"AGRIshelter III - The Walls" | Terra Viva Workshops n° 3 | CasciNet | November 2017

December 5, 2017

AGRIshelter is a prototype project for cheap and biodegrable refugee housing by the Iranian architect Narges Mofarahian. It was one of the five winners selected in the international competition "What Design Can Do", devoted to the question of refugees and co-sponsored by IKEA and UNHRC. The project has been part of her Master Thesis on the recent refugee emergency, developed under the supervision of professor Richard Ingersoll at Politecnico di Milano. 

 

During the two "AGRIshelter" Self-constrction Workshops proposed by Terra Viva (16-19 Nov. and 23-26 Nov.), a 1:1 scale prototype has been built by the students themselves.

 

Photo Credits © Tandis Toofanian & Valeriia Aksenfeld

 

 

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TerraViva Competitions

Recently created as a new branch of "TerraViva", this specific section proposes a series of design competitions in line with the topics addressed by our workshops and mainly directed to architecture students, new graduates and young designers.

TACTICAL URBANISM NOW! The Reappropriation of Public Space will be the first competition of 2020. Starting from June 15th, registrations will be open until November 29th.

www.terravivacompetitions.com

 UPCOMING EVENTS 

May 16th   "Milano Arch Week"

11:00 am - 7:00 pm Digital Marathon with a series of online Open Lectures by:  Petra Blaisse (Biblioteca degli Alberi); Peter Eisenman (Residenze Carlo Erba); Bjarke Ingels (CityLife); Rem Koolhaas (Fondazione Prada); Daniel Libeskind (CityLife); Patrik Schumacher – Zaha Hadid Architects (City Life); Kazuyo Sejima – SANAA (Campus Bocconi).

https://www.milanoarchweek.eu/

May 25th  "Milano Digital Week"

Online Edition | 25/05 - 30/05

https://www.milanodigitalweek.com

June 5th  "Il Futuro degli Spazi Pubblici", 6:00 pm | Open Lecture

https://www.eventi.polimi.it/events/mantovarchitettura-il-futuro-degli-spazi-pubblici/

 

 

July 1st  "Tactical Urbanism Now! - The Reappropriation of Public Space" | TerraViva Competition #1

"Early" Registration Open from 15/06/2020 to  15/09/2020

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Recent Updates:

Due to Covid-19 pandemic, TerraViva Workshop has postponed all the programmed activities until June 3rd 2020

Didactic ProgramDirector:

Richard Ingersoll

Scientific Coordination and Organization:

Eugenia Bolla

Stefano Lardera

Teaching Assistants:

Toufic Rifai

Matteo Pettinaroli

Omar Rota

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