Strategies and measures aimed at reducing the vulnerability of existing urban settlements to climate-related phenomena focusing on measures/strategies both in the urban planning and the building design sector as well as in the legislative/normative one. Specific attention has been given to new communication technologies as a tool to design innovative techniques of governance and management of the urban development, which are appropriate to the increasing complexity of urban systems and able to promote a wider participation in the decision making processes as well as guide the implementation of the foreseen strategies and the monitoring of the urban systems’ development.

Published: 2016-04-26

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