‘Waste Architecture Platform’ is a complex project
conceived as container of initiatives devoted to
environmental architecture in connection with
interventions concerning the collection, disposal
and management of waste

SPECIAL ISSUE ON WASTE ARCHITECTURE / Out of Waste Landscapes . published by Ri-Vista

We are pleased to announce that Ri-Vista, an international indexed journal edited by Firenze University Press, has published a special issue on Waste Architecture now available on the journal website.
This issue provides a selection of the most significant papers presented in the two appointments of Waste Architecture Platform during the Sardinia Symposium 2017 and 2015.

“The contemporary interpretation of the relationship between waste and habitat is the theme of this special issue. The subject is increasingly treated, not only in the technical and technological terms of environmental engineering. What do we do with the waste that must be stored anyway, even considering efcient processes for the selection and recycling of waste generated by production and consumption?…”
Read the full editorial by Gabriele Paolinelli, editor in chief of Ri-Vista Journal.

“Speaking about waste management, nowadays there is a need for a global plan to link the different features of the land and drive the correct siting of plants in order to transform them into public spaces. From a lack of use of the areas improperly used in the past for disposal, it has now evolved into a process that generates new applications to use these spaces …”
Read the full introduction by Anna Artuso and Elena Cossu, STUDIO ARCOPLAN.