Assistant Professor in Architectural and Urban Composition
DICAR – Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile e Architettura
University of Pavia
INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL
Imagining the Ideal City
Architectural and Urban hypothesis
on the ancient ideal cities
Pavia 22 - 27 september 2014
Universitŕ degli Studi di Pavia
Politecnico di Milano
Université de Strasbourg
Unibersité de Haute-Alsace
The summer school “Imagining the Ideal City – Architectural and urban hypothesis on the ancient ideal cities” is an international design workshop on the ideal city of Aristotle thought (Politics).
The focus is to study and to design utopic “Poleis” starting from the shape of the ancient greek cities. Student will be guide from professors and researchers of different disciplines as Architecture, Hystory and Archaeology.
Starting from the Aristotele’s thought students will design hypothesis of ideal cities of the ancient time studying the archeological sites of 4 cities (Metaponto, Agrigento, Mileto and Olinto) and introducing changes.
The projects of ideal city will be represented by hand and computer drawings and 3d models (using a 3d printer at disposition of students).
At the international Summer School will participate 4 internationale delegation of students and professors from University of Pavia (Italy), Politecnico of Milano (Italy), Politechnika Opolska (Poland), Université de Strasbourg (France).
Every delegation is composed by 4 students.
University of Pavia will cover the expenses for travel and accomodation for the all period of the activities of workshop to 8 students coming from abroad and to 1 professor for every delegation.
The activities of the Summer School will be held at University of Pavia and in the civic building “Broletto” in the city center.
Results of Summer School will be published and will be presented as Exhibition in spring 2015.
Carlo Berizzi – Architectural and Urban Design (University of Pavia)
Cesare Zizza – Ancient Greek History (University of Pavia)
Chiara Carsana – Ancient History (University of Pavia)
Didier Laroche – Architecture (Université de Strasbourg)
Stefano Maggi – Archeology (University of Pavia)
Jean Ives Marc –Archeology (Université de Strasbourg)
Piotr Obracaj – Architecture (Politecnika Opolska)
Alessandro Rocca - Architectural and Urban Design (Politecnico of Milan)
Maria Teresa Schettino – Roman History (Université de Strasbourg - Université
de Haute-Alsace - UMR ARCHIMČDE)