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Posts from the ‘I. RESEARCH’ Category

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/

 

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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

City and Production in the Crisis Frame. Politecnico di Torino, EPFL Joint Project

In September, will start the research “City and Production” in the Crisis Frame, a joint research project sponsored by the Politecnico di Torino and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and funded by the Compagnia di San Paolo. Below are the abstracts and objectives of the selected project.
The blog will take into account the research activities conducted within this project, closely related to the same workshops promoted at the XX SIU Conference (Rome 2017).

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City and production 3

Below, we publish a quotation from Maurice Halbwachs (1938), “Morphologie sociale”, reported by Luciano Vettoretto, following the work of ws n. 9 Cities and Production of the XX SIU Conference (Rome 2017) Read more

City and production 2

The aim of this note is to resume in some, few synthetic points, reasons and ways of ws n. 9 Cities and Production of the XX SIU Conference (Rome 2017) Read more