At GOOD Ideas for Cities' special program for Spontaneous Interventions at the U.S. Pavilion of the 13th International Venice Architecture Biennale, Spedstudio presents their ideas for improving connections between diverse communities of Venice.
Challenge: Venice has always been a melting pot of cultures, yet it is now populated by different communities that pass each other without really meeting: tourists, students, commuters and residents inhabit separate, parallel worlds that rarely merge. How can Venice's transportation routes and connections be re-thought and re-created, within and beyond the city, to encourage interaction between different groups and promote new ways of encounter?
Spedstudio's plan: 1. We need to SURRENDER what is inevitably lost; 2. We need to REBRAND the image of the city to reduce tourist pression; 3. We need to REGAIN the public space and its uses; 4. We need to ACT now and start our own individual counterattack.
Spedstudio will be presenting Ambiente Produttivo at the Gise 20 Seminar on urban planning and landscape "Places of Transition".
The event will take place on Saturday, 31st of March in Gubbio, Perugia.
SPEDstudio and Zamuva have been invited by prof. Polazzi & prof. Mannocci to show their recent projects as part of the Spot On Architecture lecture series.
The lecture will be held on the 21st of May at the UNIFI, aula 6 of Santa Teresa, Via Mattonaia 14, Firenze.
On Thursday, May 7th, SPEDstudio will present the guidelines for the Ambiente Produttivo project in the Council House of the Legnago Municipality.
The city of Legnago encharged SPEDstudio to develop a research in order to promote the implementation of the industrial area, by mitigating the impact on the environment and the landscape, and by elaborating on possibilities for the sustainable management of the area.