PROJ | WALLPAPER

On Friday, 24th April 2015 the WALLPAPER initiative has been launched. WALLPAPER is a platform/initiative that aims at establishing an open and shared platform for knowledge exchange on the impacts of the wall separating Israel from Palestine. Its main focus is on the directly affected communities in the wall’s route. The purpose is to carry out research and to establish … Continue reading

PROJ | M.U.S.I.C.

Mediterranean Urban Sounds Interactive Culture INFO | PAOLA BELLAVITI 2013 The background of the project is the growing production and availability of cultural information with geo-references, generated by non-professional web users and supported by technologies generally known as Web 2.0. Citizens are now capable to produce cultural localized knowledge and to contribute to sensing and monitoring aspects of the urban … Continue reading

PROJ | SUSTAINABLE UPGRADING OF INFORMAL AREAS

An Education-Research-Innovation Platform for Sustainable Upgrading of Slums info | paola bellaviti since 2013 The idea of the project is to create a knowledge-triangle (education, research and innovation) mechanism inside the Egyptian universities aiming to support sustainable upgrading of slums. The specific objectives of the project are: Creating a coordination office (focal point) and working group in each university to … Continue reading

PROJ | MOVING TOWARDS RESILIENT TERRITORIES

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Research-action on strategies, methods and innovative instruments for urban and territorial transformation processes info | marcello magoni since 2013 under construction NW | RESILIENCE CALL | FIR 2013 Participation in the call FIR 2013 Research Project: Moving towards resilien territories: strategies, methods and innovative instruments for urban and territorial transformation processes Applicant: Angela Colucci with DAStU Politecnico di Milano | … Continue reading

PROJ | TEHRAN

PROJ TEHRAN

Studying the New Design Paradigms in Tehran Metropolitan Region (Iran) info | antonella contin 2013-2015 Tehran Municipality | Development and executive department Eslamshahr Municipality | Development and executive department Islamic Azad University Tehran Central Branch | Department of Architecture The city of Tehran, as most of large metropolitan areas of Iran, deals with high level of socioeconomic inequality, uncontrolled urban … Continue reading

PROJ | DAR SMART

PROJ DAR SMART

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania). Evolving urban model based on a formality gradient info | antonella contin 2011-2013 Alessandro Frigerio with Francesca Guffanti Pesenti MSLab – Laboratorio Misura e Scala della Città Contemporanea Department of Architecture and Urban Studies (DAStU) (Antonella Contin, Giancarlo Tonoli, Antonia Chiesa, Matteo Motta, Danilo Vicente D’Amico) Facing the global challenge of massive urbanization, value and growth … Continue reading

PROJ | KNOWLEDGE-NET NIGERIA

PROJ KNOWLEDGE NET

Project Knowledge-net Nigeria info | antonella contin since 2013 under construction with: Pedro Ortiz Castano Visiting professor Politecnico di Milano, Senior Urbanist Consultant World bank, DC Mustapha Zubairu Professor at Federal University of Technology, Minna | Director at Centre for Human Settlements and Urban Development Samuel Oritsetimeyin Dekolo Head, Urban and Regional Planning at Lagos State Polytechnic, Associate Lecturer at … Continue reading

PROJ | EL MIRADOR

PROJ EL MIRADOR

Actions to support the planning and design of the archaeological site El Mirador (Guatemala) info | rachele radaelli since 2004 under construcition NW | GUATEMALA WSINT | EL MIRADOR International Workshop to design the Center for Archaeological Site visitors “El Mirador” Ciudad de Guatemala, 3th-7th of August 2009 THESIS | EL MIRADOR Strategie d’intervento per uno sviluppo sostenibile del sito … Continue reading

PROJ | PERI-URBAN

PROJ PERI-URBAN

Open spaces in the peri-urban landscape: emergent tools for integrated planning, design and management info | marcello magoni since 2011 The peri-urban landscape and its open spaces have enormous potential to play a positive role in enhancing urban sustainability. Despite their differing histories, most European cities have in common a fragmented urban fringe, which is currently seen as a liability … Continue reading

PROJ | ATLANTIC

Research activities on the topic of planning towards sustainable conditions in urban and regional Latin American contexts info | rachele radaelli since 2010 under construction NW | ATLANTIC CONFINT | COOPERATE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC International Conference|Workshop – Cooperate across the Atlantic Politecnico di Milano, 21st-22nd of June 2011 BOOK | COOPERARE ATTRAVERSO L’ATLANTICO Cooperare attraverso l’atlantico. Analisi, strategie e progetti … Continue reading