MULTISCALE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT FOR HISTORIC DISTRICTS´ ENERGY RETROFITTING. A framework. A methodology. A model.
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MULTISCALE INFORMATION MODEL
MULTISCALE METHODOLOGICAL FRAMEWORK
European Historic Urban Districts are highly appreciated by their inhabitants and visitors and they can be considered as one of the most valuable collective achievements of the European culture. The preservation of our urban heritage requires the protection of the social context as well as the preservation of the authenticity and integrity of its physical materiality. That means to improve the quality of life of their inhabitants as well as the sustainability of the historic districts. This dissertation analysed the Historic Urban Districts as complex energy and informational systems in order to address the challenge to improve their sustainability and liveability while protecting their cultural values. First, a methodological framework for energy retrofitting in all its phases has been defined based on a strategic information management and from a multiscale perspective. Secondly, a decision making methodology that allows the modelling of the historic city and the selection of the ...