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ProfessorCapolongo Stefano
QualificationFull professor full time
Belonging DepartmentDipartimento di Architettura, Ingegneria delle Costruzioni e Ambiente Costruito
Scientific-Disciplinary SectorMED/42 - Hygiene And Public Health
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List of publications and reserach products for the year 2022 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Journal Articles
Gender Differences in COVID-19 Lockdown Impact on Mental Health of Undergraduate Students (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2021 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Abstract in Atti di convegno
A2CT Assessment Alzheimer Centre Tool: evaluation tool of structures for people with dementia (Show >>)
Can hospitals impact users’ experience? Application of an evaluation tool to enhance Design for All (Show >>)
Community Health Centers for Resilient Communities in the post-COVID-19 era: an overview of strategies (Show >>)
Evidence-informed health care infrastructures: test of SustHealthv2 tool on hospital pilot cases (Show >>)
Healthy Design and Urban Planning Strategies framing the SDG 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities (Show >>)
Improving sport spaces into urban areas for healthy and inclusive communities: the case of Milan (Show >>)
SustHealthv2: evidence-informed assessment tool for sustainable high-quality healthcare buildings (Show >>)
The city of proximity as an Urban Health strategy for the post pandemic neighborhood’s needs (Show >>)
Urban Green Spaces and Public Health Outcomes: a systematic review of literature (Show >>)
Relationship between built environment and dementia during covid-19 pandemic (Show >>)
Contributions on scientific books
Igiene (Show >>)
Igiene ed edilizia ospedaliera e principi di tutela degli operatori sanitari per il rischio biologico (Show >>)
Persone: architetture promotrici di salute e di benessere degli utenti (Show >>)
Salute e ambiente (Show >>)
Waste-to-Energy as a Method of Refuse Disposal: An Analysis of Sustainable Technologies and Their Environmental Impact (Show >>)
Scientific Books
Journal Articles
Association between Urban Greenspace and Health: A Systematic Review of Literature (Show >>)
COVID-19 pandemic and the trends in healthcare design: insights from the “Decalogue for Resilient Hospitals” (COVID-19 – A pandemia e as tendências para o planejamento do serviço de saúde: perspectivas do "Decálogo para Hospitais Resilientes") (Show >>)
Covid-19 Massive Vaccination Center Layouts. A modular and Scalable Model for Lombardy Region, Italy. (Show >>)
Design smart e innovativo: lo Zaans Medical Centrum di Zaandam (Show >>)
Flexibility during the COVID-19 Pandemic Response: Healthcare Facility Assessment Tools for Resilient Evaluation (Show >>)
Hospital Architecture in Spain and Italy: Gaps Between Education and Practice (Show >>)
Hospital Construction Cost Affecting their Lifecycle: an Italian Overview (Show >>)
Influence of Nature at the Time of the Pandemic: An Experience-Based Survey at the Time of SARS-CoV-2 to Demonstrate How Even a Short Break in Nature Can Reduce Stress for Healthcare Staff (Show >>)
Resilience and Coping With COVID-19: The COPERS Study (Show >>)
SARS-CoV-2 indoor contamination: considerations on anti-COVID-19 management of ventilation systems, and finishing materials in healthcare facilities (Show >>)
Validation Checklist for Massive Vaccination Cente [Check-list per la validazione dei Centri Vaccinali Massivi] (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2020 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Preface (Show >>)
Abstract in Atti di convegno
COVID-19 lockdown: housing built environment’s effects on mental health (Show >>)
How to foster cities resilient to the COVID-19 pandemic through Urban Health strategies (Show >>)
Measuring health outcomes of OECD countries’ urban greenspace, with a special focus on Milan (Italy) (Show >>)
New competences to manage Urban Health: the Health City Manager core curriculum. (Show >>)
Open Room pour Covid-19. Développment d'un Concept Technologique Innovant et Résilient pour l'Architecture Sanitaire en cas de Pandémie (Show >>)
Skills building seminar: Design for mental health integration through built environment interventions (Show >>)
Sustainable and healthy hospitals. How to measure physical qualities? (Show >>)
The challenges in training and education of hospital designers and planners (Show >>)
Universal Design assessment tool to promote well-being and inclusion in healthcare environment (Show >>)
Urban health and Physical Activity: how urban design can improve cycling (Show >>)
The challenges in training and education of hospital designers and planners (Show >>)
Urban health and Physical Activity: how urban design can improve cycling (Show >>)
Walkability for Autism: building an evaluation tool to assess urban accessibility for users with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Show >>)
Contributions on scientific books
Approaching the Location of Healthcare Facilities: How to Model the Decision Problem (Show >>)
Hospital Design Strategies (Show >>)
Modelling the Spatial Decision Problem. Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice: SitHealth Evaluation Tool (Show >>)
Policy Implications. How to Support Decision-Makers in Setting and Solving Complex Problems (Show >>)
Public Health Aspects’ Assessment Tool for Urban Projects, According to the Urban Health Approach (Show >>)
Structuring the Decision Problem. A Spatial Multi-methodological Approach (Show >>)
The Location Problem. Addressing Decisions About Healthcare Facilities (Show >>)
Urban Health Challenge (Show >>)
Conference proceedings
Built Environment and Alzheimer. Quality Evaluation of Territorial Structures for Patients with Dementia (Show >>)
Complex Projects Assessment. The Impact of Built Environment on Healthcare Staff Wellbeing (Show >>)
Reaching Sustainability in Healthcare: Strategies for a Healthy Indoor Air Quality in Healing Environments (Show >>)
Universal Design-Based Framework to Assess Usability and Inclusion of Buildings (Show >>)
Journal Articles
COVID-19 Lockdown: Housing Built Environment’s Effects on Mental Health (Show >>)
COVID-19 and Cities: from Urban Health strategies to the pandemic challenge. A Decalogue of Public Health opportunities (Show >>)
COVID-19 and Healthcare Facilities. A Decalogue of Design Strategies for Resilient Hospitals (Show >>)
COVID-19 and Living Spaces challenge. Well-being and Public Health recommendations for a healthy, safe, and sustainable housing (Show >>)
Educational Challenges in Healthcare Design: Training Multidisciplinary Professionals for Future Hospitals and Healthcare (Show >>)
From building regulations and local health rules to the new local building codes: a national survey in Italy on the prescriptive and performance requirements for a new performance approach. (Show >>)
How Can Design Features and other Factors Affect the Indoor Air Quality in Inpatient Rooms? Check-Lists for the Design Phase, Daily Procedures and Maintenance Activities for Reducing the Air Concentrations of Chemical Pollution (Show >>)
La cura giusta per gli ospedali (Show >>)
Le nuove frontiere delle architetture per la salute (Show >>)
New competences to manage urban health: Health City Manager core curriculum (Show >>)
Progettare la città a misura di salute (Show >>)
SARS-CoV-2 indoor contamination: considerations on anti-COVID-19 management of ventilation systems, and finishing materials in healthcare facilities (Show >>)
Strategie urbane di pianificazione e progettazione in salute, per migliorare la qualità e l’attrattività dei luoghi. [Healthy urban planning and design strategies to improve urban quality and attractiveness of places.] (Show >>)
Synergies in Design and Health. The role of architects and urban health planners in tackling key contemporary public health challenges (Show >>)
The Relevance of Indoor Air Quality in Hospital Settings: From an Exclusively Biological Issue to a Global Approach in the Italian Context (Show >>)
The campaign "This Is Public Health" in Italy, set up by a team of Public Health Schools in Northern Italy (Show >>)
The homes in the COVID-19 era. How their use and values are changing (Show >>)
Towards an update of the Italian Ministerial Decree July 5th, 1975. (Show >>)
Validation of a multiple criteria tool for healthcare facilities quality evaluation (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2019 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Benessere e sostenibilità nel recupero edilizio (Show >>)
Abstract in Atti di convegno
Formazione di giovani leader di sanità pubblica: un’esperienza sperimentale dell’Accademia Lombarda di Sanità Pubblica (Show >>)
How to support policy decisions by combining public and private interests. The re-use of abandoned cultural heritage in Northern Italy. (Show >>)
L'èvolution de l'architecture comme gènèratrice de santè er bien-ètre (Show >>)
Progettare gli spazi dell’emergenza: data analysis sull’organizzazione, i dimensionamenti e accessi annui di casi studio italiani per il predimensionamento ottimale dell’area del Pronto Soccorso. (Show >>)
Formazione di giovani leader di sanità pubblica. Un'esperienza sperimentale dell'Accademia Lombarda di Sanità Pubblica (Show >>)
PROGETTARE GLI SPAZI DELL’EMERGENZA. Data analysis sull’organizzazione, i dimensionamenti e accessi annui di casi studio italiani per il pre-dimensionamento ottimale dell’area di Pronto Soccorso (Show >>)
Public Health, Health Management e Ricerca. Un progetto sperimentale dell'Accademia Lombarda di Sanità Pubblica per la formazione di giovani leaders. (Show >>)
Contributions on scientific books
Evaluating a Proposed Design for All (DfA) Manual for Architecture (Show >>)
I segni del cambiamento nel progetto ospedaliero (Show >>)
Urban health. La salute come priorità nelle politiche urbane (Show >>)
Conference proceedings
Architetture per la salute nelle situazioni di emergenza (Show >>)
Healthy Urban Planning & Design Strategies to improve the salutogenic approach into contemporary cities (Show >>)
VOC concentrations in healing environments. A protocol for monitoring activities in inpatient wards and its application on some case studies. (Show >>)
VOC concentrations in healing environments: a protocol for monitoring activities in inpatient wards and its application on some case studies (Show >>)
“Design for All” Manual: From Users’ Needs to Inclusive Design Strategies (Show >>)
“This Is Public Health in Italy”. An ASPPH-ASPHER campaign to raise awareness on health prevention and Health in All Policies (Show >>)
Journal Articles
Chemical Pollution in Healing Spaces: The Decalogue of the Best Practices for Adequate Indoor Air Quality in Inpatient Rooms (Show >>)
Design and hygiene issues in sports facilities. A pilot study which investigates fitness centres by using a multidisciplinary tool (Show >>)
Design&Health, al Politecnico di Milano il punto sugli ospedali del futuro (Show >>)
Evidence Based Hospital Design. A literature review of the recent publications about the EBD impact of built environment on hospital occupants' and organizational outcomes (Show >>)
Health Tourism and Thermal Heritage: Assessing Italian Spas with Innovative Multidisciplinary Tools (Show >>)
Healthy and Sustainable Hospital Evaluation—A Review of POE Tools for Hospital Assessment in an Evidence-Based Design Framework (Show >>)
Horizontality and verticality in architectures for health [Orizzontalità e verticalità nelle architetture per la salute] (Show >>)
How to Assess Urban Regeneration Proposals by Considering Conflicting Values (Show >>)
Indoor Air Quality in Inpatient Environments: A Systematic Review on Factors that Influence Chemical Pollution in Inpatient Wards (Show >>)
Indoor air in healing environments: Monitoring chemical pollution in inpatient rooms (Show >>)
Inspiring architects in the application of design for all: knowledge transfer methods and tools (Show >>)
Leadership in Public Health: Opportunities for Young Generations Within Scientific Associations and the Experience of the “Academy of Young Leaders” (Show >>)
Measuring hospital qualities. A preliminary investigation on Health Impact Assessment possibilities for evaluating complex buildings (Show >>)
Nuove pratiche per ospedali innovativi (Show >>)
Quale futuro per la città ed il welfare sanitario? (Show >>)
Urban design and health (Show >>)
Walkable Environments and Healthy Urban Moves: Urban Context Features Assessment Framework Experienced in Milan (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2018 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Breve introduzione
Abstract in Atti di convegno
Design for All: Strategy to support Designers and Policy makers to achieve inclusive and healthier places (Show >>)
Flexibility and Prefabrication for future healthcare facilities: the case of Open Room (Show >>)
Indoor Air Quality in inpatient wards: a monitoring activity for design and management strategies in healthcare facilities (Show >>)
The strategic role of the designer for healthy indoor environments: a systematic review of the literature from databases for architects and engineers on health risks of basements for residential use and the healthier design strategies to be adopted. (Show >>)
VOC concentrations in hospital settings: definition of a protocol for monitoring activities in inpatient wards, its application and the first results (Show >>)
OPEN rooms. From Open Building to Future Healthcare Spaces (Show >>)
Parco della Salute, della Ricerca e dell’Innovazione di Torino (Show >>)
Contributions on scientific books
A New Challenge in Healthcare for India (Show >>)
Città e Salute Pubblica: il ruolo della ciclabilità urbana nel promuovere l'adozione di corretti stili di vita (Show >>)
FITradeoff Method for the Location of Healthcare Facilities Based on Multiple Stakeholders’ Preferences (Show >>)
Green soap. A calculation model for improving outdoor air quality in urban contexts and evaluating the benefits to the population’s health status (Show >>)
Healthcare for All: A New Multidisciplinary Approach for Designing and Managing Hospital Layouts in India (Show >>)
Italian SPAs and healthcare tourism. A multidisciplinary tool to foster attractiveness of high-specialised services (Show >>)
New Perspectives for the Indian Population’s Wellbeing and Health Promotion. Conclusions and Perspectives (Show >>)
Open Building et Open Room: de nouvelle perspectives pour la conception des chambres d'hospitalisation (Show >>)
Towards a Universal Design Evaluation for Assessing the Performance of the Built Environment (Show >>)
Conference proceedings
Indoor Air in Healing Environments: definition of a monitoring activity in inpatient wards for design and management strategies in healthcare facilities. (Show >>)
Editorship of scientific books
Healthcare Facilities in Emerging Countries. The Challenge for India (Show >>)
Journal Articles
Aspetti igienico-sanitari in ambito urbanistico: conflittualità nelle norme urbanistiche nazionali e locali in tema di sanità pubblica [Hygienic and sanitary aspects in urban planning: contradiction in national and local urban legislation regarding public health] (Show >>)
Combining spatial analysis with MCDA for the siting of healthcare facilities (Show >>)
Healthy Design and Urban Planning Strategies, Actions, and Policy to Achieve Salutogenic Cities (Show >>)
Seismic isolation retrofit of hospital buildings with focus on non-structural components (Show >>)
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