Design for the Sensitive Experience: Inclusive Design in Historical-Archaeological Contexts

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 776)


The Research Project deepens objectives, tools and methods of a design sensitives to human perception and senses and it’s finalized to the acquisition of Community involvement, basing on an agreement with a public administration, the Municipality. The range of city_users involved are people with special needs or disabilities who, thanks to a dedicated platform and a help desk at Municipality offices, can give a contribution to the research and to the city plans of outdoor archaeological paths, heritage sites, adaptive-ergonomics urban furnishings and sustainable mobility. The ouputs expected from the research are the Creation of a map of accessible itineraries and a consequent mobile systems application; in addiction the creation of connections of “mental topographies” generates a new layer of the map, an emotional map of the city users. In Europe contexts, the possible developments are the publication of Guidelines and a recognized certification mark.


Environmental psychology Community involvement Emotional map Sensitive experience Emotional barriers Human-senses Accessible tourism 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DIAP, Dipartimento di Architettura e ProgettoSapienza, Università di RomaRomeItaly

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