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labour of their inhabitants and users. Capital breaks the cultural bonds of labour by designating historic buildings as artefacts beyond use – heritage as spectacle rather than heritage as active production by the people who sustain it.

Expo Pavilion Reloaded

EXPO Pavilion Reloaded Re-designing the temporary wooden structures of the pavilions of the Expo 2015, the summer school investigates the possibility of disassemble the structures in pieces with the aim of reassembling them in different places and ways, manipulating their spaces, parts and details.

Re-designing the temporary wooden structures of the pavilions of the Expo 2015, the summer school investigates the possibility of disassemble the structures in pieces with the aim of reassembling them in different places and ways, manipulating their spaces, parts and details. The political aim of the workshop is achieved through offering a series of local authoties within the neighbourhoods of Milan the real possibility of inheriting a redesigned structure to act as a free space for public use.

Questioning the impact effects and values of global events in making cities, the political aim of the workshop is achieved through offering a series of local authoties within the neighbourhoods of Milan the real possibility of inheriting a redesigned structure to act as a free space for public use.

Location

Curators

Partner Universities

Maria Alessandra Segantini, UEL, School of Architecture, London, UK Luisa Collini, Manuela Grecchi and Matteo Ruta, Politecnico of Milan, Italy

UEL, School of Architecture, London, UK Politecnico of Milan, Department ABC, Architecture, Built environment and Construction engineering and Industrial Design Universiteit Hasselt, Faculteit Architectuur en kunst Universidad Francisco Marroquìn, Facultad de Arquitectura

Lecco Campus integrates the beautiful landscape of the Lecco Lake with the high tech campus of the Politecnico of Milan. The Expo event location can be reached with a two hours bike. The students will be offered accomodation in the newly built student housing.

Dates

Information

June 29 July 10

Matteo Ruta matteo.ruta@polimi.it

Constructed Utopia Symposium Following the recent renovation of a series of cultural structures in what is thedifined the ‘kilometer of art’ in the area of the Salute, the Symposium investigates the role of museums in Venice and their impact in the interior transformation of the city. The Production of Place “The immediate instruments are two: the motionless camera and the printed word. The governing instrument – which is also one of the centers of the subject – is individual, anti-authoritative human consciousness.” J. Agee, with W. Evans, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, 1941 Alongside the written essay for the Master in Sustainability and Design, students were asked to explore through photography the ‘production of place’ in Docklands and according to five main themes: finance district; ‘re-place’ of estates/ housing; privatisation of public space; security and surveillance and transport and infrastructure. The

Expo Pavilion Reloaded Summer School. Maria Alessandra Segantini curator for UEL.­

UEL yearbook 2015  
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