Industrial 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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AEIOU Environment & Energy Hydrogen: Opportunities and Utilization

The project wants to create and understand a global scenario for the so-called “H2 society”: the aim is to analyse the feasibility of spreading a new energy carries, both in terms of R&D on technologies and in terms of investment and infrastructures. The project context involves a complex set of implications, from environmental to energetic …

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EPD: for Building sector

In the near future, several industrial sectors will have to face the challenge of reducing air, water and soil pollutions, decreasing environmental damage: the construction industry could play a key role in sustainable development. Nowadays, designers have to select materials and technical solutions with low energy consumption and resource depletion. Internationally recognised LCA – Life …

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DWARFe: Environmental nanotechnology: applications, fate and risks of engineered nanoparticles

This project combines two major topics. The first relates to the dramatic growth of the importance of nanotechnologies in science and engineering in the last few years; the second refers to the impact of human activities on the environment, which is becoming increasingly serious, and the stemming interventions which become necessary to reduce and control …

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AdMIRE: Advanced Mobile Intelligence Reactive Environments

The project AdMIRE combines existing (or forthcoming) solutions and technologies with an innovative vision centered around the use of modern mobile devices: cellular phones, iPhones and alike. The acronym, Advanced Mobile Intelligence and Reactive Environments, emphasizes the vision that “core” operations focus on the mobile device, in a number of different meanings: • it “holds” …

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Rethinking Industrial Cities: Ivrea as Unesco Site

During the 20th century industrial cities underwent experimentation with new models of production systems, often linking industrial projects with the modernity of architectural and housing development models and new conceptions of planning. After the decline and dismantling of industrial sectors, the communities affected had to find new ways to relaunch and maintain the physical structures …

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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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Virtual Museum: Virtual Museum for the XXI century

Right now ex-industrial cities, that were developed around important factories, are facing the big issue of new identity reshaping. A huge heritage is conserved in this realities and it is not always profitably managed in order to preserve and communicate the memories related to it. On the other hand, traditional museums and archives are nowadays …

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CAPs: Cre-A(c)tive-Places

The definition of the Cre-Active Places (CAPs) project brief is a challenge in itself: to empower creative production in a creative way, by activating an abandoned place outside of large metropolitan context, while simultaneously actuating a communication platform to support the reactivation by establishing a critical mass of participants in the project. From a theoretical …

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