Resilience and transformation strategies for a becoming housing quality

Luciana Mastrolonardo, Donatella Radogna, Manuela Romano


The resilience concept if referred to the built environment suggests ‘safety’ and recovery capacities that express adaptability and transformability characteristics. Recognising in the housing settlements many very significant aspects for inspecting the built systems adaptation and transformation needs, we present an extract of the research carried out on the housing topic, in agreement with the A.T.E.R. of Pescara and Abruzzo Confcooperatives. The work proposes indicators and criteria to allow the survey of the resilience capacities that can project the housing systems in a sustainable dimension, in which the aptitude to regeneration suggests the inhabitants know-how in the resources management, for a swell performance supply.


transformation; processes innovation; housing quality; impermanence; co-evolution

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