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Teaching urban design

On 19th February will be held in Turin a seminar entitled “Are we all designers? Teaching and learning to design architecture “, proposed by the Collegio di Architettura. The discussion will focus on the teaching of architecture in the three years of the Bachelor degree. Following are the questions put by the editors and the contribution of urbanism. Read more

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What does it mean today to design a “productive space”?

The question represent the main research objective of the Urban Design Atelier 17/18 (Bachelor’s degree course in Architecture at the Polytechnic of Turin). The students try to explore this issues following three categories of production: agricultural, manufacturing and cultural (artcraft).

Below you should find some results of the different project proposals. Read more

Tensioni urbane

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Spazi moderni nella città contemporanea. Trasformazioni di quartieri di edilizia pubblica

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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