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The Ethics of Open Types (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Landi, D. (2019, November). The Ethics of Open Types. Paper presented at 16th Annual International Conference of the Architectural Humanities Research Association, Dundee, UK

A characteristic of the 21st century for some societies is the establishment of better healthcare systems, a reduction in infant mortality, and a growing number of adults living longer. However, these accomplishments can have a downside. For example,... Read More about The Ethics of Open Types.

Physical Models as a Teaching Tool in the Digital Condition (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Landi, D. (2019, June). Physical Models as a Teaching Tool in the Digital Condition. Paper presented at 4th Rencontres de l’EDAR - EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

Architecture as a discipline and a profession continually deals with the making sense of reality and all its complexities. A fundamental tool used in this process is the use of physical models as a substitutional tool. For instance, they are not a me... Read More about Physical Models as a Teaching Tool in the Digital Condition.

The Hyper Reality Principles in the Age of the Post-Humanism: the Paradigm Post-Human Body -Hyper City (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Landi, D. (2018, November). The Hyper Reality Principles in the Age of the Post-Humanism: the Paradigm Post-Human Body -Hyper City. Paper presented at 15th Architectural Humanities Research Association International Conference, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Since ancient times, the use of the analogy human body - buildings was central in architectural and urban design. On the one side, the Greeks used a “psychological understanding” of the body; on the other side, the Romans used their “geometrical un... Read More about The Hyper Reality Principles in the Age of the Post-Humanism: the Paradigm Post-Human Body -Hyper City.

Why “Heterotopias”? (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Landi, D. (2018, August). Why “Heterotopias”?. Paper presented at 14th International Federation on Ageing Global Conference on Ageing, Toronto, Canada

The impact of aged people and dementia-friendly environments in users’ socio-economic inclusiveness
Presentation / Conference
Landi, D. The impact of aged people and dementia-friendly environments in users’ socio-economic inclusiveness

A number of studies highlights the importance of the relationship between people and spaces, and how environments can positively affect the wellbeing of people as they age in place (Kerr, Rosemberg and Frank, 2012). This study investigates the impact... Read More about The impact of aged people and dementia-friendly environments in users’ socio-economic inclusiveness.


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