The increasing importance of social housing in order to deal with the emergency caused by the pressing demand, places in the foreground the need to redevelop the existing public housing heritage. The paper proposes the deepening of one case study, the Pilastro neighborhood, a significant example of social housing high density settlement, situated in the outskirts of Bologna in order to brought out the technical, functional and social factors, on which the level of quality of the settlement and the phenomena of social uneasiness depend. It also highlighted some factors that may pose a resistance to the measures of improvement. © 2011 Published by Elsevier Ltd.
Boeri, A., Antonini, E., Longo, D., & Roversi, R. (2011). The redevelopment of the heritage of social housing in Italy: Survey and assessment instruments. the case study of Pilastro neighborhood in Bologna. In Procedia Engineering (Vol. 21, pp. 997–1005). Elsevier Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2011.11.2105