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New Metropolitan Perspectives

Knowledge Dynamics, Innovation-driven Policies Towards the Territories’ Attractiveness Volume 1

  • Proceedings of the International Symposium New Metropolian Perspectives held 18th – 23rd May 2020, Reggio Calabria, Italy

  • Recent research on New Metropolitan Perspectives

  • Presents a multi-disciplinary scientific debate on the new frontiers of strategic planning, spatial planning, economic programs and decision support tools, within the urban-rural areas networks and the metropolitan cities

Part of the book series: Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies (SIST, volume 177)

Conference series link(s): NMP: INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM: New Metropolitan Perspectives

Conference proceedings info: NMP 2020.

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Table of contents (23 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi
  2. Smart Specialisation Strategy (S3) and Social Network Analysis (SNA): Mapping Capabilities in Calabria

    • Arnault Morisson, Carmelina Bevilacqua, Mathieu Doussineau
    Pages 1-11Open Access
  3. Identifying Localized Entrepreneurial Projects Through Semantic Social Network Analysis

    • Maria Patrizia Vittoria, Pasquale Napolitano
    Pages 12-21Open Access
  4. Smart Specialisation Priorities of Less Developed Regions. A Critical Evaluation

    • Petra Szávics, József Benedek
    Pages 22-36Open Access
  5. Sustainable Development and Transition Management: A New Approach for European Peripheral Areas

    • Vincenzo Provenzano, Maria Rosaria Seminara, Massimo Arnone
    Pages 37-46Open Access
  6. Contextualizing Transition: A Multiscale Approach to Making Resilience-Oriented and Place-Sensitive Strategies

    • Carmelina Bevilacqua, Yapeng Ou, Pasquale Pizzimenti, Giada Anversa
    Pages 47-67Open Access
  7. Smart Specialisation 2.0: Driving Public Funds Towards Platforms and Ecosystems

    • Christina Kakderi, Nicos Komninos, Anastasia Panori, Artemis Psaltoglou
    Pages 68-79Open Access
  8. Exploring Territorial Imbalances: A Systematic Literature Review of Meanings and Terms

    • Stefania Oppido, Stefania Ragozino, Gabriella Esposito De Vita
    Pages 90-100Open Access
  9. Toward Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) Approach in Integrated Segment Reporting of Placed-Based Organizations

    • Maria-Gabriella Baldarelli, Domenico Nicolò
    Pages 101-112Open Access
  10. Making a Step Forward Towards Urban Resilience. The Contribution of Digital Innovation

    • Carlo Vermiglio, Hiroko Kudo, Vincenzo Zarone
    Pages 113-123Open Access
  11. Socio-Economic Impacts of the Common Fisheries Policy on South and Central Tyrrhenian Sea (GSA 10) Demersal Trawl Fisheries

    • Rosaria Felicita Sabatella, Paolo Accadia, Maria Cozzolino, Monica Gambino, Loretta Malvarosa, Evelina Carmen Sabatella
    Pages 143-154Open Access
  12. Reaching Sustainability in Healthcare: Strategies for a Healthy Indoor Air Quality in Healing Environments

    • Marco Gola, Gaetano Settimo, Stefano Capolongo
    Pages 166-177Open Access
  13. Built Environment and Alzheimer. Quality Evaluation of Territorial Structures for Patients with Dementia

    • Andrea Brambilla, Roberto Maino, Silvia Mangili, Stefano Capolongo
    Pages 178-186Open Access
  14. Transforming the Built Environment Through Healthy-Design Strategies

    • Maddalena Buffoli, Andrea Rebecchi, Marta Dell’Ovo, Alessandra Oppio, Stefano Capolongo
    Pages 187-196Open Access
  15. Assessing the Effectiveness of Public Investments in Cultural Built Heritage: The Case of the Umbertine Forts System in Italy

    • Giuseppina Cassalia, Veronica Calvieri, Immacolata Lorè, Francesco Calabrò
    Pages 197-210Open Access
  16. Enhancing Heritage and Traditional Architecture Conservation Through Digital Technologies. Developing a Digital Conservation Handbook for As-Salt, Jordan

    • Claudia Trillo, Rania Aburamadan, Chika Udeaja, Athena Moustaka, Kwasi Gyau Baffour, Busisiwe Chikomborero Ncube Makore
    Pages 211-219Open Access
  17. Facility Management Services in Smart Cities: Trends and Perspectives

    • Nazly Atta, Cinzia Talamo
    Pages 220-230Open Access

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About this book

​This open access book presents the outcomes of the symposium “NEW METROPOLITAN PERSPECTIVES,” held at Mediterranea University, Reggio Calabria, Italy on May 26–28, 2020.

Addressing the challenge of Knowledge Dynamics and Innovation-driven Policies Towards Urban and Regional Transition, the book presents a multi-disciplinary debate on the new frontiers of strategic and spatial planning, economic programs and decision support tools in connection with urban–rural area networks and metropolitan centers. The respective papers focus on six major tracks: Innovation dynamics, smart cities and ICT; Urban regeneration, community-led practices and PPP; Local development, inland and urban areas in territorial cohesion strategies; Mobility, accessibility and infrastructures; Heritage, landscape and identity;and Risk management,environment and energy. The book also includes a Special Section on Rhegion United Nations 2020-2030. Given its scope, the book will benefit all researchers, practitioners and policymakers interested in issues concerning metropolitan and marginal areas.


  • Integrated Approach of Sustainable Urban Development
  • Metropolitan City: Issues and Challenges
  • Urban Regeneration: Community Involvement and PPP
  • Heritage and Identity
  • Economic-Estimative Dynamics and Valuation Tools
  • Open Access

Editors and Affiliations

  • University of Reggio Calabria, Reggio Calabria, Italy

    Carmelina Bevilacqua

  • Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, Reggio Calabria, Italy

    Francesco Calabrò, Lucia Della Spina

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: New Metropolitan Perspectives

  • Book Subtitle: Knowledge Dynamics, Innovation-driven Policies Towards the Territories’ Attractiveness Volume 1

  • Editors: Carmelina Bevilacqua, Francesco Calabrò, Lucia Della Spina

  • Series Title: Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Intelligent Technologies and Robotics, Intelligent Technologies and Robotics (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2020

  • License: CC BY

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-52868-3Published: 25 July 2020

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-52871-3Published: 18 September 2020

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-52869-0Published: 24 July 2020

  • Series ISSN: 2190-3018

  • Series E-ISSN: 2190-3026

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XXI, 282

  • Number of Illustrations: 11 b/w illustrations, 50 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Computational Intelligence, Urban Economics

Buying options

Softcover Book USD 74.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 59.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)