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Posts from the ‘I. RESEARCH’ Category

Is Local Development topical?

Local Development Artimino annual conference focused this year on Giacomo Becattini and the way industrial district and local development could be key-concepts in understanding and planning Economic development and human well-being. We present here few notes about some of the most interesting lectures.

This post explores a comparison between Hidalgo and Becattini in a re-definition of the sector-place matrix, the connection between Giacomo Becattini school and ONU International policies for South, a comparison between Giacomo Becattini and Sebastiano Brusco.

Incontri di Artimino 1992

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Making room(s), Cuneo

The project Making Room (s), made by Ianira Vassallo, Cristina Renzoni, Silvia Lanteri and Eudes Vito Margaria, was judged runner up to the candidature of the City of Cuneo for the international competition Europan14_Productive Cities.

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Spaces, territories and soils of production

On Wednesday, December 13, will be held the seminar “Spaces, territories and soils of production”, at the Spazio Aperto Nave of the Polytechnic of Milan (Building 14_Floor -1), from 3 to 6 pm.

The meeting will be an opportunity to present the service “Territories in reindustrialization” (edited by Ianira Vassallo, Michele Cerruti But, Cristina Mattioli and Roberto Sega and published on issue n. 81 of Territorio magazine downstream of the homonymous Masterclass IUAV of May 2016 ) and to reflect together with academics, administrators and exponents of the business world on the processes of reidustrialization in progress, starting from the three categories identified in the introductory essay: spaces, territories and soils.

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A new narration for Europe? Yes, but which one?

Recently, Antonio Calafati published the article on his blog: “A new narration for Europe? Yes, but which one?”. We point to the ideas he offers around the city  and production’s themes.

https://agcalafati.wordpress.com/2017/11/07/una-nuova-narrazione-per-leuropa-si-ma-quale-2/

 

La rivoluzione 4.0: innovazione e competitività per le piccole e medie imprese. Nuovi scenari di opportunità per il “Sistema Italia”.

Wednesday, in the Unione Industriale di Torino building, was held the meeting “La rivoluzione 4.0: innovazione e competitività per le piccole e medie imprese”.

The title highlights the dual purpose of the event: firstly, the conviction of the imminence of a transformation of the world economic system so that it can be called the Revolution, with an importance, in the opinion of the rapporteurs, as equal to what we call the first industrial revolution; secondly, the idea that the change in progress is a major challenge for small and medium-sized enterprises. Read more

Spaces, territories and soils of production

Territories into re-industrialisation are some articles published on the number 81 of Territorio (pp. 65-122), curated by Michele Cerruti But, Cristiana Mattioli, Ianira Vassallo and Roberto Sega which intend to discuss the re-industrialization of Europe by observing the old territories and models of production, trying to understand metamorphoses. Read more

Seminario di tesi “Abitare la città contemporanea”

Il 25 ottobre si terrà presso il Politecnico di Milano il Seminario di Tesi “Abitare la città contemporanea. Qui di seguito il programma.

City and Production days

Below, we report two seminar days on the themes of city and production that will be held at Polytechnic of Turin on 13th and 16th October.

Industrial Urbanism

On the themes of city and production we report the blog Industrial Urbanism:

“This project is about redefining the role of industry in our urban areas, making it an integral part of our cities. Through, real-time projects and research we explore the ways industry creates places, sustains jobs, and promotes environmental sustainability. This is the future of manufacturing. This is the future of our cities.”

http://www.industrialurbanism.com

 

‘It’s all very Orwellian’: readers on creeping pseudo-public space

Thanks to Matteo Robiglio

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/jul/25/orwellian-readers-respond-pseudo-public-space?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other