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Urban Planning for Healthy European Cities

Book

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Geography book series (BRIEFSGEOGRAPHY)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. The City for Better Living

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Rosalba D’Onofrio, Elio Trusiani
      Pages 3-7
    3. Rosalba D’Onofrio, Elio Trusiani
      Pages 9-20
  3. Healthy Urban Planning in Europe

  4. Planning and Designing Healthy Cities and Communities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Rosalba D’Onofrio, Elio Trusiani
      Pages 83-88
    3. Rosalba D’Onofrio, Elio Trusiani
      Pages 89-99
    4. Rosalba D’Onofrio, Elio Trusiani
      Pages 101-112

About this book

Introduction

This book investigates different aspects of the relationship between “healthy cities” and “urban planning”, examining various best practices in Europe. It uses the above as a starting point and investigates different aspects of healthy cities, examining various best practices in Europe. Capitalizing on ongoing trials, the chapters identify the policies that underlie plans and projects that have caused positive changes in local communities in terms of the quality of life and safety of inhabitants. From these best practices, the book deduces criteria and guidelines for planning healthy and safe cities.

Keywords

Healthy cities Urban Planning European cities Well-being and Safety Quality of life Resilient comminication Urban regeneration Climate change

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.School of Architecture and DesignUniversity of CamerinoAscoli PicenoItaly
  2. 2.School of Architecture and DesignUniversity of CamerinoAscoli PicenoItaly

About the authors

Rosalba D’Onofrio is a researcher of urban planning in the School of Architecture and Design “E. Vittoria” at the University of Camerino, where she teaches urban planning. In her professional and academic career, she has been involved in landscape design, urban regeneration, urban planning and design. She has worked in the fields of urban revitalization and management of private-public relationships for the transformation of the cities.  She has participated in research in the field of environmental and urban design.

Elio Trusiani has Master’s in Architecture, PhD in Town Planning, associate professor of urban and regional planning at the University of Camerino, lecturer of a post-graduate courses at La Sapienza University of Rome on cultural landscape planning, with very extensive experience (24 years) in the tools and instruments of urban planning for historical, contemporary, and informal cities, landscape planning and cultural heritage in Europe, South America, Africa, and the Middle East. He has served as scientific coordinator for national and international projects projects and programs. 

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