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[re]vive – Milan Architecture Competition
2013 Design Contest in Italy – Navigli Tortona District Building
9 Apr 2013
[re]vive international design competition
Italian Design Contest
@Alzaia Naviglio Pavese 16
Zona Tortona | FuoriSalone Milano 2013
11 – 14 Aprile 2013 | dalle 12:00 alle 21:00
[re]vive Architecture Competition, Milan, Italy[re]vive Milan:
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Come to discover the Makers, Startups and Designers, winners of a space @Ex Fornace. [re]vive is a 4 days happening transforming an unused building into a productive space of culture and making.
Be part of the debate and attend the conferences that will face with key topics on the evolution of the design culture and practice.
Powered by [im]possible living[im]possible living is a web platform specialized on unused building mapping all over the world and their reactivation through collaborative actions with citizens. Thanks to the energies of those who are looking for new paths to design and living, during the Fuorisalone 2013 [im]possible living will reactivate the unused spaces of the Ex Fornace sul Naviglio – formally a library but never used.
Through this web platform, on the 14th of March [im]possible living launched [re]vive call for ideas asking Makers, Startups and Designers to be part of the Ex Fornace reactivation. More than 40 projects have been selected by [im]possible living. From the 11th to the 14th of April a library of design and technical innovation will be put on stage inside the Ex Fornace spaces: a physical and virtual database of the expressions of contemporary creativity in Italy and abroad.[re]vive is a source of opportunities. It is the opportunity to display for an affordable price in a space at the core of the Fuori Salone at the Milan Design Week 2013. It’s the opportunity to collectively revive an unused but splendid building. It’s the opportunity to testify uses and practices that can concretely become a part of the urban and social agenda of the city of Milan. It’s the opportunity to test a desirable form of the contemporary library: instead of just being an access to knowledge, the space will become the stage for the creative production, networking and innovation. But above all… it’s an opportunity for people.
During the four-days-event, many conferences and debates will focus on several topics related to design, culture and experimentation.
Thursday, Apr 11
4 pm, round table: “Libraries 2.0: an emerging production for an emerging knowledge”
Curated by Sabina Barcucci
7 pm, Concert
Friday, Apr 12
4 pm, round table: “Architecture’s default” Do we still need architects?
Curated by Elisa Poli, Giovanni Avosani | Cluster Theory
7 pm, Concert
Saturday, Apr 13
4 pm, round table: “ Architecture’s default” exit strategies for the future
Curated by Cluster Theory + [im]possible living
7 pm, Concert
Sunday, Apr 14
2 pm, round table: “Advancity. Computational territories within design, art and science”
Curated by Sabina Barcucci
4 pm, Concert
19 Mar 2013
[re]vive international design competition 2013
[re]vive Architecture Competition, Milan, Italy
25 Mar, 2013 Registration Deadline
‘a contemporary factory of culture’[im]possible living is launching an open call addressed to makers, creative people and startups to assign affordable exhibition spaces inside an unused civic library during Milan Design Week 2013.
Application window open from 14th to 25th March.
@ Navigli Tortona District | Milan Design Week 2013
Alzaia Naviglio Pavese
11 – 14 april 2013 | 12 am to 9 p
More than 20 makers, startups and designers will win a space to produce culture and innovation @FuoriSalone for €8 /m2.
[re]vive is a 4 days happening transforming an unused building into a productive space of culture and making.
To submit the call it is necessary to create an account on the [im]possible living web platform. Submissions must be uploaded to the website before the deadline date and must following the rules indicated on the call document.[re]vive call 4 ideas opens from March 14th to 25th and invites makers, creatives and startups to describe and display the spreading of the productive and creative phenomena that lighten up Milan like Barcelona, Berlin, NY or… Palermo! Pioneers of the DIY and of the p2p, practitioners of social innovation and sustainability, inventors, designers, developers, technological artists, sound designers, photographers, prototypers, craftsmen and theoreticians in search a public: all those are the actors that we are looking for, from April 11 to 14, to give birth to our idea of the contemporary library [re]vive! [re]vive is a source of opportunities.
It is the opportunity to display for an affordable price in a space at the core of the Fuori Salone at the Milan Design Week 2013.
It’s the opportunity to collectively revive an unused but splendid building.
It’s the opportunity to testify uses and practices that can concretely become a part of the urban and social agenda of the city of Milan.
It’s the opportunity to test a desirable form of the contemporary library: instead of just being an access to knowledge, the space will become the stage for the creative production, networking and innovation.
But above all… it’s an opportunity for people.
During the Week of the Fuori Salone del Mobile of Milano 2013 [im]possible living has been granted an unused space by the Council of Zone 6. The [im]possible Living purpose to reactivate and open it to the citizens and creative people from all over the world: The Ex Furnace, a wonderful space in Alzaia Naviglio Pavese 16, in the Navigli district in Milan. The building has been formally turned into a library but it has been unused for years and will be opening its doors to the public for the first time. Since the event is self sustaining, [im]possible living asks anyone who wants to exhibit inside of the ex furnace the symbolic fee of €8 per square meters…per day!
To submit an idea is necessary to create a profile on the [im]possible living web platform and to upload the material carefully following the instructions given in the call document that can be downloaded at the address http://goo.gl/KAJna[re]vive is a call open to everyone: from students to freelancers, from cultural organizations to young companies of any nationality. Carefully read the conditions of the participation for all the details.
Read the call4ideas blog post http://goo.gl/mcK9f
Download the call http://goo.gl/KAJna
Location: Navigli Tortona District, Milan, Italy
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