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February 26, 2020

Cities are the Problem. Cities are the Solution.

In the transition to sustainable cities, the large-scale transformations, such as the recent works at Porta Nuova and City Life in Milan, are pitched to multinational interests more than to local ones. If they include sus...

February 10, 2020

- Date:  Wednesday 12.02.20 at 3:30 pm

- Lecture by:  Prof. Richard Ingersoll  (held in English language)

- Location:  Politecnico di Milano, Campus BOVISA

- Classroom:  B2.1.1.


- Participation: Open to any PoliMi student  (no registration is required)...

January 8, 2020

Download here the Updated Program and the general information about "Tacatical Urbanism II":

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1nW4d_z7bM427gSaDixy-1Wp9VsdwQcNE

- Applications at:  workshop.terraviva@gmail.com

- Official Application Link ("Passion in Action" Portal |...

January 4, 2020

Please call it “climate crisis”, not “climate change,” the terminology is, shall we say, critical. Just as California was burning most of this autumn, so Australia has caught fire this December. Arsonists? Accidents? Forest fires have always occurred, but not on this s...

December 16, 2019

Vaiano is a linear city, although with only 10,000 inhabitants it is closer to the scale of a village.


During the post WWII period the town created many collective structures in solidarity with the working population and enjoyed a 40-year period of prosperity in compet...

December 15, 2019

"EDIBLE PLAYGROUND"

Marta Copetti, Eleonora Zepponi, Denis Tantsyura

"COCYCLE"

Giulia De Matteis, Alice Giordano, Meltem Ozbek

"VAIANO STAGE"

Defne Narsap, Mona El Koussa, Samuel Torre

"FABBRICULTURA"

Alara Kutlu, Merve Meric Ercan, İmge Düzgün

December 2, 2019

Cities are the Problem / Cities are the Solution.

In the transition to sustainable cities, the large-scale transformations, such as the recent works at Porta Nuova and City Life in Milan, are pitched to multinational interests more than to local ones. If they include su...

November 29, 2019

Molino Bardazzi belongs to the heritage of last century’s productive buildings in Vaiano. The current structure was built in the 1940’s, but the presence of the mill in this area dates to before 1919, when it was bought by Bardazzi Family. Today, the flour production o...

November 14, 2019

Photo Credits © Eugenio Chironna

November 13, 2019

I would like to begin with a picture of an artistic installation, the shrouding of the historic gateway of Porta Venezia, created for Design Week in April 2019 by the Ibrim Mahata from Ghana. It is a fine example of parasitical practice, the material coming from gunny...

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  MANIFESTO TERRA VIVA  
 
 

Our Soil, Our Commons,  Our Future

A new vision for Planetary Citizenship 

 

“Upon this handful of soil our survival depends. Husband it and it will grow our food, our fuel, and our shelter and surround us with beauty.

Abuse it and the soil will collapse and die, taking humanity with it”

 

From  Vedas Sanskrit Scripture

1500 BC

 UPCOMING EVENTS 

November 2019 "The Urban Sponge IV", TerraViva  Workshop n° 3, PoliMi  +  Earth Service  +  ECòL  +  Chì-nà

February 2020 "Tactical Urbanism II", TerraViva Workshop n° 4, PoliMi  + Earth Service  +  Needle 

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Workshop Fee: 170 €  each 

+ Extra Expenses for WS organized outside Milan

 

Credits: 4 (Extra-curricular Credits ONLY, Published on the Diploma Supplement) required attendance 1 WS

 

Director:

Richard Ingersoll

 

Scientific Coordination and Organization:

Arian Heidari Afshari

Eugenia Bolla

Stefano Lardera

 

Tutors:

Toufic Rifai

Aleša Metka Micacchi

 GENERAL INFORMATION 

 location 

 

Politecnico di Milano, Leonardo, via Ampère 2, Milano, MI 20133