Environmental Performances and Social Inclusion for Rocinha

Journal title TERRITORIO
Author/s Gabriele Masera, Massimo Tadi, Mohammad H. Zadeh
Publishing Year 2020 Issue 2019/90
Language Italian Pages 10 P. 84-93 File size 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, Prestazioni ambientali e inclusione sociale per Rocinha in "TERRITORIO" 90/2019, pp 84-93, DOI: 10.3280/TR2019-090010