OMB no.3 When a river flows
A Project of the Joint International PhD Program POLIS University Albania / Ferrara University Italy
When a river flows. Strategies for environmental, touristic and infrastructural development of Albanian rivers.
A Project of the Joint International Ph.D. Program POLIS University, Albania – Ferrara University, Italy.
Editors: Prof Dr. Besnik Aliaj, Dr. Loris Rossi
Assistant editor: Arch Enrico Porfido
Layout & Design : Enrico Porfido
English Editing: Eranda Janku, Sonia Joijc, Kleitia Vaso.
Tirana, November 2016
2. Interdisciplinary Exchanges
3. Seman Workshop
4. Berat Competition
5. Gjakova Europan
Open Document on
Researchgate / ISSUU
1.1 Dr. Loris Rossi. Head of the applied research of FKZH and OMB research unit, POLIS University / Tirana.
Islands and Fragile edge. Reclaiming the river landscape in Berat’s historical center. [p 12].
2.1 Msc. Rudina Toto, Head of Spatial Planning and Urban Management Unit. CO-PLAN.
The Watershed and its Integrated Management and Planning. [p 30]
2.2 Prof. Dr. Vezir Muharremaj, FKZH Research faculty Dean POLIS University, Tirana.
Protection and restoration of Biodiversity of Seman basin. [p 40].
2.3 Prof. Dr. Sherif Lushaj. Urban Planning faculty Dean POLIS University, Tirana.
Erosion and industrial pollution of Seman River [p 48].
2.4 Prof. Dr. Luca Emanueli. Head of Sealine. DA Research Unit
Dr. Gianni Lobosco. Sealine member. DA Research Unit. DA Ferrara University.
Evolving waterscapes by relying on instability. [p 58].
2.5 Michiel Van Driessche. Felixx Landscape Architects & Planners, Rotterdam. William Veerbeek UNESCO IHE – Delft Institute for Water Education.
A drought & flood resilience strategy for Berat. [p 70]
2.6 Arch Dong Sub Bertin dsb Landscape, Milan.
The shape of water. [p 80].
3.2 Msc. Maria Teresa Camerada. PhD researcher. Ferrara University.
Restoration and protection of ecosystem in the Seman delta. Strategies for the requalification of the Coast. [p 112]
3.3 Msc. Silvia Cesari. PhD researcher, Ferrara University.
New drivers of sustainable development in developing countries. Unlocking the energy saving potential in Albania’s residential sector [p 120].
3.4 Msc. Artan Kacani. PhD researcher, POLIS University.
From inter-sectorial plans to territorial cohesion policies in rural development and protection in Albania. [p 132].
3.5 Msc. Pietro Massai. PhD researcher / Ferrara University.
Approach to adaptive methodology for reading informal structures / The approach of reading informal settlements for recognition of small typological study cases of intervention for retrofitting surrounding areas.
3.6 Msc. Alice Palazzo. PhD researcher / POLIS University.
Building Resilience in rural areas. A balance between environment, small settlements and their productivity. [p 150]
3.7 Msc.Enrico Porfido. PhD researcher / POLIS University.
Tourism for Landscape – the new Seman National Natural Reserve. Tourism and protected areas as possible combination for territorial development, protection and valorisation. [p 156]
3.8 Msc. Alessandro Pracucci. PhD researcher, Ferrara University.
The restoration of water quality in the Seman basin through sustainable practices. Convert settlements activities waste into energy supply source. [p 166]
3.9 Msc. Caterina Spadoni. PhD researcher / POLIS University.
Layers of archeology. Industrial and historical archeology heritage: possibility of regenerating strategic territorial infrastructure [p 174].
3.10 Msc. Alberta Vandini. PhD researcher. Ferrara University.
The Seman basin and the water pollution: biological solution. Utilization of phyto-depuration, hydro-agriculture and biological depuration systems to afford the Seman River and coastal sea to refurbish their natural resources. [p 184].
3.11 Msc. Alberto Verde. PhD researcher. Ferrara University.
OILANDSCAPE. Coupling ecological and social dimensions with oil infrastructures in Adriatic Ionian region. [p 192].
4.1 Albanian Ministry of Urban Development and Tourism. Tirana. AKPT – National Territorial Planning. Agency and Atelier Albania.
Research by design: exploring resilience. competition call. [p 206].
4.2 MetroPOLIS – Architecture and Urban Design. Tirana. dsb Landscape. Milan.
3TI Lab. Ferrara. Dynamic Resilience / a symbiotic relationship between Nature and City. [p 208].
4.3 Felixx Landscape Architects & Planners / Rotterdam UNESCO-IHE, Institute for Water Education, Delft. POLIS University, Tirana
Seasonal isles / a drought & flood resilient future for Berat. [p 226]
5.1 EUROPAN Federation.
The adaptable city 2. competition call. [p 244]
5.2 Dea Buza. Renis Betalli. IF. Tirana
Gjakova [re]packed / competition description. [p 246]
6.1 Prof. Dr. Besnik Aliaj. POLIS University. Tirana
Msc. Ledio Allkja. POLIS University and Co-PLAN, Tirana.
Conclusions / The Importance of ‘Watersheds’ and Related Methodological Proposals. [p 258].