List of abstracts

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Track 1 – Will the climate-neutral city please stand up?

  • 514 Wendorff, Jannik – Making the smart city perceptible
  • 535 Van der Roest, Els – Blue-Green roofs with solar PV – A win-win-win situation
  • 545 Pietrapertosa, Filomena – Energy-saving strategies in public buildings: prioritization of measures for the improvement of energy performances in southern Europe
  • 594 Codemo, Anna – Towards integrated and accepted energy transition: sustainable energy planning in urban areas
  • 642 Salvia, Monica – Comparing climate emergency declarations and local climate plans: An analysis of Italian municipalities
  • 666 Fonteyn, Pieter – In plain sight: green views and urbanitesneighborhood satisfaction
  • 659 Haase, Matthias – Energy Master Planning for regions, cities and districts

Track 1 – Special Session 1

  • 540 Alpagut, Beril – Technical design of PEDs in six European cities
  • 541 Standardi, Laura – The potential of predictive control for operating PEDs
  • 553 Shah, Juveria – An in-depth learning of positive energy districts (PED) for their characterization by word embedding methods
  • 564 Albert-Seifried – Energy balance calculation for positive energy districts: A Review of the status quo and challenges
  • 566 Albert-Seifried, Vicky – Development of archetypes for positive energy districts: concept and key characteristics
  • 716 Borsboom-van Beurden, Judith – Use of non-technical tools for planning and implementing Positive Energy Districts
  • 573 Gabaldon Moreno, Andrea – Energy planning using OEMOF as a tool for the urban energy transition. A case study in Valladolid, Spain.
  • 574 Van Wees, Mark – Energy Citizenship in Energy Positive Districts
  • 575 Reda, Francesco – Positive Energy District (PEDs) archetypes: methodology for cataloging and analysis of the results of the first identified archetypal models
  • 586 Alpagut, Beril – Supporting the decision-making processes towards Positive Energy Districts implementation: Overarching Concept for PED Database
  • 599 Rezaei, Abolfazl – Development of the data model for an automatic energy system modeling framework
  • 603 Han Vandevyvere – Do you want to live in a Positive Energy District? A review of Quality-of-Life indicators from existing PED projects
  • 552 Yoo, Han Kyul – Addressing and overcoming silo thinking to facilitate fair Positive Energy Districts (PEDs) design and development.

Track 1 – Special Session 2

  • 510 Menke, Christoph – A community-based biomethane heat network: Case study from Trier
  • 668 Swens, Job – Sustainable Energy Regions under Dutch Energy Legislation
  • 678 Romanchenko, Dmytro – Unlocking flexibility potential in district heating systems
  • 544 Regener, Vincenz – New Business Models and Grid Stability:  Empowering Electric Vehicles in the Context of Energy Communities
  • 705 Rossetto, Nicolò – Unleashing the potential of collectivities in energy: between old and new energy communities
  • 578 Koltunov, Maksym – Energy communities: literature review and research agenda

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Track 2 – The hidden potential: untapping the benefits of urban transformations

  • 523 Stratmann, Antonia – Tapping into hidden potentials in the neighborhood through flexibility: a flexibility assessment tool
  • 528 Bieseman, Helena and Strosse, Veerle – Reducing soil sealing in Flanders through mapping and assessing opportunities
  • 533 Pisman, Ann – The evolution of urban and rural areas in Flanders between 2013 and 2019. Is Flanders really more sprawled?
  • 708 Melis, Barbara – Brownfield areas toward carbon negative

Track 2  – Special Session 1

  • 618 Sdino, Leopoldo – How to invest in the “Market of Sustainability”: Evaluate impacts of a Real Estate investment across ESG criteria
  • 662 Cavana, Giulio – Quantifying quality: monetization of performance of office buildings – the STAR project case
  • 697 D’Alpaos, Chiara – On the potential of ESG criteria and green bonds in driving innovation in the real estate industry
  • 590 Binda, Tiziana – Urban regeneration through a neighborhood green certification: A literature review.
  • 587 Gasperi, Francesco – From sustainability to ESG: Real Estate best practices, KPIs and benchmarking
  • 707 Negri, Maurizio – ESG: the new drivers of value in Real Estate
  • 710 Calvi, Cinzia – ESG in Real Estate field for Affordable Housing: measure impacts and show them
  • 567 Santana Tovar, Daniela – ESG protocols and sustainability non-financial reporting tools in the private sector at the European level: a critical review.

Track 2 – Special Session 2

  • 654 Haase, Matthias – Planetary boundaries as framework for the transformation towards positive energy districts
  • 532 Binda, Tiziana – Multicriterial spatial economic decision support system analysis to support energy transition: Literature review
  • 619 Guarino, Francesco – Positive Energy Districts: A Case Study In The Mediterranean Area
  • 631 Saeed, Muhammad Hafeez – Identifying technically-feasible and effective solutions towards Positive Energy Districts (PEDs)
  • 670 Brugnetti, Ennio – An innovative approach to achieve positive energy districts in Italy

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Track 3 – Tackling what remains to be done: environmental sustainability in cities and regions

  • 534 Jreij, Abdallah – Mega-events as a catalyzer for the sustainability transition in cities and regions
  • 621 Svanda, Nina – Planning and organizing space for climate-friendly spatial development
  • 626 Heidenreich, Michael – Interreg Central Europe “Store4huc”
  • 646 Wang, Qiancheng – Green recovery? – An scenario analysis of city-scale energy impact of remote working in Guangzhou, China
  • 579 Bastos, Joana – Regional metabolism: A material and product flow accounting model for Trentino, Italy

Track 3 – Special Session 1

  • 515 Conte, Veronica – Platform urbanism: regulation, monopoly and the tech/finance nexus
  • 576 Caiello, Simone – Future Sustainable Mobilities: Theory, Research and Policies
  • 588 Rimondi, Tommaso and Landi, Alessandra – Investigating the urban texture. Neighbourhood frame for socio.ecological innovation
  • 609 Bernardi, Monica – Beyond Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities: reflections on strategies and governance models


Track 3 – Special Session 2
  • 562 Bagnasco, Anna Maria – The Digital Platform Ecosystem of the Urban Observatory for profiling the deprived areas in the Cities
  • 584 Borsari, Alice – A step by step guide to support cities in transforming Nature-based and digital ideas into feasible Visionary Solutions
  • 593 Pace, Rocco – Mapping the impact of tree cover on heat wave and rainfall runoff mitigation in the city of Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 601 Vasiliu, Elisa-Elena – A Social Return on Investment (SROI) analysis of Visionary Solutions (VSs) planning
  • 663 Kogler, Martha – Monetization & valuation of ecosystem services
  • 684 Ogut, Ozge – Vertical Greenery in Frame of Urban Transformation: How to Take Advantage of Smart Technologies?
  • 706 Fava, Stefano and Melis, Barbara – Environmental smart solutions for Real Estate interventions
  • 597  Farinea, Chiara – CO-mida: 3D Printed Biophotovoltaic Vertical Garden


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Track 4 – Strengthening democracy in the energy transition

Track 4 – Special Session 1

  • 655 Caballero, Nicolas – The short and long-term impact of social comparison interventions in social housing contexts
  • 692 Chersoni, Giulia – Distributional Justice in Energy Communities: An agent-based modeling approach
  • 615 Mahoney, Katherine – Exploring regional injustices in the Portuguese energy transition

Track 4 – Special Session 2

  • 632 Bolognesi, Monica – Energy community: the opportunity of an energy transition characterized by a return to the territory
  • 521 Coleandro, Giada Filippa Paola and Ruggeri, Beatrice – To energy communities and beyond: rethinking energy systems through a mutual aid approach
  • 525 Cittati, Valentina-Miriam – Combining the Multilevel Perspective and Socio-Technical Imaginaries in the Study of Community Energy
  • 558 Pezzutto, Simon – Mapping and Analysis of Energy Communities in Europe
  • 604 De Vidovich, Lorenzo and Zulinello Matteo – How can we frame energy communities’ organizational models? Insights from the research Community Energy Map in the Italian context
  • 637 Scotti, Ivano – Socio-environmental innovation: the energy community of San Giovanni a Teduccio, Naples

Track 4 – Special Session 3

  • 610 Scharnigg, Renee – Governance promoting democracy in energy transitions: Implications of cultural and gender aspects of energy production in a financially constrained context
  • 660 Hansen, Lillian – Conditions for localized whole-systems change: linking community energy generation and use
  • 560 Castillo-Calzadilla, Tony – Co-generation of Bilbao ATELIER Data Commons: a democratic and sustainable approach in Zorrotzaurre.

Track 4 – Special Session 4

  • 551 Gerli, Francesco – When just means capable: investigating the capacities of local public actors for green and just transitions
  • 585 De Vidovich, Lorenzo – Eco-welfare and the pathway towards eco-social policies: some first insights from a research focus on energy poverty in Trieste
  • 591 Bonifazi, Alessandro – Community building in local energy transitions in Italy
  • 536 Ruggieri, Gianluca – Key economic drivers enabling municipal energy communities’ benefits
  • 617 Realini, Anna – Energy poverty, health and home renovation
  • 549 D’Herbemont, Stanislas – Adapting public procurement procedures to support the development of community initiatives at the municipal level.
  • 689 Rotondo, Federica – Urban energy transition: actors, processes and policies in public housing neighbourhoods. The case of Bologna

Track 5 – Leave no place behind: policy making for smart and sustainable regions

  • 589 Escobar, Stefania – Are Smart Cities truly inclusive? A study on the role of tourism in European Smart Cities
  • 673 Pedersen, Anders Branth – Transitioning to local energy systems: a systematic review of enablers and barriers for local governance
  • 600 Laner, Peter – Planning principles and priority criteria for safeguarding open spaces in the Alps
  • 711  Díaz de Garayo, Sergio – Management tool of highly efficient social housing to provide healthy indoor conditions and fight energy poverty

Track 5 – Special Session 3

  • 661 Escorcia Hernandez, Jhon Ricardo – Assessment of Urban Resilience for Vulnerable Communities: The Repercussions of the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • 686 Ravazzoli, Elisa – Commoning practices and streetscapes: what contributions to the socio-ecological transition?
  • 627 Da Re, Riccardo – What future for the mountains of Belluno after Vaia storm?
  • 685 Pasquali, Margherita – Exploration and co-design processes for Sustainable Development of Inner Territories: the thermal landscape of Val di Sole (Italy)

Track 5 – Special Session 4

  • 571 Bertocchi, Dario – Uncovering walking routes. The role of community participation to develop walking tourism
  • 620 Rovigatti, Pietro – Looking for Tratturo Celano – Foggia, 1 – 8 october 2021, a teaching and a third university mission experience
  • 656 Milano, Antonella Marlene – Historical investigation as a methodological approach for the design of interventions for the enhancement of ancient tracks: the case of the transhumance routes (tratturi) of Apulia Region in Southern Italy.
  • 676 Melilli, Giulia – The role of long-distance walking routes in fostering post-experience Environmentally Responsible Behaviours: opportunities for nature conservation
  • 719 Motta Zanin, Giulia – Via Egnatia: developing a new sustainable walking route in eastern Europe
  • 720 Incarnato, Luigi – The Coast of Sirens: from Paestum to Palinuro and Policastro

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Track 6 – Planning for ever-changing mobility: mind the gap!

  • 605 Maase, Simone – Data-driven Urban Smart Charging of Electric Vehicles – avoiding grid congestion, improving EV charging experience
  • 651 Nava, Alessandro – Investments for greening last-mile logistics: a case study
  • 677 Realini, Anna – Evaluation of sustainable scenarios on extra-urban passenger mobility in Italy
  • 683 Brunetti, Ennio – Tools and strategies for e-mobility development in a challenging territory

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Track 7 – Discover the internet of cities: from data to knowledge

Special session:

  • 529 Morello, Eugenio – Co-shaping the Future of Urban Ambiance: for an integrated governance of air quality, from data sensing to Cities and citizens’ agency and empowerment. A case study in Ferrara
  • 581 Bottecchia, Luigi – The impact of the horizon in evaluating the potential of solar power
  • 665 Eusebio, Allegra – Urban Digital Twin for climate resilient urban planning
  • 682 Pozzi, Marianna – Open data for energy knowledge

Track 7 – Special Session 1

  • 561 Mohtat, Niloofar and Khirfan, Luna – Advancing climate justice through participatory mapping: green and blue infrastructure planning for adaptation to climate-induced floods in Thorncliffe Park, Toronto
  • 606 Masoni, Sonny – Borning cities in the climate crisis: mapping refugee camps by an open GIS-based workflow
  • 616 Bonati, Sara – The Coast isn’t Clear: Climate Justice Implications of Communicating Urban Flood Risk in Affluent Vulnerable Communities
  • 643 Pappalardo, Salvatore – Monitoring Heat Waves and Urban Heat Islands for Inclusive Mitigation Strategies: A Case Study in the Municipality of Padua (Italy)
  • 650 Benetti, Stefania – Relational values of urban green spaces in Milan
  • 674 Bayón Jiménez, Manuel – A climate justice approach to urbanisation processes in the South
  • 687 Facchinelli, Francesco – Extreme Citizen Science for Climate Justice: mapping populated centers affected from gas flaring in the Ecuadorian Amazon Region
  • 695 De Marchi, Massimo and Codato, Daniele – Oil development and urban jungles in Ecuadorian Amazon: expansion and territorial changes in “El Coca”

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