An associate in the project that initiated the idea: EXtension of POtentiality of Adriatic UNESCO Sites EX.PO AUS intends to conceive and experiment an innovative and very articulated long term strategy aimed at managing and valorizing the UNESCO sites of the Adriatic sea, trying to address new ideas, tools and actions to manage in a good manner these sites and achieve a sustainable economic valorization of them, moreover from the ecological and energy efficiency point of view. Sustainable energy and fortified heritage
EXtension of POtentiality of Adriatic UNESCO Sites GUIDING THOUGHT: UNESCO sites is an important indicator of the strong effort made by the local communities to preserve historical, artistic or natural heritage of great value, but, at the same time, this trend must stimulate them to consider the UNESCO acknowledgment as a starting point, because this acknowledgment doesnt mean to embalm a place, but to promote in it a complex and pro-active strategy of preservation & economic valorization, which should involve a plurality of public & private actors.
Proposal of pilot project: Advanced Solar Energies Applied to Fortified Heritage Advanced technologies:
Photovoltaic roof tiles PV Roof-tile represents the last frontier of integrated photovoltaic cells are hidden into a layer that faithfully reproduces the surface of a common roof-tile. No visible difference between normal and PV roof-tile Dyaqua Art Studio
Objectives: Revive a part of the town for local people Attract tourists to less visited part of the city Merge modern and ancient Explore new ideas and technologies Be energy efficient and preserve the environment
86% of tourists that come to Zadar visit Pozdrav suncu Greeting to the Sun
Paving of the Boskovic Square with stone blocks and PV pannels
12 500 kWh anually / 4,9 t CO 2 Center of the plant is as kind of a monument. Promotes the use of UNESCO World Heritage Sites as field observatories on the sustainable use of renewable energy sources.