Geographic Data Infrastructure and Support System to the Evaluation of Urban Densification

  • Loreto Colombo
  • Immacolata Geltrude Palomba
  • Valentina Sannicandro
  • Carmelo M. TorreEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9157)


In urban contexts characterized by the presence of settlements where services are lacking, densification with the transfer of development rights brings benefits, through intensification of urban areas, reduction of the vehicular mobility and containment of soil consumption.

Indeed, under certain conditions, the transfer of development rights allows to identify the volumes to be deployed by evaluating the receptive capacity of the soil.

Geographic Data Infrastructure could be a valid tool to make an Evaluation Support System to compare alternatives with different compensation criteria. These different options arising from the request for satisfaction of collective needs, due to the growing demand for supply of services to upgrade the technology and energy building.


Land use Urban sprawl Urban fringe Densification Equalization Integrated evaluation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Loreto Colombo
    • 1
  • Immacolata Geltrude Palomba
    • 1
  • Valentina Sannicandro
    • 1
  • Carmelo M. Torre
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of ArchitectureUniversity of Naples Federico IINaplesItaly
  2. 2.Department of Civil Engineering and ArchitecturePolytechnic of BariBariItaly

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