Ideas # Planning
Islands of Espacement
We investigate the possibilities of an abstract and formal method for the production of generously porous, intersectional public spaces.
What Boundaries Maintain
This project imagines the historic and contemporary sites of segregation in the US as spaces for alternative publics.
Your very much divided attention
Designing persuasive public spaces for citizens to spend as much time as possible in them
Initiating a transdisciplinary diaglogue through research on innovations in health care infrastructures
The caring city
Rethinking the city from a feminist and care perspective means no longer creating spaces on the basis of production rationales that are socially and politically restrictive and, instead, starting to think about environments that place a greater emphasis on the people who use them.
To examine the developmental challenges and imbalances prevalent in the Global North and Global South, and how these imbalances affect the worldwide realization of the SDGs and the Paris Agreement.
Nine Reciprocities proposes an architectural, financial, environmental, low-carbon, and social recipe for a single urban block, adapting its resources to grow a more collective and ecologically equitable future.
The idea of the intervention is using the natural conditions of the Trebbia Valley, without harming nature.
Examining the methods behind visionary proposals, the project looks at architectural and literary utopias as a collection of ideals, working together to provide a theoretical testing ground, not with the aim of realization, but rather of providing reflection and critique of their contexts.
How houses meet
A toolbox for collaborative in-situ design that engages many actors and deepens spatial sensibility
Re adapting car parking into new temporal infrastructure creating or regenerating a collective identity.
Between Parasites and the City
Generation of affordable parasitic housing improving urban voids to create collective and inclusive neighborhoods.
Urban Mother Cells For a Dynamic City
Flexible architecture in very strategic points of the city, providing missing activities produces a domino effect in a non-invasive urban transformation
TOWARD THE PARQUEER
Taking gay cruising as a case study, the research project looks for new applications of old techniques to live and desire on cities’ common spaces.
Ongoing research on leisure production in cities by planning and its affection on citizen’s lives.
Spatial encounters of Water and Earth
The project examines spatial typologies that occur when water meets earth in historical Backnang.
A future scenario that describes and explores a territory at risk, endowed with a wealth of unexpressed potential.
Skiljelinjer is a research project exploring alternative decision making within urban planning.
Thresholds are particular but replicable transition spaces for site-specific urban and landscape regeneration
Exploring the constructive significance of architecture in a place of conflict; by reflecting upon the dynamics between architectural space and social behavior in the aftermath of a Diaspora.
BACK TO NATURE
The “Machines for living” will turn into “Green oasis for living and working” and the “collective living” will turn into a “semi-public space”.
In the context of a commonly designed and created public park, PARKS wants to institutionalize forms of care as spatial design.
How can we measure successful places empirically so that data can be compared and replicated elsewhere?
LABSTRATEGY - FAUMACK
LABSTRATEGY forms an associated multidisciplinary platform between universities, civil society and public management, applying a methodology of projective strategies through workshops between various agents involved in degraded territory, aiming at the development of future scenarios.
SITE-SPECIFIC REGENERATION OF PATRAS SEAFRONT BASED AGENDA 2030
"SITE-SPECIFIC REGENERATION OF PATRAS SEAFRONT BASED ON AGENDA 2030"
Networks of Power
Networks of Power oppugns the priority of industry over community by addressing physical and systemic power structures.
Stage for the City
An approach for urban regeneration in post-industrial towns, the project investigates integration between institutions and society, reconciling civic and industrial, framing a new democratic urban centre.
The ongoing appearance of huge construction sites leads to the need of a transformation process of emerging invaded public spaces within City Neighborhoods into Spaces for People.
City of Tomorrow
Rethink the future City Planning and Design with minimal damage to environment
Nordic Works is a collective of young architecture offices creating new cities – together.
"Nedvekst" - revisiting rural development without growth
Strategies of spatial consolidation for strengthening rural communities’ resilience and social fabric
Looking into the Void with the Sliding Puzzle Model
How can “The Sliding Puzzle Model for Scaling-Up Cities: How equitable and just urban development and growth initiatives can be made possible by State-enforced mandatory quotas of empty urban spaces" (Silva Jordão, 2018), be used to amass empty spaces in central urban areas?
Autonomous vehicle and sustainable mobility as a shaping tool for the cities of tomorrow
The current project deals with the impact of the replacement of the individual private car with a fleet of autonomous sharing vehicles at an urban planning, urban design, infrastracture and architecture level and the introduction of Athens into the new era of mobility technologies and smart cities.
City Of My Dreams
City Of My Dreams implements a queer phenomenology to re-orient relationships within common space.
Building neighbourhoods that can function as participatory substrate, creating urban areas based on community.
The Ideal 21st Century City
Depicting a building culture that cultivates beauty in self-sufficiency
Design in Dialogue
Network of experiments to design a productive dialogue between planning actors and users.
Ciemats – Village
A sport center designed as an inclusive village-park that broadcast the athlete effort to the public
The creation of an urban form and function to rural area with a rapidly growing population.
The “Unpredictable City” positions itself as an urban tool to stimulate local culture.
KEEP THE FIELDS!
How can our cities improve their sustainability mergin dwelling, socialisation and production?
The abstract model of urban community centers what enhances dialogue the community with the government and adapts to different cities.
THE URBAN-TOURISM-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX
Explore and uncover the “urban mass tourism-machine” and display its impact on the european urban landscape
To experience and imagine future architecture on-site 1:1
How to experience, understand and imagine future architecture within the present context of the city.
Tourism as a booster for both natural and urban landscapes regeneration: are we dreaming?
Civic Design Method
A publication that compiles reflections, tools, and methodologies that help us to focus on the processes of Civic Design: programming and activating Situated Collective Intelligence.
MASNAVI-CITY borrows its name from poetry, to examine re-establishing a by-gone form of living space in Yazd.
Speculative Fabulation as design-approach enables the creation of potential realities through storytelling.
Illusion, Failure, Redemption
Facing the threat of renovation, creative negotiations are needed to avoid perpetual conflicts.
A new architecture unit, focussing on public participation in designing catalysts for transformation
Design of Mixed Uses Mega-buildings
It's an inovative concept with roots in former types of communal living now adapted to the demands of the contemporary metropolis, funded on the premisse that the future of the big metropolis is maxime architectural density.
Met-Rahineh: Re-framing the scene
Exploring water and food process, and proposing sustainable interventions for building and street.
Brutalist Architecture Study
The re-cycling of old ideas on brutalism to bring life back to residential neighbourhoods.
A New "Square Deal"
A transformational framework for low-income areas of New York City that not only promotes the regeneration of its social housing projects, but also preserves the rights to the city of their local inhabitants, and the cultural memory created by the towers they live in.
An investigation of the spatial manifestations of the ties of the diaspora with the city of Pristina.
An alternative planning approach coproduced by inhabitants from an informal settlement in Medellín.
Plain in Sight yet Out of Mind
Ongoing speculation on tackling antisocial behaviour in North Kensington Slum
Sankt Gallen 2049
Sankt Gallen’s map is filled with random contemporary buildings, bridging eras with zeal, devotion and ingenuity.
A case study diving deep into the seasonality of public open-air pools, opening a space for discussion and speculative projections of future public services.
A chronicle narrating the disruption of six architectural projects at different stages of completion.
Public space . A tool against inequalities
Towards a new urbanism. Small diffuse interventions to increase people quality of life.
We renovate old empty buildings into modern gamified cohousing and coworking economies
Looking at the city of Bratislava as a series of urban fragments, each producing a polemic, or a proposal in order to change one's perception of the seemingly unchangeable.
Development plan for a rural industrialization in Ethiopia empowering a sustainable alternative to megacities
Hungarian Rhapsodies of Functionalism
Functionalism is not a movement but a recurrent narrative which continues to shape our future.
“A temporary circuit of opportunities"
Redevelop disused areas through the temporary re-use of voids, giving back to the city places and no spaces.
Urban Infill Pattern
We propose a new pattern of urban occupation interlaced by hexagonal patios able to adapt to all types of plot situations.
A Thread Network in the Urban Fabric
Connecting local actors of a neglected site through the collective creation and appropriation of a network they make with threads.
A center of competence on the intersection of architects, decision-makers, science, the construction industry, and the users for housing in Styria.
An interior is a natural projection of the soul. Architecture is petrified music.
In the frame of biomimetic and biophilic design concept, project brings a new perspective on urbanization in order to create a new living place.
Shaping sustainable and multi-functional realities where blending cultures, actions and passions.
Torinostratosferica Utopian Hours
A three-day festival dedicated to the future of cities with talks, exhibitions, trends, guests and ideas from all over the world.
Re conceptualization concept landscape
The helical structure of DNA, could be the metaphorical model that allowed to observe in a different way the "landscape".
RESPECT + URBANITY + PROVOCATION
A multi-scale understanding of the territory, exploring mainly peripheral areas of metropoles
The Ecology of Making
Challenging the modernist city and battling the paradigms that have dominated urbanism for decades.
Agrinetural rethinks the terms under which citizenship and public stakeholders own and care for urban spaces.
With city centres under pressure through tourism and global capital the future is rethinking sprawl.
A model of urban development unifying two forms of the city, perceived as mutually conflicting.