publications [publications pdf]


peer reviewed articles

Carneiro C., Morello E., Voegtle T., Golay F., 2010, "Digital urban morphometrics: Automatic extraction and assessment of morphological properties of buildings", in Transactions in GIS, 14:4, pp. 497-531.

Morello E., Ratti C., 2009, "SunScapes: 'solar envelopes' and the analysis of urban DEMs", in Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 33, pp. 26-34.

Morello E., Ratti C., 2009, "A Digital Image of the City: 3-D isovists in Lynch's Urban Analysis", in Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 36, pp. 837-853.

Mangiarotti A., Paoletti I., Morello E., 2008, "A model for programming design interventions aimed at reducing thermal discomfort in urban open spaces", in Journal of Green Building, 3:4, College Publishing, Glen Allen VA, USA, pp. 119-129.


peer reviewed book contributions

Carneiro C., Morello E., Desthieux G., 2009, "Assessment of solar irradiance on the urban fabric for the production of renewable energy using LIDAR data and image processing techniques", in Sester M., Bernard L., Paelke V. (editors), Advances in GIScience, Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, Springer, Berlin.

Carneiro C., Morello E., Ratti C., Golay F., 2008, "Solar radiation over the urban texture: LIDAR data and image processing techniques for environmental analysis at city scale", in Lee J., Zlatanova S. (editors), 3D Geo-information Sciences, Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, Springer, Berlin.


book contributions

Morello E., Stroppi E., Visaggio G., Pareglio S., 2014, "Per una tassonomia delle azioni di mitigazione e adattamento alla scala urbana", in Musco F., Zanchini F. (eds.), Il clima cambia le città. Strategie di adattamento e mitigazione nella pianificazione urbanistica, Franco Angeli, Milano.

Morello E., Piga B.E.A., Signorelli V., Cibien L., 2013, "Envisioning the sustainable campus: the urban model as the hub that supports the transformation" in Morello E., Piga B. E. A. (eds.), Envisioning Architecture: Design, Evaluation, Communication - Proceedings of the 11th conference of the European Architectural Envisioning Association, Edizioni Nuova Cultura, Roma, pp. V-XI.

Morello E., 2013, "Dalla dismissione alla riqualificazione energetica degli spazi della produzione", in Lanzani A., Alì A., Gambino D., Longo A., Moro A., Novak C., Zanfi F. (editors), Quando l'autostrada non basta. Infrastrutture, paesaggio e urbanistica nel territorio pedemontano lombardo, Quodlibet Studio, Città e Paesaggio, Macerata, pp. 236-247.

Morello E., Ratti C., 2012, From evaluation to design of the urban form through the assessment of environmental indicators, in Haas T. (editor), Sustainable Urbanism and Beyond, Rizzoli International, New York, pp. 117-119.

Offenhuber D., Lee D., Wolf M., Girod L., Boustani A., Dunham J., Kloeckl K., Morello E., Britter R., Biderman A., Ratti C., 2011, Urban Digestive Systems, in Shepard M. (editor), Sentient City: ubiquitous computing, architecture, and the future of urban space, MIT Press, Cambridge MA, pp. 90-109.

Angelotti A., Morello E., 2009, "2. Il calcolo del fabbisogno energetico invernale. 2.1. Le norme tecniche per il calcolo del fabbisongo energetico invernale", in Campioli A., Lavagna M. (editors), Raccomandazioni per la progettazione di edifici energeticamente efficienti, Edizioni Laterservice, Roma, pp. 13-16.

Angelotti A., Morello E., 2009, "Procedura semplificata per il calcolo del fabbisogno energetico per il riscaldamento invernale", in Campioli A., Lavagna M. (editors), Raccomandazioni per la progettazione di edifici energeticamente efficienti, Edizioni Laterservice, Roma, pp. 17-26.

Angelotti A., Monticelli C., Morello E., 2009, "Procedure per il calcolo termico in regime stazionario e in regime dinamico sinusoidale", in Campioli A., Lavagna M. (editors), Raccomandazioni per la progettazione di edifici energeticamente efficienti, Edizioni Laterservice, Roma, pp. 27-32.

Angelotti A., Morello E., 2009, "Il ruolo della massa: analisi e valutazione delle caratteristiche dinamiche di chiusure verticali opache", in Campioli A., Lavagna M. (editors), Raccomandazioni per la progettazione di edifici energeticamente efficienti, Edizioni Laterservice, Roma, pp. 35-42.

Morello E., 2009, "Le soluzioni di involucro per la realizzazione di edifici energeticamente efficienti", in Campioli A., Lavagna M. (editors), Raccomandazioni per la progettazione di edifici energeticamente efficienti, Edizioni Laterservice, Roma, pp. 62-65.

Morello E., 2009, "Progettazione ambientale della forma urbana", in Bertoldini M., Campioli A. (editors), Cultura tecnologica e ambiente, UTET Città Studi Edizioni, Torino.

Morello E., Biderman A., Rojas F.M., Ratti C., 2009, "Monographic Insert: SENSEable City - MIT Laboratory", in Fusero P., E-City: Digital networks and cities of the future, Actar-D List, Barcelona, pp. 128-157.

Morello E., Ratti C., 2007, "Raster Cities: image processing techniques for environmental urban analysis", in Thwaites K., Porta S., Romice O. , M. Greaves (editors), Urban Sustainability through Environmental Design: approaches to time, people and place responsive urban spaces, Spon Press, London, UK, pp. 119-122.


edited publications

Morello E., Piga B. E. A. (editors), 2013, Envisioning Architecture: Design, Evaluation, Communication - Proceedings of the 11th conference of the European Architectural Envisioning Association, Edizioni Nuova Cultura, Roma.


conference papers

Piga B.E.A., Morello E., 2013, "Perceptual simulation for urban design: its use for developing and sharing urban design guidelines" in Morello E., Piga B. E. A. (eds.), Envisioning Architecture: Design, Evaluation, Communication - Proceedings of the 11th conference of the European Architectural Envisioning Association, Edizioni Nuova Cultura, Roma, pp. 259-266.

Piga B.E.A., Cibien L., Legnani A., Mungo S., Zappa D., Signorelli V., Morello E., 2013, "A sense-archive of urban space" in Morello E., Piga B. E. A. (eds.), Envisioning Architecture: Design, Evaluation, Communication - Proceedings of the 11th conference of the European Architectural Envisioning Association, Edizioni Nuova Cultura, Roma, pp. 251-258.

Puerari E., Morello E., 2013, "Achieving sustainability through a cyclical process of evaluation and adjustment: a support system for urban design" in Morello E., Piga B. E. A. (eds.), Envisioning Architecture: Design, Evaluation, Communication - Proceedings of the 11th conference of the European Architectural Envisioning Association, Edizioni Nuova Cultura, Roma, pp. 85-92.

Carneiro C., Golay F., Joost F., Desthieux G.,Vieira de Mello A., Morello E., Balocco C., Gori V., forthcoming in 2011, "3-D visualization of urban environmental quality indicators using the CityGML standard", Proceedings of 7VCT, Lisbon, Portugal, 11-13 October 2011.

Piga B. E. A. , Morello E. , Signorelli V. , 2011, "The experience of an academic simulation laboratory: The use of visual simulations for education and research", Proceedings of the 29th eCAADe Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 21-24 September 2011, pp. 734-741.

Radaelli R., Salerno G., Villani V., Piga B. E. A., Morello E., 2011, "Designing child-friendly urban environments: a proposal for a method of investigation based on visual simulation", Envisioning Architecture: Proceeding of the 10th Conference of the European Architectural Envisioning Association, Delft, Netherland, 14-17 September 2011, pp. 181-188.

Gori V., Balocco C., Carneiro C., Desthieux G., Morello E., 2011, "The evaluation of solar energy potential and energy needs for heating and lighting using LIDAR data: Applications on two real built up-areas", Bogart M., Evrard A. (eds.), PLEA 2011: Architecture & Sustainable Development. Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, Vol 1, pp. 789-794.

Carneiro C., Morello E., Desthieux G., Golay F., 2010, "Urban Environment Quality Indicators: Application to Solar Radiation and Morphological Analysis on Built Area", Proceeding of the 3rd WSEAS Int. Conference on Advances In Visualization, Imaging And Simulation, Faro, Portugal, pp. 141-148.

Morello E., Carneiro C., Desthieux G., 2010, "The use of digital 3-D information to assess urban environmental quality indicators", Schmitt G. et al. (eds.), Future Cities: Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe, Zurich, Switzerland, pp. 388-395.

Morello E., Gori V., Balocco C., Ratti C., 2009, "Sustainable urban block design through passive architecture: A tool that uses urban geometry optimization to compute energy savings", Proceedings of the 26nd International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture, Quebec City, Canada, pp. 146-151.

Desthieux G., Carneiro C., Morello E., Gallinelli P., Camponovo R., 2009, "GIS-based assessment of solar irradiance on the urban fabric and potential for active solar technology", Proceedings of the International Conference CISBAT 2009, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 525-530.

Morello E., Ratti C., 2005, "21st Century Milan: using new image processing techniques to assess the environmental quality of the Milan Trade Fair masterplan", Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture PLEA 2005, NDU Press, Beirut, Lebanon.

Ratti C., Morello E., 2005, "SunScapes: extending the 'solar envelopes' concept through 'iso-solar surfaces'", Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture, Beirut, Lebanon.

Morello E., 2005, "Policies of Densification of Urban Environment, a necessary strategy to avoid the Consumption of Greenfield Areas in South Mediterranean Regions", Proceedings of 1st International Research Seminar - Forum UNESCO on Architectural Heritage and Sustainable Development of Small and Medium Cities in South Mediterranean Regions, Edizioni ETS, Firenze.

Morello E., 2004, "La progettazione ambientale alla mesoscala dell'isolato urbano: strategie di sostenibilità e di qualità in contesti urbani ad alta densità", in M. Sala, (editor), I percorsi della progettazione per la sostenibilità ambientale, Alinea, Firenze.


national articles

Ratti C., Biderman A., Morello E., Rojas F.M., 2009, "WikiCities", in Disegno Industriale Industrial Design, 39, Designpress, pp. 80-85.

Angelotti A., Morello E., 2008, "Inerzia Termica: C'è muro e muro - Speciale Energia", in Costruire, n. 305, Abitare Segesta, Milano, pp. 96-106.

Morello E., Villa D., Carli P., Pensa E., 2007, "La candidatura di Milano per Expo 2015: linee di progetto per riparare l'ambiente delle aree di frangia milanesi", in Territorio, n. 43, Franco Angeli, Milano, pp. 53-61.

Campioli A., Ferrari S., Lavagna M., Morello E., Baldinazzo M., 2007, "Variabile tempo", in Costruire, n. 284, Abitare Segesta, Milano, pp. 94-99.

Campioli A., Ferrari S., Lavagna M., Monticelli C., Morello E., 2006, "Ricette di chiusura",in Costruire, n. 281, Abitare Segesta, Milano, pp. 165-180.


unpublished work

Mangiarotti A., Paoletti I., Morello E., 2007, Urban Heat Island Research Report, Politecnico di Milano and Italcementi, Italy.

Morello E., Ratti C., 2007, "A Digital Image of the City: 3-D isovists and a tribute to Kevin Lynch", unpublished paper presented at the II ICA Workshop on Geospatial Analysis and Modeling - Spatial Structure and Dynamics of Urban Environments, Athens, GA, USA.

Morello E., Ratti C., 2006, Indicatori ambientali e morfologia urbana: una valutazione del masterplan della Fiera di Milano attraverso una nuova tecnica di processazione dell'immagine, unpublished paper presented at the Seminario: Approccio sistemico e complessità urbana alla microscala, Milano, Italy.

Morello E., 2006, Urban Morphology and the Environmental Quality: Tools to Assess the Strategies for the Compact City at the Scale of Urban Design, unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.