The City of Lissone is inviting you to take part in the 2011 Street Furniture Design Competition (curated by Arch. Luca Molinari), by submitting designs for street furniture, such as seating, shelters, signs, containers, etc..Street furniture, if properly designed, helps enrich the experience of citizens and users of a given place.Free of charge, this design competition is open to young draughtsmen, architects, designers under 36, students (Faculties and Schools of Design, Architecture, Engineering), of all nationalities.
1st prize Euro 5,000;
2nd prize Euro 3,500;
3rd prize Euro 1,500;
Open until 26 September 2011. http://www.comune.lissone.mb.it/flex/cm/pages/ServeBLOB.php/L/IT/IDPagina/2611
Do we build a boat?
Last Sunday Atitolo and Raumlaborberlin presented the result of the workshop Cantiere Barca: a new space for communication, common activity and discussion created with the help of young people from Barca and Bertolla, two neighborhoods of Torino (Italy).
The project aimed at promoting youth creativity in a suburban context. The goal was to develop with the community a process of re-appropriation of a urban space.
To view the work in progress: here.