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Notes on the discussion at the Casa della Cultura on 9th May 2017 (2)

Giancarlo Paba: «Il libro di Cristina Bianchetti è paratattico: presenta una sorta di omologia strutturale, tra il modo di guardare il mondo, di osservare la sua diffusione, e il modo di descriverlo»

«Il corpo: la nostra geografia più intima, una autoarchitettura. Che per definirsi è anzitutto battaglia, lotta interiore, tanto nella costruzione individuale che nella costruzione sociale» Read more

Notes on the discussion at the Casa della Cultura on 9th May 2017 (1)

Vittorio Gregotti: «Les Grottes: la costruzione di una creatività felicemente libera perché generata dal mercato»

Vittorio Gregotti: «Les Grottes: A happily free building generated by the market»

 

Photo credit: Cristina Bianchetti, Le Grottes, 2008.

Incontro alla Casa della cultura

What has happened to Italian architecture?/ Cosa è successo all’architettura italiana

Il prossimo 21 aprile a Genova si terrà una giornata di studio a partire dal libro di Francesco Garofalo Cosa è successo all’architettura italiana? (a cura di Mario Lupano, Marsilio, 2016). Le discussioni, nell’ordine riportato nella bozza di programma, sono riferite alla biografia di Francesco, architetto, professore, uomo di cultura, persona pubblica con ruolo attivo, propositivo, spesso polemico riguardo a procedure istituzionali, accademiche professionali. L’incontro si terrà presso il Dipartimento di Architettura e Design della Scuola Politecnica dell’Università degli Studi di Genova, con il coordinamento scientifico di Carmen Andriani. Read more

Comparing Habitats

Comparing Habitats is a PhD Seminar addressed to doctoral students in the fields of Architecture, Urbanism, Human and Social Sciences, and Visual Studies. The seminar is organized by the Laboratory of Urbanism (Lab-U, EPFL) and the Institute for Geography and Sustainability (IGD, UNIL) in the frame of Swissuniversities Program, for EPFL-EDAR.Until today you can submit an abstract for Comparing Habitats.

Following the seminar project:

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Invisible Architecture: Italian and Japanese architectural movements in the 60s and 70s and contemporary debate

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Fifty years after Japanese Metabolists and Italian Radicals architecture groups, an exhibition in Rome offers an original and unprecedented journey through a selection of works made by such a peculiar architectural avantguarde, with works of: Arata Isozaki, Archizoom, Kiyonori Kikutake, Kisho Kurokawa, Fumihiko Maki, Otaka Masato, Superstudio, Kenzo Tange, UFO; 2A+P/A, AlphavilleArchitects, DAP Studio, Sou Fujimoto, IAN+, Yamazaki Kentaro, Yuko Nagayama, O+H Architects, OFL Architecture, Orizzontale, Studio Wok, Tipi Studio. Read more

La Ville Productive 4.0

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In December twelve took place a seminar useful to make a point about the way in which some political orientations of the government regarding the new forms of productions are incorporated in academic and scientific circles. The seminar covered the innovative aspects of the so called “industry 4.0”, the impact that could produce on the existing economics assets and the benefits that could provide to our society. The proximity of these transformations raises the question of how the new forms of productions will territorialize: which city there will be. Read more

Utopia and the project for the city and the territory

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On 17th and 18th November will be held, at the University of Venice IUAV, the first study day in honour of Bernardo Secchi. Below the full programm Read more

Urban Age “Shaping Cities” conference. The most authoritative interdisciplinary conference on global urbanism. Maybe

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“Over 40 speakers from 25 cities and 5 countries gathered at the URBAN AGE ‘Shaping Cities’ conference hosted by La Biennale di Venezia to debate one of the most pressing problems of the 21st century: How are cities shaped? By whom and for whom?  How are the conflicts of our increasingly urban age – inequality, climate change, urban growth and expansion, informality, democratic representation and urban stewardship – experienced and lived by the majority of urban dwellers? And, what can we do to make cities more tolerant, adaptable and sustainable?” Read more

Book Launch & Discussion. Lausanne

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