Monoscalarity of architecture, multiscalarity of habitation. Notes on a problematic relationship in pandemic times

Author/s Leonardo Chiesi, Paolo Costa
Publishing Year 2022 Issue 2022/127
Language Italian Pages 16 P. 63-78 File size 286 KB
DOI 10.3280/SUR2022-127006
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Architecture education is mainly monoscalar, in the sense that it tends to focus on one lev-el of scale. Habitation, instead, is multiscalar. The asynchrony between design and habitation produces a tension between the built environment and its users. The paper connects the effects of this tension with the issues generated by pandemic health emergencies, analysing how lim-ited sociality imposed by prevention measures affects habitation.

Keywords: micromobility, active design, nature, interior design, sedentary behaviour, Covid-19

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Leonardo Chiesi, Paolo Costa, Progetto e abitare tra monoscalarità e transcalarità. Riflessioni a margine di una crisi pandemica in "SOCIOLOGIA URBANA E RURALE" 127/2022, pp 63-78, DOI: 10.3280/SUR2022-127006