La prospettiva sistemico-olistica

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] The systemic-holistic perspective

Gabriella Gilli, Sara Valentina Schieppati

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[Autom. eng. transl.] On the occasion of the eighteenth year since the foundation of the Master "The Polis Maker for the quality of living and sustainable urban development", promoted by the Politecnico di Milano, the book collects research and professional experiences of teachers and former students of the master lived through the use of an interdisciplinary approach in the context of urban transformation processes. The aim is to favor a comparison between different cases of prevalent applicative nature as regards the holistic approach of the Polis Maker to the evaluation of choices in the design and management of smart and sustainable urban settlements, of particular interest at the present time. emergency due to the presence of Coronavirus. The term Polis Maker was born in the late 90s from a long maturation of holistic thinking aimed at reading the processes of urban transformation, which then characterized the profile of the master. We owe this term in particular to a reflection group made up of friends animated by a common feeling, participated by a psychiatrist, a theologian, a construction economist, an interior designer, an urban planner, a jurist, a a communication expert and a project manager. The text follows and integrates, within the same editorial project, the previous volume "Polis Maker for the quality of life and sustainable urban development. Methodological contributions from an interdisciplinary perspective ”, which mainly examines the methodological aspects with which the various disciplines contribute to a holistic vision of urban transformation processes.
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] The systemic-holistic perspective
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationPolis Maker per la qualità del vivere e lo sviluppo urbano sostenibile. Contributi metodologici in ottica di interdisciplinarità.
EditorsA Caruso di Spaccaforno, S Caprio
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • environmental psychology
  • holistic perspective
  • luoghi
  • places
  • polis maker
  • prospettiva olistica
  • psicologia ambientale
  • quality of life
  • qualità della vita


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