Energy integration for performance intensity public urban spaces

Luigi Foglia, Renata Valente


The paper reports some results from the National Research Project 2008 on systemic integration of technologies for renewable sources in the built environment, where the team from the Second University of Naples has studied the context of public open space in a consolidated city. The group has worked on preparing complex protocols for environmental reading of the townscape. According to international scientific literature on the subject, we proposed the definition of the features of the intensity performance spaces for the meta-design of innovative solutions. These solutions are characterized by multi-functionality and adaptability to variable context conditions. Features regarding energy autonomy and the requirements of integration suitability for renewable energy technologies are here studied. The relationship between requirements and strategies for the integration of PV components together with their applicability and potential compatibility in urban open spaces are discussed.


Renewable energies; open spaces; integration suitability; performance intensity

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CSE Journal - City Safety Energy is a semiannual journal (Two ISSUES per Year) published by Le Penseur in Brienza (PZ) - Italy | ISSN print edition 2283-8767 | ISSN online edition 2284-3418 - Journal registerd at the Court of Potenza (Italy) n. 219/2014