Sustainable Conservation and Urban Regeneration (inbunden)
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1st ed. 2018
Springer International Publishing AG
Folli, Maria Grazia (ed.)
Bibliographie 90 schwarz-weiße und 50 farbige Abbildungen
88 Illustrations, color; 17 Illustrations, black and white; V, 176 p. 105 illus., 88 illus. in color
241 x 157 x 16 mm
449 g
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Sustainable Conservation and Urban Regeneration (inbunden)

Sustainable Conservation and Urban Regeneration

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This book documents research activities and design experimentation carried out within the scope of a project addressing conservation, urban regeneration, responsible use of resources, and sustainable development in a truly exceptional place: the city of Luxor. The project is a collaborative venture between the Politecnico di Milano, the Supreme Council of Antiquities of Egypt, and the Luxor Governorate and is one outcome of a program established by the Egyptian government in 2009 with the goal of discovering a buried treasure, the "Avenue of Sphinxes", which connected the Karnak and Luxor temples in ancient times. Readers will find an account of the excavations themselves, discussion of issues in restoration and conservation, and, above all, archaeological contextualization. Information is provided on integrated solutions to the problems arising from the scale of the excavation, for example in relation to urban morphology, the environment, road systems, infrastructure, housing, tourism, and individual and collective use of spaces. The book will appeal to all with an interest in strategies for enhancement of historical heritage in conjunction with urban regeneration and sustainable development.
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Maria Grazia Folli graduated in Architecture after studying under Paolo Portoghesi at the Politecnico di Milano in 1972. She subsequently worked as a researcher, lecturer, and associate professor at CNR and Politecnico di Milano, and in 2000 was appointed Full Professor in Architectural and Urban Design. She has also been a Visiting Professor at Columbia University, New York; the Technische Hochschule, Zurich; the Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Architecture de Paris-La Villette; and the Ecole d'Architecture de Lyon. Dr. Folli has been responsible for numerous design projects within Italy and overseas and has been the recipient of many awards in international design competitions. Recently, she has been coordinator of the project Architecture and Sustainable Development based on Eco-Humanistic Principles and Advanced Technologies without Losing Identity, within the European TEMPUS Program. She has also published extensively, her output including books and essays on contemporary themes in architecture and sustainable development.


M.G. Folli, Forward. A cooperation between cultures.- M. Boriak, The Sphinxes Avenue Excavations To the East Bank of Luxor.- M.G. Folli, Archeology, architecture, Luxor between past and future.- G. Magli, Luxor, Archaeoastronomy.- M. Boriani, International cooperation in the field of restoration.- C. Giambruno, Archaeology and the historic city. For a sustainable development through heritage of the past.- E. Silvestri, About a sustainable tourism.- M. Moscatelli, Methodologies, surveys.- R. Gabaglio, Sphinx Alley and neighboring urban areas: a system of relationships and values to preserve and enhance.- M. Rombola, The use of Geographic Information Systems for the diagnostics and the priority of intervention of the Sphinxes Avenue in Luxor.