Chalki in the Dodecanese

Oliver Rackham (Corpus Christi, Cambridge)[1] – Nicolas Vernicos (Aegean University) The paper that follows is a modified version of the original paper of Oliver Rackham and Nicolas Vernicos (1991), «On the ecological history and future prospects of the island of Khalki,» in A.T. Grove, Jennifer Moody and Oliver Rackham, Crete …

Information and the Human Use Systems

Vernicos Nicolas  (Prof. Emeritus) – Sofia Daskalopoulou (Prof. Emeritus), Aegean University: Information is a mathematical concept introduced in 1949 by C. E. Shannon in the mathematical theory of communication (Shannon and Weaver 1964). It is linked to a quantity measure of entropy — seen as both disorder and irreversibility — …

Εταιρική Κοινωνική Ευθύνη: Νέα επιχειρηματική ηθική ή κοινωνικό άλλοθι;

Ανδρέας Δαβαλάς, Δρ. Πολιτικής Κοινωνιολογίας: Abstract In conditions of economic globalization, there is a tendency to redefine business strategies with a view to integrating the principles of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Although the new orthodoxy in management involves respect for human rights and the environment in the context of sustainable …

Στρατηγικές για μια Περιβαλλοντικά Βιώσιμη Αστική Ανασυγκρότηση

 Α. Ψυλλίδης, Αρχιτέκτων Μηχ., M.Arch. ΕΜΠ, διδάσκων Αρχιτεκτονικών Συνθέσεων ΕΜΠ Abstract There is a need for an alternative approach to urban and architectural design, which may be based on a broader ecological concept. Urban reconstruction that stems from sustainable design and focuses on bioclimatic design issues can bring quality to …

Ξερολιθικές κατασκευές: προτάσεις-ταξινομήσεις

Ν. Βερνίκος. (Ομότ. Καθ.) – Σ. Δασκαλοπούλου (Ομότ. Καθ.) Πανεπιστήμιο Αιγαίου, Τμ. Πολιτισμικής Τεχνολογίας και Επικοινωνίας Abstract Dry stone structures have been a tool for the control and humanization of space since prehistory. The stone was used as well as fire to shape and utilize the natural environment of humans. …