Workshop Leonia, Retrain Piazza Borgo Dora, Torino

Workshop Leonia, Retrain Piazza Borgo Dora, Torino it has been modified: 2012-05-07 di Benedict Flowers

Redevelop Piazza Borgo Dora with installation of street furniture made of self-construction and the use of "waste"

Izmo organizes a participatory planning workshop and DIY within the Leonia project, Winner of the call Generation Creative, organized by the Compagnia di San Paolo.
Since 18 16 May to June, to 4 weekend (Excluding the 2 3-June), on Friday and Saturday participants will design and implement a series of installations in order to redevelop the district of Porta Palazzo in Turin. The area of ​​intervention identified in collaboration with District and 7 The gate will be the square outside the barracks Horses - Former Arsenal Borgo Dora (Piazza Borgo Dora - Turin). The participants, against a introductory lesson in which they will present results of the research phase of Leonia, Will be accompanied in design phase that will end with the production of items of street furniture helpful to the redevelopment of Piazza Borgo Dora.
The self-construction phase will Workshop hosted within the Cecchi Point and will be used materials provided by Izmo (Recovered before they are considered waste) and by member companies Industrial Union (By-products).
The workshop is open to any student grade and origin, to professionals and to all parties to the issues of urban renewal, self-construction and self-produced design with the use of "waste". Subscribers will be provided with all the materials and tools needed to implement.

Thing: Workshop Leonia
Subject: Redevelop Piazza Borgo Dora with installation of street furniture made of self-construction and the use of "waste"
When: 18 May - June 16 2012 (4 weekend - Friday and Saturday)
Where: Turin, Italy
Timetables: 9: 00 - 19: 00pm
How to: lessons, progettazone, realization
Organization: Izmo with the support of Compagnia di San Paolo, Cecchi Point e Industrial Union of Turin
Cost: 40 € (5 € per meeting)

Izmo born in 2006 in Turin and is involved in participatory processes, local development, architecture, design and new media.
The name comes dall'assonanza with the isthmus, a thin line of land that joins the two territories: our area of ​​research is in fact the territory, a place of relationships between individuals and spaces, and our mission is to unite the territories between them , the people with the land and with each other through urban redevelopment and installations; organization of seminars, meetings and workshops; development of collaborative Web platforms. In all cases, the activities and actions of Izmo come from reading and from listening to the places and people affected by the interventions.

For registration and info
To register for the workshop you need to send your application with CV attached to: by 16 May 2012.

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