Resilience as an urban strategy: The role of green interventions in recovery plans

  • Federica Gaglione University of Naples Federico II, Italy
  • David Ania Ayiine-Etigo Department of Geography and Environment, School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen
Keywords: Urban sustainability, Green energy, Resilience plans, COVID-19


Starting from the relationship between urban planning and mobility management, TeMA has gradually expanded the view of the covered topics, always following a rigorous scientific in-depth analysis. This section of the Journal, Review Notes, is a continuous update about emerging topics concerning relationships among urban planning, mobility and environment thanks to a collection of short scientific papers written by young researchers. The Review Notes are made up of five parts. Each section examines a specific aspect of the broader information storage within the main interests of the TeMA Journal. In particular: the Town Planning International Rules and Legislation Overview section aims at presenting the latest updates in the territorial and urban legislative sphere. The issue of the current recovery and resilience plans and the related reforms envisaged in them aim to give impetus to new forms of organization of urban systems and all its components. In this direction, the content of this review describes the reforms envisaged in the National Recovery and Resilience Plan of Italy and Germany with a focus on the due mission based on the green revolution and ecological transition. Furthermore, this review aims to define the role of these plans for future urban strategies to face the great challenges to which cities are called to respond such as climate change, energy efficiency while also respecting the principles of environmental sustainability.



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Author Biographies

Federica Gaglione, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

PhD student at the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (DICEA), University of Naples Federico II

David Ania Ayiine-Etigo, Department of Geography and Environment, School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen

Ayiine-Etigo David Ania is graduating doctoral student from the department of Geography and Environment, at the University of Aberdeen (UK). He has interest in the Political Economy of the Green Economy transition in Africa, with focus on tourism and energy transitions. David obtained a Bachelor's in Political Science and Classical history from the University of Ghana, Legon. Guest Editor at case studies on Transport Policy for Elsevier


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How to Cite
GaglioneF., & Ayiine-EtigoD. A. (2021). Resilience as an urban strategy: The role of green interventions in recovery plans. TeMA - Journal of Land Use, Mobility and Environment, 14(2), 279-284.