The Impact of Intelligent Building Technologies on the Urban Environment

  • Sergio Selicato
  • Daniela Violante
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8581)


The aim of this paper is to suggest guidelines for sustainable planning, understood as the union of actions relating to the building and the city. The strong connection between these two subjects requires a planning that should not travel on parallel tracks, as often happens, but it must be formed by a rational consideration of both. They have been analyzed for two types of urban fabric and, in relation to their characteristics, have been highlighted different problems. So we suggested some project solutions and use of materials that simultaneously improve the interior comfort of buildings and the urban comfort.


technologies building façade urban places comfort guidelines 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergio Selicato
    • 1
  • Daniela Violante
    • 1
  1. 1.Polytechnic University of BariBariItaly

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