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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.



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


Matera Lucania 2017

On 7th november will be held, at the Politecnico di Torino – Zodiac room, a seminar on the territories of urbanism that beginning with the presentation of the volume “Matera Lucania 2017”.

Below the program



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.


Transizioni. Il Villaggio Artigiano di Modena ovest

Really well-defined relationships and roles characterize the history of the Villaggio Artigiano Modena ovest.

A well-meaning administration conceived an urban space where people could live and work at the same time: as a providential project, the main idea was based on a clear integration of two distinct dimensions of daily life. This model village stands out as one of the most important part of the city and anticipates many contemporary urban rhetoric: in fact, different ways of living and various spaces of production intertwine the same way Labour and Politics do. Read more


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.”



Urban squatting in Santiago de Chile

On 5th October 2017 will be held a conference at Polytecnich of Turin – Zodiac Room from 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm.


Densificazione e ridefinizione degli spazi abitativi a Berlino. La decostruzione del modello della Townhouse

This research comes from a certain interest and curiosity developed during these years and through two university experiences in Germany, at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, during the bachelor years, the second at TU Berlin during the master. The purpose of this study is to investigate contemporary city housing spaces, in particular in Berlin that has been one of the most interesting experimental areas for architecture and urbanism. Read more