2017

S.P.I.: SkateParkItaly

“The SkatePark SkateParkItaly” (S.P.I.) is a spin-off project from Gangcity, a cultural project supported by a program of scientific research that has completed studies, surveys and reflections on the complex world of the gangs and their spinoff cultures. It documents troubled peripheral urban areas, void of any form of control, to initiate regeneration, re-appropriation and …

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FLEX-HAB: Flexible structures for future habitat solutions

The project will be concentrated on creating a technology push for a new material. The MadFlex (PCT WO2016120785 A1) is a lightweight asymmetric composite material panel, having a sandwich-like structure. It exhibits two order-of-magnitude difference in bending stiffness, depending by the direction of the applied bending moment, thanks to a reversible buckling phenomenon of one …

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DREAM 3: DRone tEchnology for wAter resources and hydrologic hazards Monitoring 3

Nowadays, expected effects of climate change at local, regional and global scales endanger hydrologic budgets of Alpine regions. An example is the massive shrinkage of mountain glaciers, with the consequent problem of water resources reduction for civil population and ecosystems. Therefore, it is very important to monitor glaciers’ evolution, in order to allow an estimation …

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ACO2NE: Affordable CO2 Negative Emissions through gasification, ocean alkalinisation, and CO2 storage

The aim of the project is to achieve CO2 negative emissions in an affordable manner. CO2 concentration in the atmosphere is one of the important environmental problems of this era, as testified also by international treaties like the Paris agreement: the aim of the project is to take away CO2 from the atmosphere combining different …

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Re-ImPlant: Re-use Industrial Plants

Today, the occurring shift inside an economic model in crisis, a digitalized production process and the necessity of a re-organized energy model underline the importance of industrial production as a key factor of innovation inside the development of our city. A good city has also industry inside, the goal of the project is to investigate …

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SBINBEN: Smart Bio-inspired Building Envelopes

In a period of rapid urbanization and population growth, buildings play an increasingly critical role in sustaining the health of people and the planet. In light of this, much emphasis has been placed on the design of smarter and more energy-efficient buildings. Yet, new and renovated structures represents just 4% of building stock in the …

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DISP: @P&G Design and Innovate Salesforce Processes

The recent technological development is deeply reshaping the way in which companies can reach their final consumers and build a strong long-lasting relationships. Especially in the retail industry, incumbent companies like P&G are willing to maintain their leading position adopting new solutions which could solve their current issues. In particular, Gillette, one of the most …

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