  • SH3_2 Environmental and climate change, societal impact
  • SH3_7 Spatial development, land use, regional planning
  • SH5_10 Cultural heritage, cultural identities and memories

Recent Research Projects

 

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Heritage open space in transformation

2016-2017 
ATE Scientific research  
Scientific Coordinator: Dimitra Babalis

POSIT (Public Open Space in Transition)

2016-2017 
Research Project
Scientific Coordinator: Dimitra Babalis

Waterfronts and resilient urban space

2015/2016
ATE Scientific research
Scientific Coordinator: Dimitra Babalis

Waterfronts and sustainable urban management

2014/2015
ATE Scientific research
Scientific Coordinator: Dimitra Babalis

Transformation of former cultural heritage and urban quality

2013/2014
ATE Scientific research
Scientific Coordinator: Dimitra Babalis

Sensitive transformation in characterising urban places

2012/2013
ATE Scientific research
Scientific Coordinator: Dimitra Babalis

CHRONOCITY: The Scale of Sustainable Change

2007/2010
European Project
Scientific coordinator and Chair: Dimitra Babalis

 

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Recent Books

  • Babalis D., T.G. Townshend (Edited By), (2018), Urban Waterfront and Cultural Heritage. New Perspectives and Opportunities, Firenze: Altralinea Edizioni;
  • Babalis D. (Edited By), (2017), Waterfront Urban Space. Designing for Blue-Green Places, Firenze: Altralinea Edizioni (link at the publication);
  • Babalis D. (Edited By), (2016), Approaching the Integrative City. The Dynamics of urban space, Firenze: Altralinea Edizioni;
  • Babalis D., (2014), Waterfront City. Waterside Regeneration in Scotland, Firenze: Alinea International;
  • Babalis D., (2012), Urban change and sustainability, Firenze: Alinea International;
  • Babalis D. (Edited By), (2011), CHRONOCITY. Sensitive Interventions in Historic Environment, Firenze: Alinea International;
  • Babalis D. (Edited by), (2010), CHRONOCITY. The Assessment of Built Heritage for Developable and Creative Change. Firenze: Alinea International;
  • Babalis D., (Edited by), (2008), CHRONOCITY. The Scale of Sustainable Change. Heritage value and future opportunities and challenges, Firenze: Alinea International;
  • Babalis D., (2008), URBAN DESIGN, The Ecological Thinking, Firenze: Alinea International.

 

INTEGRO_UAD International Meetings

  • 1st International Meeting ECOPOLIS 2020: Approaching the Integrative City – Firenze 21-23 Maggio, 2015
  • 2nd International Meeting Waterfront Urban Space – Firenze 09-10 Giugno 2016
  • 3rd INTEGRO UAD International Meeting 26-30 June 2017. Syros, Delos, Mykonos Islands, Greece (web site)
  • 4th INTEGRO UAD International Meeting - Firenze, 15-17 March 2018

 

meeting

 

Scientific Coordinator
and Chair

Dimitra Babalis
Università degli Studi di Firenze
DIDA-Dipartimento di Architettura
via di Santa Marta 3
50139 Firenze

Research Partnership
Helen Maistrou
Technical University of Athens, (NTUA), GR

Tim G Townshend
Newcastle University, UK

John Pendlebury
Newcastle University, UK

David Grierson
Strathclyde University, UK

Lubica Vitkova
Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, SV

Irene Curulli
Eindhoven Technical University, NL

Ana Pereira Roders
Eindhoven Technical University, NL

Zeynep Uludag
Gazi University of Ankara, TR

Chehrazade Nafa
Ecole de Chaillot – Paris, FR

Pedro Ressano Garcia
University of Lusofona, Lisbon, PT

Gabriela Campagnol
Texas A&M University, USA

Lucyna Nyka
Gdansk University of Technology, PL

Justyna Borucka
Gdansk University of Technology, PL

Jakub Szczepanski
Gdansk University of Technology, PL

Annamaria De Rosa
Sapienza University of Rome, IT

Spela Hudnik
University of Ljubljana, SLO

Luca Solari
DICEA - University of Florence, IT

 

 

 
last update: 16-May-2018
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