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On 17th October 2014, the Minister for Cultural Heritage and Tourism Dario Franceschini, closing the intense path of all the Italian candidate cities and following the evaluation of an international jury, proclaimed Matera European Capital of Culture for 2019. This title belongs to a city designated by the European Union that, for one year, has…
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AttraVERSO is the ephemeral architecture project designed by Archistart for the Facciamo Piazza event. The event, organized by the Milan architecture firm Il Prisma, develops as part of a more complex regeneration process planned for Piazza Della Vetra in Milan. The park is poorly and badly used, despite being in a central area with a…
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Since 2016 MINI Living has been seeking visionary ideas for the challenges that our cities have to face, proposing creative architectural solutions for the urban lifestyle of the future. MINI Living challenges designers to create temporary living spaces of 15 m² with the aim to find the solutions to the problem of lack of space…
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Resuming ancient knowledge and traditional techniques is the intent of many recent initiatives, public and private, Italian and international: the return to traditional methodologies, in fact, is boosting the economy, giving new breath to artisans and companies that prefer manual work, renewing the interest of young people towards creative careers, and the market towards such…
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SEI floating is a floating (and non-floating) urban furniture system, realized in self-construction with the materials recovered from the disposal of Salapia beach club (Lido Salapia) in San Cataldo, Lecce. Sei floating is a project developed during the IAHspecialEdition workshop in Milan. /// SEI floating è un sistema di arredo urbano galleggiante (e non) e modulare,…
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The communication workshop “Deconstructing the communication” developed a visual identity and an inclusive communication system for the IAHsummer2018 festival. The objective is to visually describe the creative process of the three workshops (self-construction, architectural design and communication) during the public event of August 7th on San Cataldo’s sea promenade. The workshop was coordinated by Michele…
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During IAHsummer2018 festival, the architectural design workshop participants studied the design topics identified by Lecce’s coastal areas regeneration program. live the water > design of service structures for the development and use of the Acquatina and Torre Chianca basins for water sports; live the public space > redevelopment of Torre Rinalda’s square as a pilot project for the regeneration…
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ONDEsea is the winning project of the IAHspecialEdition workshop, which took place in spring in Milan during the Arch Week, and then realized in August during the IAHsummer2108 International Architecture Festival. The workshop was coordinated by Archistart, and the project developed by Archistart and IAHspecialEdition's participants: Venetia Long, Mayank Chourasia, Kajetan Swieczkowski, Francesca Marino and…
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In Salento, the lightings in occasion of festivals become art. Here, the tradition of ‘Luminaria’ (traditional lighting) is ancient and craftsmanship is still strongly active and leader in the field. Effimero is a research and experimentation laboratory that aimed to discover the themes and techniques of tradition in order to then propose two prototypes to…
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