LAPTA (Laboratorio per la Pianificazione Territoriale e Ambientale) is a laboratory of the Department Civil Engineering and Architecture (DICAR) of the University of Catania, working and resarching on sustainable urban and landscape planning & design.
LAPTA is active on scientific research, applied research and professional consultancy. Sustainability is the main core of all activities.
LAPTA is entitled to prof. Giovanni Campo, professor of Urban Planning at the former Department of Architecture and Urban Planning of the University of Catania.
Have a look at our current and past activities.
Development of planning instruments (masterplans, land use plans, zoning) at different scales, from local to regional based on Geographical Information Systems.
Landscape and Environmental planning at regional scale.
Applied research on land-use/land cover issues, Ecosystem Services, Energy, infrastructure and other topics related to sustainable planning of built and natural environments.