Pro-innovation

Title

Introduction

Section

COLLANA EDITORIALE PROJECT 2 | 2019
PRO INNOVATION: PROCESS PRODUTION PRODUCT

 

Introduction

 

pp. 5-8

Author(s)

Giuseppe De Giovanni, Francesca Scalisi

Author(s) Biography

Giuseppe De Giovanni, Architect and Full Professor of Building Construction at the Department of Architecture in Palermo (Italy), he is the Scientific Director of Agathón | International Journal of Architecture Art and Design, member of the Scientific Committee of the EdA Series | Examples of Architecture, member of the Italian Society of Architectural Technology, Chair of the Scientific Committee of INSA (National Sustainable Architecture Institute), Chair of DEMETRA Ce.Ri.Med. He carries out researches on transformation of the traditional approach and the study of technology, of traditional and innovative materials; temporary architecture and its many applications in the field of emergency, health and ‘pleasure’; technological and domestic design of homes for elderly people with neurodegenerative diseases; design of products for the Design for All.
 
Francesca Scalisi, Architect and PhD, she is the co-founder and Research Manager at DEMETRA Ce.Ri.Med. (Euro-Mediterranean Documentation and Research Center), Palermo (Italy) She is a member of the Editorial Board of Agathón | International Journal of Architecture Art and Design; she is a member in several International Steering Committee as well as a Reviewer for various scientific Magazines. She carried out research on Green Materials, Innovative Materials for Architecture, Nanomaterials, Energy Saving in Buildings. Her main Research Projects are ‘Natural and artificial innovative materials for architecture’, ‘Nanotechnologies for unfired clay bricks (tradition, innovation and sustainability)’, ‘Recovery and conservation of Architectural Heritage using nanostructured materials and innovative technologies’.