FUTURE OF THE PAST
TRANS-forming industrial legacy. Spatial and economic models of re-USE
Interdisciplinary and international summer school
10/24 . 7 . 2019
Toolbox Coworking, Turin
The summer school aims to share, in an international comparative framework, innovative approaches and tools for the synergistic design of financial instruments, environmental recovery procedures and urban master planning operating in complex market conditions on large-scale obsolete industrial sites that embody controversial legacies.
Participants will focus on the analysis of case studies of urban industrial legacy and urban production transformation. They will be asked to develop a toolkit (in terms of architecture, urban planning, landscape design, management, environmental and economic sustainability) and present it publicly at the end of the summer school.
CALL FOR ADMISSION:
– 8 motivated BA-MA students from Politecnico di Torino – no tuition fees
– 6 motivated BA-MA students from Technion Israel Institute of Technology – no tuition fees
– 6 motivated BA-MA students from Tsinghua University – no tuition fees
– Max 5 motivated BA-MA students from other Institutions – fee 500 EUR
We are looking for highly motivated BA-MA students interested in being part of the interdisciplinary and international summer school TRANS-forming industrial legacy. Spatial and economic models of re-USE. The Summer school is promoted by Politecnico di Torino and will be held in Turin at Toolbox Coworking from July 10 to July 24, 2019, full-time work.
The work will be supervised by both Politecnico di Torino, Technion Israel Institute of Technology and Tsinghua University tutors with expertise in architecture, urban and landscape design, environmental engineering and economics, real estate and management.
The summer school is jointly organized by China Room research group and FULL research centre of Politecnico di Torino and aims at consolidating academic relationships between Politecnico di Torino, Technion Israel Institute of Technology and Tsinghua University based on shared educational and research interests.
To apply, send an email by 20 June 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following attachments:
– Covering letter;
– Certificate of enrolment at any university degree programs.
See details below
The official language of the summer school is English. Participation will NOT require any registration fee for students regularly enrolled at the Politecnico di Torino, Technion Israel Institute of Technology and Tsinghua University. Following to the active participation in the summer school and the presentation of the final results, 3 ECTS will be credited to students who are regularly enrolled at the Politecnico di Torino (44 hours of frontal lectures and revision, 36 hours of tutoring, 16 hours of extra-educational activities, 8 hours of extra-educational recreational activities: a total amount of 104 hours).
The scientific committee will select participant students among all applicants based on the following criteria.
– To be enrolled within the current academic year.
– Good knowledge of the English language.
DOCUMENTS FOR APPLYING TO THE CALL
– Short presentation letter (max 2 A4 folders), with motivations for participating to the summer school and more generally to undertake international educational experiences (to be drafted in English); add general information, telephone, e-mail address.
– Portfolio (in A4 landscape, max 10 pages) including the most significant academic projects and any additional design experience (competitions, workshops, construction work) for architecture students and a brief introduction to the most relevant applied experiences (academic and extra-academic) for students with different disciplinary background.
– Certificate of enrolment at any university degree programs.
Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of:
– Academic performance;
– Motivations to participate in the summer school;
– Previous international experiences;
– Quality of the portfolio.
20 June 2019: submission deadline
27 June 2019: Colloquium and notification of selected students
10-24 July 2019: summer school
Fee for candidates who are not enrolled at Politecnico di Torino, Technion Israel Institute of Technology and Tsinghua University.
(max. 5 participants): 500 EUR – payment will be done only through bank transfer to Politecnico di Torino (details will be provided after the selection).
SUMMER SCHOOL CALENDAR 2019
Wednesday, July 10: introduction to the summer school;
Thursday, July 11: seminar, presentation of good practices in the field of industrial legacy transformations;
Friday, July 12: seminar, presentation of good practices in the field of industrial legacy transformations;
Saturday, July 13: field work (visit to the site), analysis and construction of toolkits – in organizational, architectural, landscape, urban, construction, environmental and economic sustainability terms.
Sunday, July 14: seminar and guided tour to Egyptian Museum in Turin;
Monday, July 15: design work with tutoring;
Tuesday, July 16: design work with tutoring;
Wednesday, July 17: intermediate presentation and discussion of the work carried out at the former I.C.O. Workshops in Ivrea;
Thursday, July 18: design work with tutoring;
Friday, July 19: design work with tutoring;
Saturday, July 20: seminar and guided tour, Lingotto and Parco Dora;
Sunday, July 21: extra-cultural activities;
Monday, July 22: design work with tutoring;
Tuesday, July 23: design work with tutoring;
Wednesday, July 24: public presentation and discussion of the final results.
Scientific committee: Alberto Bologna, Michele Bonino, Francesca Frassoldati, Liu Jian, Matteo Robiglio
Teaching: Alberto Bologna, Luigi Buzzacchi, Uri Cohen, Yaniv Edri, Francesca Frassoldati, Liu Jian, Ruth Liberty-Shalev, Matteo Robiglio, Tiziana, Tosco, Song Yehao, Zheng Xiaodi
Coordinators: Giorgia Cestaro, Laura Martini, Caterina Montipò, Maria Paola Repellino
Tutors: Federico Accorsi, Deng Huishu, Giorgia Greco, Ruth Leonov, Marta Mancini, Matteo Migliaccio, Lidia Preti
Participant universities: Politecnico di Torino, Technion Israel Institute of Technology – Faculty of Architecture and Town planning and Tsinghua University – School of Architecture, School of economics and management
Participants: 25 students from Politecnico di Torino, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Tsinghua University, and other institutions
Framework: “Bando summer school 2019”, supported by Politecnico di Torino
Project time: 10/24 July 2019