Archive for 2012

Lab-int/2013: news

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Aedas unveiled first images of their Robin Hood Gardens ‘Regeneration’… and they look very far from being convincing. On bdonline more images and an article explaining that:

The new homes will be used to ‘decant’ residents from the existing Robin Hood Gardens, which is due to be demolished in a future phase of the project…

Lab-int/2013 should keep an eye on this…

Obiettivo Terragni

Monday, October 29th, 2012

30/ X / 2012
Politecnico di Milano
Facoltà di Architettura e Società
aula B6.4/5

Paolo Rosselli

Attilio Terragni

Alessandro Rocca

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The Oslo Centre for Critical Architectural Studies (OCCAS)

Thursday, October 25th, 2012


Cuts in the EU budget for Research/Petition

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Priority for the research budget is crucial for achieving economic prosperity and solutions for global challenges. Read the text of the petition and voice your concerns on the EU budget to the heads of states or governments.

 Sign the petition – and invite others to join!

This petition reflects the mobilisation of research communities, including younger scientists, the members of learned societies and of concerned citizens. It complements the open letter of 42 European Nobel Laureates and 5 Fields Medallists recently published in the major European newspapers.

Disseminate the Call to everyone since is open to non-academics!

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Aliano reloaded

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

IL RESTO DI MOLTO: ri/attiva/azioni di un borgo

Documentario realizzato dall’Artivista comunicazione per documentare le installazioni effettuate nei borghi di Aliano e Alianello(MT) dal 28 Aprile al 1 Maggio 2012 nel seminario/workshop curato dall’arch. Nicola Flora e con Mobilarch-Facoltà di architetta di Ascoli Piceno-Università di Camerino; Regia di Antonello Picciano.

Årsta Church in Stockholm

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

photo © Ioana Marinescu

Årsta Church, by Johan Celsing, Stockholm

Functional Art, The: An introduction to information graphics and visualization

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

The first Massive Open Online Course about infographics and data visualization.

(UPDATE, Oct. 13th: The Knight Center has told me that, due to server limits, they have been forced to put a cap on the amount of participants. In any case, the course will be offered again in January. This situation was unexpected, and it is due to the fact that this is the first experiment the Center does with this kind of program. They are trying to avoid server blackouts. I’ll do my best to accommodate everybody who wants to sign up by offering it as many times as needed in the next months.)
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Architecture and archaeologies of the production landscapes: conference

Saturday, October 13th, 2012


International Conference
18.10 – 19.10    2012

03.10 > 19.10   2012

Il Convegno internazionale, organizzato dall’Unità di Ricerca Iuav “Architetture e archeologie dei paesaggi della produzione”, propone un evento culturale di approfondimento e discussione sulle diverse linee di ricerca e di progetto relative al recupero e alla rigenerazione di luoghi e architetture della produzione.
Correlato alla mostra, che illustra in dettaglio gli esiti di una “Call for papers and proposals of architectural design”, bandita all’inizio del 2012, il Convegno presenta accanto ai progetti e le ricerche selezionate alcuni interventi di riconosciuto rilievo per le tematiche affrontate.

Download: programma del convegno


lablog tries to post on facebook

Monday, October 8th, 2012

[La villa di Livia, Roma, 30- 20 a.C]

Today, we set up a plugin to update lablog facebook profile with all posts we edit on the blog. We hope to spread out more lablog information and archive: at least we try.

CM-int/2012 takes off

Friday, October 5th, 2012

IA-Interior Architecture course 2012-13
Prof Gennaro Postiglione together with arch Maddalena Scarzella



architecture from concept to built form


Monday 8th October 2012 – h. 9:15 aula C
Facoltà di Architettura e Società
Politecnico di Milano

Main goal is to describe the design process, the architectural solutions and the detailing choices of a built work in a chronological order. The sequence of selected iconography for each step will be arranged into specific categories (typology, materials, elements, etc.), according standard architecture manuals, and explained through captions (140 characters in order to be able to become twitter posts). An introduction presenting the work ‘facts’, a short description of 1000 words and an essay selected among what already published, will constitute the main textual sections.

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10 rules for students and teachers

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

NUS-project on air

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Thematic design studio 2013


NUS – New Urban Scapes

from design to curatorial practice


Spring Semester 2013 at POLIMI
Gennaro Postiglione, Antonio Longo, Talita Medina & Marco Lampugnani, Enrico Forestieri

NUS – project will be active in Milan, italy, in 2013, focusing on concrete urban issues.

NUS will develop material or immaterial design solutions (systemic and diffuse or site specific, crossing the different scales) dealing with everyday living needs of the people, and considering the many aspects that contribute to the habitability of the city.

We would like NUS developing projects that are the core for quick and effective Diploma work. We would like as well to find people that share this approach: enrollement open for the Spring Seemester 2013 at POLIMI.

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Mostra all’Urban center di MIlano

Monday, September 24th, 2012



Interpretazioni e progetti per i territori della cintura milanese

25 settembre – 5 ottobre 2012

Urban Center Comune di Milano, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, 11/12 Milano

Inaugurazione: Lunedi 24 settembre, h.18.00

Seminario: Borders|Confini: riflessioni e prospettive
Giovedi 4 ottobre h. 14.30 e h.17.00
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Lab-Int-2012 | Exhibition

Monday, September 10th, 2012

It has been a very long weekend for our Design Studio. An open exhibition with a lot of visitors, lot of talks, quite few drinks… We’ll probably get soon a full coverage of the event (professional photographss and videos) but for the time being here’s a little slideshow of the exhibition’s set up.

Here you can have a preview of the Year Book 2012

Lab-Int-2012 | Officina Impossibile

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Per celebrare la mostra che inaugura Sabato alla Ex Stazione di Servizio Agip ed in attesa di pubblicare il book completo dei lavori di questo semestre, presentiamo un primo progetto del laboratorio.

Si chiama Officina Impossibile ed i suoi autori sono Lorenzo Manca Liaci e Ludovica Niero.

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