The Use of Vegetation for Social Housing Renovation: a case study in the city of Palermo

L. Pastore, R. Corrao, Per Heiselberg

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The paper shows the first results of a research carried out at the University of Palermo, which aims to indentify sustainable strategies for the renovation of social housing in the Mediterranean Basin, with focuson the use of vegetation as strategy for the enhancement of urban microclimate and thermal comfort. To achieve these goals the social housing complex of Medaglie d’Oro in the city of Palermo was chosen as case study in order to carry out some analyses for the assessment of outdoor comfort parameters of the area. By means of numerical simulations performed with the software ENVI-met, the actual state of the area was evaluated and four scenarios of renovation strategies through the integration with different vegetal species were proposed. The simulations show the effectiveness of the vegetation for the mitigation of the outside temperature and demonstrate that more accurate analyses on building indoor comfort can be performed taking into account the factors that influence its surrounding environment.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelProceedings of CESBP 2013 : 2nd Central European Symposium on Building Physics
RedaktørerA. Mahdavi, B. Martens
Antal sider6
Udgivelses stedVienna
ForlagVienna University of Technology - Faculty of Architecture and Regional Planning
Publikationsdato2013
Sider437-442
ISBN (Trykt)978-3-85437-321-6
StatusUdgivet - 2013
Begivenhed2nd Central European Symposium on Building Physics - Vienna, Østrig
Varighed: 9 sep. 201311 sep. 2013

Konference

Konference2nd Central European Symposium on Building Physics
LandØstrig
ByVienna
Periode09/09/201311/09/2013

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  • Social housing
  • Renovations

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Pastore, L., Corrao, R., & Heiselberg, P. (2013). The Use of Vegetation for Social Housing Renovation: a case study in the city of Palermo. I A. Mahdavi, & B. Martens (red.), Proceedings of CESBP 2013: 2nd Central European Symposium on Building Physics (s. 437-442). Vienna: Vienna University of Technology - Faculty of Architecture and Regional Planning.
Pastore, L. ; Corrao, R. ; Heiselberg, Per. / The Use of Vegetation for Social Housing Renovation: a case study in the city of Palermo. Proceedings of CESBP 2013: 2nd Central European Symposium on Building Physics. red. / A. Mahdavi ; B. Martens. Vienna : Vienna University of Technology - Faculty of Architecture and Regional Planning, 2013. s. 437-442
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Pastore, L, Corrao, R & Heiselberg, P 2013, The Use of Vegetation for Social Housing Renovation: a case study in the city of Palermo. i A Mahdavi & B Martens (red), Proceedings of CESBP 2013: 2nd Central European Symposium on Building Physics. Vienna University of Technology - Faculty of Architecture and Regional Planning, Vienna, s. 437-442, 2nd Central European Symposium on Building Physics, Vienna, Østrig, 09/09/2013.

The Use of Vegetation for Social Housing Renovation: a case study in the city of Palermo. / Pastore, L.; Corrao, R.; Heiselberg, Per.

Proceedings of CESBP 2013: 2nd Central European Symposium on Building Physics. red. / A. Mahdavi; B. Martens. Vienna : Vienna University of Technology - Faculty of Architecture and Regional Planning, 2013. s. 437-442.

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapport/konference proceedingKonferenceartikel i proceedingForskningpeer review

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Pastore L, Corrao R, Heiselberg P. The Use of Vegetation for Social Housing Renovation: a case study in the city of Palermo. I Mahdavi A, Martens B, red., Proceedings of CESBP 2013: 2nd Central European Symposium on Building Physics. Vienna: Vienna University of Technology - Faculty of Architecture and Regional Planning. 2013. s. 437-442