"We Don't Need Any More Buildings" | ArchiLectures | 20.11.19

Visiting Professors invited by the School of Architecture Urban Planning Construction Engineering open their classes for the ARCHILECTURES series, a program of fifteen talks on their work, their thinking and their research.

Open Lecture by professor Richard Ingersoll: "We Don't Need Any More Buildings" | PoliMi | 20.11.2019


Richard Joseph Ingersoll: We don’t need any more buildings Relatore: Carles Muro #ScuolaAUIC #Dastu 20/11/2019, h. 16:15 – 19:15 / AULA 2.0.2 Politecnico di Milano, P.zza Leonardo da Vinci 32, Edificio 2, Milano

Richard Ingersoll, Ph.D è nato in California e si è formato presso la UC Berkeley. È stato professore di ruolo presso la Rice University nel 1986/87, ha insegnato presso la ETH di Zurigo, l’Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, e la Syracuse University a Firenze. È stato redattore fondatore del Design Book Review dal 1983 al 1997 e scrive su Domus, Arquitectura Viva, e C3. I suoi libri più recenti includono Mapping Sprawl. A Critique of Graphic Methods of Urban Analysis in collaborazione Arian Heidari Afshari, 2018, World Architecture. A Cross-cultural History, 2013, Sprawltown. Looking for the city on its edges, 2006.

Discussant: Marco Bovati e Arian Afshari

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.



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).


May 25th  "Milano Digital Week"

Online Edition | 25/05 - 30/05


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




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 January 1st 2021

Didactic ProgramDirector:

Richard Ingersoll

Scientific Coordination and Organization:

Eugenia Bolla

Stefano Lardera

Teaching Assistants:

Toufic Rifai

Matteo Pettinaroli

Omar Rota