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Welcome to LAPTA website.

LAPTA is a Laboratory of the Department Civil Engineering and Architecture of the University of Catania dealing with sustainable planning and design of cities and landscapes.

Have a look at our activities.

Land-Use Plan (Avola, Italy)

LAPtA is involved as consultant in the process of the local Land-Use Plan of the city of Avola (Italy), using an approach particularly committed to environmental sustainability (smart growth principles, green infrastructure, climate change protection, landscape protection).

Land-Use Plan (Ragalna, Italy)

Development of the new Masterplan for the city of Ragalna, a small town in the middle of the Regional Park of the Mount Etna: Green Infrastructure,  new services, touristic development and an innovative Transfer of Developmen Right mechanism to limit urban development are at the core of the Plan.

SPECIAL European project (Intellig)

SPECIAL project aims at training and capacity building of professional networks of planners on the interface between Spatial Planning and the sustainable use of energy.

Dipartimento Ingegneria Civile e Architettura
Via S. Sofia 64
95123 Catania


Phone: +39 095 7382523/8

Fax: +39 095 330339