Ilda Vagge – University of Milan, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Via Celoria 2, 20133 Milan,

Gioia Maddalena Gibelli – Studio Gioia Gibelli, Via Senato 45, 20121, Milano, Italy

Alessio Gosetti Poli – Polytechnic University of Milan, Via Bonardi, 3 20133, Milan, Italy


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The authors, with the awareness that climate change affects and changes the landscape,
wanted to investigate how these changes are occurring within the metropolitan area of Tehran. Trying
to keep a holistic method that embraces different disciplines, reasoning from large scale to small scale,
the authors tried to study the main problems related to water scarcity and loss of green spaces. Subsequently
they dedicated themselves to the identification of the present and missing ecosystem services,
so that they could be used in the best possible way as tools for subsequent design choices. From the
analysis obtained, the authors have created a masterplan with the desire to ensure a specific natural
capital, the welfare of ecosystem services, and at the same time suggest good water management practices.
It becomes essential to add an ecological accounting to the economic accounting, giving dignity
to the natural system and the ecosystem services that derive from it.


Green infrastructure, Natural capital, Ecological network, Landscape ecology.


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