Cultural heritage

DAPO Project – Digital Archeology Project at Oplontis

Digital Archaeology Project of Oplontis (DAPO) was developed together with Parco Archeologico di Pompei, The Oplontis Project team, Torre Annunziata community and Alta Scuola Politecnica in order to create a new way to bring history to life.For more than a decade, an interdisciplinary team of scholars (Oplontis Project team) has been documenting and uncovering the …

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DRIVE-EN

DRIVE-EN project investigates how the refurbishment of former industrial buildings can act as a driver for territorial regeneration, by taking Olivetti factory as emblematic case-study.The final goal of the project is therefore to define several guidelines of intervention on industrial built heritage, which will possibly become a model for similar works.To get this result, two …

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Design Junction: Supporting Cultural Capital Competitiveness of Italian cultural capitals

Contemporary heritage system is composed by cultural capitals which are achieving a clear and recognizable status through innovative strategies mainly driven by design and focused on the system of urban structure, architecture, events and communication. The project focus on future competition landscape among European cultural capitals, trying to identify new potential systemic strategies driven by …

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Convention Centre for Milan and the north-western macro-region

The idea of building a Congress center for Milan and the macroregion of the North-West must be perceived as a great opportunity for the polycentric character of Lombardy. Such an opportunity may be lost by an intervention conceived in a sectoral approach, that’s composed of an “infrastructure” of global-relevance in a local situation, simply by …

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Italia 150/Torino 2011 – testing the architectural, urban and territorial effects of a celebration event

The organization and planning of special events for ITALIA150 in 2011 represent an enormous opportunity for Torino and the whole country, particularly due to the great visibility of the town in the media. Due to the celebration of Italian Unification, a unique experience – passing through past and present – will take place in Torino: …

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Home Emergency

ASP students participated in a project sponsored by multiplicity.lab regarding the re-use and development of farmhouses owned by the City of Milan. The first phase involved the installation of the exhibition “la vita nuda” edited by Aldo Bonomi at the Triennale of Milan. The subject of the installation was a possible guide for the “Municipi …

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Sharitage: Creating a planned and participatory form of cultural heritage management

In a new perspective of the value of the past, the preservation domain is being enlarged by a strong increase in the types of artifacts being considered worthy of protection and conservation: in addition to monumental high-style architecture (traditionally the preservation concern) many new categories of sites are now recognized as equally meritorious: cultural and …

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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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