TECHNE 16 (2018): Matter is design
Essays and Viewpoint

A repository of recovered materials from post-earthquake reconstruction areas

Filippo Angelucci
Dipartimento di Architettura, Università degli Studi G. d’Annunzio di Chieti-Pescara, Italia
Cristiana Cellucci
Dipartimento di Architettura, Università degli Studi G. d’Annunzio di Chieti-Pescara, Italia
Michele Di Sivo
Dipartimento di Architettura, Università degli Studi G. d’Annunzio di Chieti-Pescara, Italia
Daniela Ladiana
Dipartimento di Architettura, Università degli Studi G. d’Annunzio di Chieti-Pescara, Italia
TECHNE 16 (2018): Matter is design
Published May 16, 2018
Keywords
  • Circular economy,
  • Smartness,
  • Reuse,
  • Restorative maintenance
How to Cite
Angelucci, F., Cellucci, C., Di Sivo, M., & Ladiana, D. (2018). A repository of recovered materials from post-earthquake reconstruction areas. TECHNE - Journal of Technology for Architecture and Environment, 16, 60-67. https://doi.org/10.13128/Techne-23004

Abstract

Following the series of ‘severe’ seismic events that began in 2009, Italian legislation classified demolition debris as urban waste, despite Directive 2008\98\EC calling for the reuse/recycling of 70% of all waste from human activities by 2020. This choice will produce a technical, cultural, environmental and economic impoverishment in territories already under heavy strain. Considering the convergence between the paradigms of the Circular Economy and Smartness, the essay identifies possible technological innovations for creating repositories of recovered materials. Collective activities and spatialities tied to processes of selection, reuse and recycling can generate forms of social-organisational-collective resilience required to confront the losses and damages suffered by a community. 

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