Article 32 of the Italian Constitution states as follows:
This concept is reaffirmed even by article 35 of EU Charter of Fundamental Rights according to which
Often, however, when we talk about health we mainly refer to the right to access health care or to all those direct measures that can favor the psychic and physical well-being of a person, and therefore we forget about the indirect ones.
It is estimated that we spend 90 percent of our life inside artificial spaces the impact these have on our well-being cannot be overlooked. The quality of the built environment, in fact, is a fundamental element for the construction of a real right to health.
Neuroscience is giving a substantial contribution to architecture, helping it to regain possession of emotions and desires and to find the way towards the design of places rather than sterile and alienating spaces.
These are the topics covered by the architect Davide Ruzzon during his speech for the Territorial Lab – Places that cure organized by the Fondazione per l’architettura / Torino on 16 March in Cuneo as part of the experimental course Well Impact: Cultural Wellbeing Lab promoted by the Compagnia di San Paolo Foundation.
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