Conceito de densidade urbana aplicada no processo AQUA de certificação ambiental
This study evaluated the concept of urban density adopted by AQUA (Alta Qualidade Ambiental -High Environmental Quality ) certification process Neighborhoods and Allotments issued by Vanzolini. To analyze the practice of applying performance criteria required has been analyzed a case study of Brazil's first certified neighborhood by foundation Vanzolini, the Jardim das Perdizes in Sao Paulo. For critical analysis of concepts of urban sustainability criteria applied to urban density and
... tion of the city, compaction of buildings and land use were adopted. The study was based on the technical reference AQUA Neighborhoods "Referencial Técnico de Certificação" -Processo AQUA ( Bairros e loteamentos / Sep 2011) Versão 0 . This is the first published version by Vanzolini. The framework was based on an original adaptation of existing certification in France , the HQE ™ Démarche Aménagement , the French foundation Certivéa . The choice of this framework is due to the fact that AQUA certification process is proposed to adapt to the Brazilian reality, based on standards of the country and local context . The methodology of the study was to examine the criteria submitted by the benchmark certification serving as an indicator of targets to be met to achieve sustainable urban planning with regard to the topic of urban density. From the knowledge of the certification tool AQUA Neighborhoods and subdivisions and based on reference literature were critically analyzed the proposed goals and their compatibility with the urban environment under study, the case study of the Jardim das Perdizes.