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Environmental Performances and Social Inclusion for Rocinha
Journal Title: TERRITORIO 
Author/s: Gabriele Masera, Massimo Tadi, Mohammad H. Zadeh 
Year:  2019 Issue: 90 Language: Italian 
Pages:  10 Pg. 84-93 FullText PDF:  503 KB
DOI:  10.3280/TR2019-090010
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The Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro is paradigmatic of the socio-economic and environmental contradictions of the Brazilian mega-city, but is also a significant case study for slum-upgrading programs. PolimiparaRocinha, that is a research project developed in the framework of Polisocial (the social responsibility program of the Politecnico di Milano), provides a multidisciplinary methodology integrating environmental expertise, urban design and energy efficiency with water and waste treatment strategies in a systemic approach. The research aims to understand if the optimization of environmental performances, correlated with a bottomup and demand-driven approach, can improve the favela’s living conditions.
Keywords: Informal settlement; Participatory processes; Environmental performance

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Gabriele Masera, Massimo Tadi, Mohammad H. Zadeh, Environmental Performances and Social Inclusion for Rocinha in "TERRITORIO" 90/2019, pp. 84-93, DOI:10.3280/TR2019-090010


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