• Ángela Colucci Politécnico de Milán
Palabras clave: Resilience, Risks prevention, Risk mitigation, Urban/territorial systems, Resiliencia, Prevención de riesgos, Mitigación de riesgos, Sistemas urbanos/territoriales


Since the end of the last century, with a significant increase over the last few years, resilience has featured as key concept in many technical, political papers and documents, and appears in many researches. In this paper we present a summary of the literature approaches comparison (initial survey stage of the research) with the aims to identify and understand the approaches to resilience developed; identify which aspects and what resilience strategies these approaches share and propose. The aim is to understand whether the proposed concept of resilience, or rather strategies, constitute progress and contribute to innovation in the areas of urban planning and design in relation to risk mitigation. The first results presented will underline:

• The shared resilience strategies and the common concepts taken form the resilience approach and used for the urban systems strategies management/visions;
• The methodological and planning instruments used for the integration of resilience inside the planning process;
• The innovation aspects developed by the different authors and experiences that could enrich risk mitigation polices.

Desde finales del siglo pasado, con un aumento significativo en los últimos años, se ha caracterizado a la resiliencia, como un concepto clave dentro de documentos políticos y técnicos y aparece en numerosas investigaciones. En este artículo se presenta un resumen de los diferentes enfoques existentes (primera etapa de la investigación) con el objetivo de identificar y comprender los métodos de la resiliencia desarrollada e identificar qué aspectos y que estrategias de resiliencia proponen y aportan estos enfoques. El objetivo es comprender si el concepto propuesto de resiliencia, u otras estrategias, constituyen un avance y contribuyen a la innovación en el ámbito de la planificación urbana y diseño en relación con la mitigación del riesgo. Los primeros resultados presentados destacarán:
• Las estrategias de resiliencia propuestas y los conceptos comunes a los diferentes puntos de vista en relación con la capacidad de resiliencia utilizados dentro de estrategias / visiones de gestión en los sistemas urbanos.
• Las herramientas de programación y metodología utilizadas para la integración de la resiliencia en procesos de planificación.
• Los aspectos de innovación desarrollados por diferentes autores y experiencias que puedan enriquecer las políticas para mitigar el riesgo.

Biografía del autor/a

Ángela Colucci, Politécnico de Milán
M. Architect, Ph.D. in planning. Researcher and professor. Adjunct Professor at Politecnico di Milano – Italy (courses of urbanism, and urban design). Since
2008 she is a member of the Resilience and Risks mitigation strategies thematic group of AESOP (Co-Responsible and Coordinator of the Research action domain). She took part, as research staff or partner, to various research projects on the sustainable risk management and on landscape planning. She is a senior partner of the cooperate company since the 2004 worked a large number of planning and strategic environmental assessment, consulting for local and regional administrations in the planning, environmental and landscape aspects.


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