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GIAMBATTISTA ZACCARIOTTO PhD architect-urbanist Sveriges gata 11C, 0658, Oslo, Norway 0047 98444735 gzaccariotto@gmail.com

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RURAL BUILDING REVISITED GAIARINE FROM FACTORY TO DWELLINGS ALBINA FROM WAREHOUSE TO LOFTS PORDENONE EX BANCA GAIARINE M THEATER-CINEMA AREA REVISITED GAIARINE NEW CASTELLIR AREA GAIARINE ÅLESUND DOWNTOWN WATERFRONT QUARRY AREA, COLLE UMBERTO SPOORNOORD ANTWERP NIEW STALBERG VENLO MECHELEN CITY CENTER LA COURROUZE RENNES LES HAUTES DE ROUEN DE HOGE RIELEN L INTEGRATED URBAN LANDSCAPES [PhD] VILLE-PORT II ST NAZAIRE SCARCITY AND CREATIVITY REYKJAVIK XL WATER AND ASPHALT VENETO PUBLICATIONS

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RURAL BUILDING REVISITED GAIARINE client: AMZ design: conceptual, preliminary and detailed design position: principal

Project retrofitted a brick-stone building from the 50s. the challenge was to fit the program for 4 dwellings within the existing type by making use of the rural type rationale and flexibility. A study on how divide the original space and how 4

solve the vertical connection led to a up date of the type with the introduction of the portico and a transparent volume of the entrances. An sensitive balance.


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FROM FACTORY TO DWELLINGS ALBINA client: Gava G. design: conceptual, preliminary and detailed design position: principal

The owner of the plot wanted to change an existing medium size industrial building from the 80s into an apartment building. The project retrofits the one story concrete structure which is vertically extended. The character of the collective space ,and the main apartment with a loggia, refer to the 8

type of a neighboring Veneto villa. The materiality establishes a dialogue with the tower bell. The design includes the concept and development of architectonic details such as handrails windows etc, realized by local craftsmen.


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FROM WAREHOUSE TO LOFTS PORDENONE client: Campolin, Battistella design: conceptual, preliminary and detailed design position: project designer with Studio Campolin

The project retrofits a warehouse from the 70s and it is the result of both site and existing building potentials . The plot is located in the dense urban tissue location town centre and closed to a park. The regularity of the existing loading structure, facade and the height of the internal spaces allowed for 16

15 small individual lofts facing the park. The materiality and character of the spaces refers to the former industrial use of the building..


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EX-BANCA GAIARINE client: Bosa design: conceptual, preliminary design position: principal

Project revisited a building located in the main public square of the ancientl centre of the village. The challenge is to fit a new residential and commercial program with a limited budg-

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THEATER-CINEMA AREA REVISITED GAIARINE client: City of Gaiarine design: conceptual, preliminary design position: principal

The competition project is the illutration of a renewal strategy for both a building ensamble named ex Cinema ed Casa 24

del Fascio from the `30s and the main public spaces of the center of Gaiarine.


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NEW CASTELLIR GAIARINE client: City of Gaiarine, AMZ design: conceptual, preliminary and detailed design position: principal

The project of the new residential area in a village in Northeast Italy, named New Castellir, integrates the design of open spaces and residential buildings. Selected features of the existing agricultural landscape such as field’s mosaic and surface water network, orientation of the hedgerows and tree types contributes to define the rules for the composition of the area. A new `transparent` forest strip stretched N-S. It is the main element of the spatial pattern and major collective space, which has been designed according to landscape, climate and land use conditions. The buildings setting and the road network, which profile is conceived for the slow car speed and pedestrian appropriation, are arranged according to it. The interior of new Castellir is park-like and spacious. The open canopies of low crown cover are designed to accommodate the playgrounds and perform the comfort of a shadowed room in the urban fabric during the hot season. Here the terrain profile allows holding and buffering rain water runoff, in case of heavy raining. Water is slowly infiltrated in the porous soil. This contributes to flood prevention downstream and better water quality as well as to reduce costs for irrigation and drainage structures. At the level of the landscape the new forest strip in the residential area together with the great garden of an existing ancient villa form a green 30

corridor that is well connected with the existing network of paths. The forest strip, playgrounds, paths, roads are individually designed, with specific materials and detailing. Since its realisation this collective space has become very attractive for the inhabitants. A variety of dwelling types are arranged within the simple volumes with deep loggias and set 6 m from the road. Buildings were individually designed, with specific materials and detailing. Measures for low energy consumption and renewable production were applied. Constructions materials are locally produced where craftsmen also realized especially designed architectonic details. Construction of New Castellir will be implemented in phases.


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ÅLESUND DOWNTOWN WATERFRONT client: City of Ålesund design: design competition position: project designer with Aprilarkitekter

The project illustrates a strategy to cope with the future up-scaling of Ålesund moving from the spatial and cultural potentials of the historical centre combined with the opportunity of new planned transport infrastructures (high speed train). Here the safe and multifunctional water space of the inlet has been a basic driver of past process of inhabitation. The project proposes to extend this condition to the south edge for accommodating a new strip of settlement which stretches E-W. The settlement are located on islands which are achieved partly through the excavation of canals long existing peers, partly by floating structures. This lead t to extension of the water front, a space of quays and piers and wallboards with distinction between private and public. Based on the precondition of measures for lowering the car traffic, the existing waterfront road will change in a boulevard with accommodate a tram line. The continuity of the settlement strip is interrupted by the rithm of existing N-S streets pattern and by few special urban spaces: the town all with the existing library (which merge in a new block building which will host the conference centre), the theater and the water square of the station. Here the public domain open to sun and see get wider. Then basic existing features guiding the composition are the E-W linear structures of waterfront 42

such as piers and quays and the orthogonal structures such as the grid of blocks and streets. Furthermore the rithm and space of shadow and light and resistance to wind shaped the final urban form.


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QUARRY AREA COLLE UMBERTO client: EU, Veneto Region, City of Colle Umberto design: conceptual, preliminary and detailed design position: principal with P. Vigano`

The research and pilot project Landscapes of Water: Cava Merotto deals with the theme of requalification for a part of the Veneto Region’s territory which is fragmented and contaminated. It is the result of a cooperation between the water board Piave and IUAV University of Venice in the frame of the EU project REKULA Restructuring Cultural Landscapes. The study demonstrates the potential of water sensitive design and provides a reflection on the contemporary notion of public spaces in a dispersed territory. The first move was to qualify and identify the physical materials that outline the territory of waters. To name these materials, frequently a relic, requires recalling a history of marsh drainage and territorial transformations that have overlapped in time, indicating layers of successive (often contradictory) approaches and rationalities, through which contemporary oppositions and conflicts are revealed. In second place, we attempted to recognize the various processes during which different forms of rationalities have been posited in the form of concrete infrastructure and objects. Today, this transformation and modernization process appears extraordinarily accelerated and requires the development of new hypotheses and proposals for future scenarios. In third place, this research has led us to rethink the concept of void space, its functions and symbolic 48

role. The basins are re-designed and managed in order to function as seasonal storages for agricultural irrigation and peak storages for flood prevention while acting as integral elements of a new recreational park. The landscape of waters has for centuries been one of the principal infrastructures of this region, and it can also be the starting point for a reflection on the sense and forms of open, public and collective space of a territory of dispersion.


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SPOORNOORD ANTWERP client: City of Antwerp design: master plan and detailed design position: project designer with Secchi-Vigano`

Nowadays a park is a ÂŤsocial spaceÂť, a place for many everyday activities, an cuty part that can specially contribute to give a clear structure to the whole city and metropolis. The project for the new new park in an area (about 24 ha) previously used by Belgian national rails is characterized by: 1. An uninterrupted space along the previous platform (1,7 km) to maintain the possibility of a connection (ecological as well as of communication) between Schelde river and the huge cultivated fringe spaces of the city. 2. The concentration of planned surfaces (200.000 m2 of housing, equipments, offices and commerce) in the west part towards the big boulevards. Two principles of implantation could co-exist at the same time: the campus (free objects in a park) and the tissue (the idea of an urban continuity). Here they are proposed as provisional conditions, with possible succession and not opposed to each other. Design of open spaces was conceived as in a constant natural evolution, in harmony with the process of implementation and life that will take place in it. 3. The integration of the two existing viaducts in a new topography that had also the secondary but important purpose of promoting the clearence of coal ashes polluted land. 4. A mark along the perimeter of the park that could give 54

expression to the border as recognizable space, a threshold always identifiable by the same material. 5. The multiplication of secondary routes to define an underhierarchy network. If we observe the project from above, the park is a place where everyone is in public, a mirror of the complexity of contemporary society.


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NIEW STALBERG VENLO client: City of Venlo design: master plan position: project designer with West 8

The project of a residential area, named New Stalberg, is developed on the edge of Venlo East with a strong emphasis on an overall design of parks, infrastructures and buildings. A linear park is designed with the profile of a valley where roads and trails are located together with a large number of new housing. The valley is surrounded by upland forest plots. In the valley a recreational route which connect the river Maas and the city, to the existing wooded area of Venlo. In New Stalberg this route has a special character, it is very wide and green. The valley is mostly overgrown with grass and clusters of trees. The rainwater collects in the lower parts of the valley wadis (dry areas year round except after a rain) and in ponds. The park also offers a wide variety of spaces such as a stream, a lily pond and a walled garden. The woodlands are planted with the existing species and provide a variety of open and closed in the park. The part of the forest directly adjacent to the Klagenfurt Avenue is planted on a long hill that serves both regional noise barriers. In New Stalberg will be realized 200 homes clustered in small `neighbourhoods’. Rules affect the development of architecture and the relationship of the house with the park, streets and gardens. The houses long the park makes it into a stately and representative edge. The houses have a clear view to the park and are 58

finely developed. The perimeter is here 5 meters from the public road. At the park edge a small number of semidetached houses will give more ‘mass’ to the edge. Houses in streets are directly connected to the park. These streets have a private and intimate character. The building line here is 8 meters from the road. Every street has a number of houses set 12 meters from the road. This creates variation in the street. All lots in New Stalberg are at least 18 meters wide. The size of houses and asymmetric set in the plot creates the condition for a `houses in the garden`. On each plot there is also a fictitious second building line at 18 meters from the street where is not allowed to add or build fences. For corner lots have been developed specific types and corner solutions. The interior of New Stalberg is park like and spacious, the streets and other public green spaces are designed with a minimum of pavement. On either side of the street profile is a grass strip of 2 meters wide for trees and parking. The transition between pavement and the forest is made with a gutter. The property boundaries are uniform. The paths and roads in the park are individually designed, with a specific materials, detailing and furnishings. Construction of New Stalberg will be implemented in phases.


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MECHELEN CITY CENTER client: City of Mechelen design: master plan and detailed design position: project designer Secchi-Vigano`

From the Cattle Market to the cathedral of Saint Rombouts the open spaces go through the most internal and old area of the city; orthogonal to these spaces an axis links the north and south gate of the city, the Dijle river at the south and the old canal which substituted it to the north. All along these axis there are the most significant places of the city: the cathedral, the old city hall, the Big Square, the new city hall and the market. Given the historic significance of the context, the intervention focused on eliminating elements that hampered its legibility while also bestowing rational treatment on the newly recuperated spaces. The esplanade of the Grote Markt has been revamped with a continuous paving stones that do not favour any direction in particular and that is interrupted in a variety of ways in response to different situations. Elements such as lampposts, trees, drains are used to order the surface cover and confer on it a rhythm without blocking the views of the facades around its perimeter. The design makes use of minimal level differences of the ground to give an identity to the different parts of these spaces (terraces and the cafés, waiting places, bus routes, places of relaxing and rest) and makes effort to include the existing underground parking as a public space. The incisions of the entry-exit ramps, the glass boxes that house stairs and lifts, and the grid of lights 62

set into the pavement provide daylight to the underground space and, at night, light to the surface. At the base of the cathedral’s south façade, the stone pavement splits into long parallel grassy parterres suggesting the presence of the old cemetery. Here the trees rows are occasionally interrupted to make room for a bench niche. The statue of the saint rests on a patch of restored “kasseien” (old cobblestones). The southern edge of the square is defined by the Steenweg where the existing cobblestones have been repaired and conserved and new chestnut trees have been planted. Beyond this street, the project’s sphere of operation has crossed the Dijle to repave the outside areas of the old Lamot brewery. Along the length of Befferstraat, the street connecting the Grote Markt and the Veemarkt squares are now converted into an exclusively pedestrian zone, the café terraces are shaded by linden trees that have been planted in a central strip. When it reaches the Veemarkt, coloured concrete paving indicates the zones – the majority – which have been designated as pedestrian thoroughfares. The bus stops have taken the form of three shelters of black metal structure and red ceilings. They are not only conceived of as waiting areas for transport users but also as meeting places for students from the Sint Rombaut secondary school.


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ZAC LA COURROUZE RENNES client: Rennes Métropole design: master plan position: project designer with Secchi-Vigano`

Rennes, Brittany region capital, is a fast growing city and, as a consequence, is subject to a strong housing and equipment demand. The query of the assignment was for a new city part design in a previous military area characterized by an important natural asset. The new residential program includes 4500 new housings, 100.000 m2 of service and the necessary equipments. Based on a careful observation of places and topography, the project claims the necessity of considering the different ways and styles of life and mix them (‘mixité’ concept); it considers the orientation of different buildings and their projected shadows, first step for a in-depth study of energetic problems. That’s why this peculiar project stands up against the rhetoric of iconic architectural solutions and try to give an answer to the functional, social, and visual complexity of contemporary society. A project of this scale, that mobilises a number of actors and means, can not be realized in a short time; it requires a flexible and strategic approach that allows an phase implementation. For this reasons parts of the project are conceived as definitive, for example the design of the open spaces giving a strong structure to the urban space, other parts, like buildings and private gardens, as more flexible units, where future changes can happen. In the first case the project principal element is the ‘green stream’: a system 66

of large open spaces that links the centre of the city to the country side through the Courrouze area; in the second case it is the sequence of private spaces, semi-private and public gardens: the patchwork of mixed uses placed side to side with the different building types.


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LES HAUTES DE ROUEN client: GIP-GPV de Rouen design: master plan and detailed design position: project designer with Secchi-Vigano`

In Châtelet and Lombardie quarters the 50’s and 60’s Modern Movement proposals are today considered generic and homogenous. They do not offer a clear spatial structure and diversity of spaces and conditions and atmospheres (calm and noisier places, places where we are in public and places of privacy; places with promenades in the woods, like in the hills and valleys parks and places with stronger urban character). Urban regeneration and integration in the city system of such quarters requires deploying strategies on a larger scale. In this case, might be assessed by their own practicability and easy-link to the city. High Rouen, where Châtelet and Lombardie stretch, stands about 50 meters higher than the historical city, the modern and industrial city. They are connected by an existing park-like corridor 100-150 meters wide, which stretches from east to west. This `implicit park` accommodates forests, gardens, sport routes, schools, cemeteries, panoramic views. The ring road can be a powerful tool for opening up the plateau of the high Rouen. The improvement of accessibility (Teor) can integrate a business parks and leisure activities in the quarters. They can be placed at the edges of the plateau with the best visibility. A strong improvement of the comfort of the buildings and nearby spaces and public spaces is also a goal along with a clear spatial and 70

functional structure. There are different options of transformation. Demolition: demolishing the existing buildings partially or completely in order to build new lower buildings or something totally different. Heavy modification: transforming the housing into duplex; moving the stairs out of the façade; adding transparent light volumes on them. Light modification: adding a ventilated façade, expanding with a winter garden. Modification at the bottom: adding volumes for collective activities, opening the ground level and basements to the outdoor. The integration of new activities inside or on the edges of the quarters can be made in different ways based on good accessibility, visibility and proximity. Contemporary activities often demand large spaces, clear links to the main road network and attractive green landscapes. We could, for example, substitute the bars of Châtelet with a business park which links the centre of the quarter at Vallon Suisse. In Lombardie we could locate the activities on the plateau which separate the quarter of Grand’Mare using the sport fields differently. The integration in the quarters of a series of microactivities managed by the same inhabitants might improve the employment ratio.


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DE HOGE RIELEN client: City of Hoge Rielen design: master plan and detailed design position: project designer with Secchi-Vigano`

Our master plan has evolved from a specific interpretation of the former military area. The ambition is to steer the transformation of the area by means minimal interventions and making use of the existing spatial end ecological qualities which have great potentials for the new recreational and educational program. The study recognizes, distinguishes and connects three landscapes: the natural forest, the military camp and the recent youth centre. The natural landscape is a terrain of low dunes crossed by brooks which is overgrown with patches of coniferous and broadleaf forest (landscape matrix). It has a high aesthetical and ecological value. The military landscape consists of powder magazines, embankments, water basins. They are dispersed across hundreds hectares according to the `right distance` given by safety measures. These structures are difficult to be seen hidden as they are in the vegetation and terrain relief. Also the network of roads and ditches stretched trough different terrain profiles is a remarkable legacy of the military past. The educational landscape uses the previously described ones by fitting new functions and spaces. The pattern of each landscape is composed of basic units or building blocks that repeated form specific spatial structures. Here and there they overlap conflict or reinforce each other. The project introduces a number 74

of spatial devices in the frame of a strategy of incremental changes in the three landscapes. The natural landscape: shifting from a coniferous and broadleaf forest (inversion of the matrix) as a program to strengthening the biodiversity. The military landscape: different options for the conservation and restoration of buildings and roads in order to improve their comfort and fit with new uses. The educational and recreational centre: defining a clear and flexible character for the spaces nearby the camp buildings or other camp sites (a furnished outdoor space with privacy control, camp fire, games, bathroom); merging the former military road network with a new system of paths in order to perform the opening of the buildings towards south; addition of a wide multifunctional E-W corridor (`contact strip`) where are located the main new collective services such as the hostel, the open air theatre, the picnic area.


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INTEGRATED URBAN LANDSCAPES institution: Universities IUAV Venezia and TU Delft study: PhD thesis

Design-based research in landscape urbanism. The focus is the potentials of sustainable water management and design in restructuring decentralized urban landscapes in the metropolitan area of Venice. This is a water-stressed territory where recent and radical transformations went along with spatial and water problems such as shortage and flooding. In addition to the decreasing of environmental and living qualities, the availability to future generations of functional, recreational and natural value of water is threatened. Presently more and bigger buildings and paved surfaces, wider and homogeneous fields, affect the reduction of fine-grained edge elements, such as ditches, related hedgerows and paths. Whereas water storage opportunities faded, peak flows increased. Modern water management practice becomes part of the problem. Climate change will make these risks more difficult to control. These issues are real and they are urgent. For designers this implies there is a need to use the ecological potential of the existing urban landscape to integrate water at all levels of spatial planning. How can the spatial form of an urban landscape contribute to more sustainable water flows and, in turn, how can more sustainable water flows contribute to the spatial quality of an urban landscape? The objective of my work is, in general, to increase understanding 78

of the role of fine water and spatial elements both in the process of formation of the urban landscapes and in its ecological design and planning. My research started to consider the necessity of reinstating storage in decentralized small systems, such as ditches networks, scattered pits and building plots, looking for opportunities in the local landscape. The design of water systems as focused first on storage and recycling and the role of decentralized spatial elements in the case-study landscape within a bottom-up planning and design processes emerged as guiding principles in many other planning situations and in many discussions about integrated and sustainable development. This led to the elaboration of a set of spatial models (guiding models), that illustrates the shift from an existing condition to a possible alternative. For example, the spatial variety of decentralized structures, existing ditches and depressions is adapted to convey, retain or process flows. As a result generic and fine spatial elements shift to multifunctional and resilient system. The guiding models may guide the design process in its search for promising and integrated solutions that fit the planning situation and point the way to restructuring spatial and ecological diversity. Together the guiding models form an open toolkit for ecological design.


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VILLE-PORT II ST NAZAIRE client: City of Saint Nazaire design: master plan position: project designer with Secchi-Vigano`

Saint-Nazaire, completely destroyed during the world war II, was re-constructed in a rational, but rather trivial, way. The project has the ambition to propose a strong image based on the re-appropriation of ‘mythical’ places from the past, when Saint-Nazaire was the departure port of steamships to America. The project became a reflection on the three identities of the city. The identity of port city, which means the city in the past that was destroyed due to the presence of a Nazi submarine base; the identity of a specific place, the rock ‘du Petit Maroc’, heart of the city; the identity of relations, the Nantes- SaintNazaire metropolis, which is defining a new dimension of the city and the territory and their mutual relations. We propose a scenario of renovatio urbis for these reasons, which means a series of punctual operations that has the force to modify the way the city ‘works’ as a whole and the role of a single part of the city apart from the whole city. The presence of the elements such as the city’s cultural center in the old station, the open air museum on the roof of the submarine base, the new commercial center in the block of “Maison du people”, the contemporary art centre in Petit Maroc with the development of a new part of city on the port platform; all add to the existing urban structure with complex 82

places that strengthen its simple structure.The network of public spaces animated by these operations define a new vision of the city of Saint-Nazaire.


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SCARCITY AND CREATIVITY REYKJAVIK founder: HERA Humanities in the European Research Area study: analysis and scenarios contruction position: designer-researcher with studio Aprilarkitekter

SCIBE explores the relationship between scarcity and creativity in the context of the built environment by investigating how conditions of scarcity might affect the creativity of the different actors involved in the production of architecture and urban design, and how design-led actions might improve the built environment in the future. The research is based on the analysis of processes in four European cities: London, Oslo, Reykjavik, and Vienna. Iceland, which had experienced significant growth and an economic boom in the 2000s, had by October 2008 fallen into the deepest and most rapid financial crisis recorded in peacetime history when its three major banks all collapsed in the same week. This crisis had profound effects on the ongoing process of urban landscape tranformation: the very continuation of existing projects was and still are at risk, some are being suspended for months or years or cancelled altogether. This is illustrated by the number of stilled construction sites throughout the city and beyond. The hypotesis is that endogenous with boom and burst are the emergence of “fabricated scarsites� (Sassen S. 2011). Spatial and flows problems have already emerged before the crisis; after the crisis, changed of socio-economical conditions have exacerbated them and produced new constraints at different scales.Than paradoxi86

cally, in general, solving spatial and flow problems (in time of abundance) have also created problems. This burden is real and urgent and it threat the spatial quality and well being of people of RCA in the long run. What is there potential for the design in the unstable and changing societal and urban context of Reykjavik? How put uncertainty to productive use? The challenge is to steer Reykjavik towards a more resilient model of city.


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WATER AND ASPHALT institution: Biennale di Venezia, IUAV Venezia study: regional design scenarios position: PhD scholar

The European urban system is undergoing a process of transformation and restructuring. The metropolitan area of Venice in Northeast Italy is today one of the most extensively inhabited and economically competitive urban in Europe. Confronted with other global metropolitan areas is its spatial structure the remarkable feature. This is the focus of a design-driven reflection upon a more advanced form of megacity. From an aerial view it is possible to distinguish a hybrid mosaic of different-sized patches and networks varying in function, scale and use: small-to-medium sized ancient centres, scattered settlements, ‘strands` along roads, main rivers and water networks often accompanying the road network. The capillarity of the networks goes along with the proximity to all land use programs. It is the results of different processes of rationalization which has created basic conditions for land use, identity and qualities of the dispersed cultural landscapes sthroughout history. Here there is a historical continuity of the spatial situation described as isotropic, a decentralized pattern of equal spatial conditions in all direc94

tions. The study contributes to the urban planning and research tradition which focus on decentralized urbanism: F.L. Wright in Broadacre City , N. B. Geddens in Futurama, L. Hilberseimer’s with its New Regional Patter. The design hypothesis of Water and Asphalt, is to investigate the contemporary rationalities for reinforcing the isotropic character focusing on the main carrying structures. The objective of my work was, in general, to increase understanding of the role of fine water elements both in the process of formation of the urban landscapes and in its ecological design and planning. The water problems such as drought and flooding call for and `every drop count` and `more space for the water` approaches: In particular, the research started to consider the necessity of reinstating storage in decentralized small systems, such as ditches networks, scattered pits and building plots, looking for opportunities in the local landscape. This led to the development of a set of spatial models that my work investigates illustrating the shift from an existing condition to a possible alternative.


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PUBLICATIONS

ZACCARIOTTO, G., 2011. New Rules. In: Ferrario V., Sampieri A., Viganò P., Landscapes of urbanism, Roma: Officina. G. ZACCARIOTTO, M. RANZATO, 2010. 8. Acqua e asfalto:le infrastrutture per la mobilità e le reti idriche. Evitare di costruire barriere 2 In: Secchi B. (editor), On Mobility. Venezia: Marsilio, 114-115. ZACCARIOTTO, G., 2010. Water sensitive design for the citta’ diffusa of the Veneto Region. In: Extreme city. Climate change and transformation of the waterscapes. Venezia: Universita’ Publisher, 140-149. MANTOVANI, G., RANZATO, M., ZACCARIOTTO, G. , 2010. Esplorare un territorio fragile. In: E. Anguillari, E. Bonini Lessing, S. Carollo, M. Culatti, F. Musco, M. Ranzato, M.C. Tosi (editors), Paesaggi deltizi e territori fragili. Comparazioni. Venezia: Università Iuav di Venezia Publisher, 183-189. M. RANZATO, G. ZACCARIOTTO, 2010, Verso un delta di terre e di acque. In: 98

E. Anguillari, E. Bonini Lessing, S. Carollo, M. Culatti, F. Musco, M. Ranzato, M.C. Tosi (editors), Paesaggi deltizi e territori fragili: comparazioni. Milano: Franco Angeli / Urbanistica, 7970. VIGANO’, P., DEGLI UBERTI, U., LAMBRECHTS, G., LOMBARDO, T., ZACCARIOTTO, G., 2009. Landscape of water: paesaggi dell’acqua un progetto di riqualificazione ambientale nella città diffusa di Conegliano. Pordenone: Risma. ZACCARIOTTO, G., RANZATO, M., 2009. Veneto Integrated Water Landscapes. In: L. LICKA, E. SCHWAB, ed. Landscape –Great Idea! 3rd International conference on landscape architecture Vienna, 29-30 April 2009. Mattersburg: Wograndl Druck GmbH, 152155. ZACCARIOTTO, G., RANZATO, M., TJALLINGII, S. P., 2009. Water sensitive design tools for urban landscapes. In: Blue in Architecture 09. 1st International symposium focused on water, Venice: 24-27 September 2009.


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