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  • PARTNERS | TELLme

    Top of Page PoliMI Fondazione di PoliMI Uni de Sevilla Uncuyo UAM Esta Uni de Guadalajara Cippec Doba CNR The partnership is composed by 6 HEIs - Politecnico di Milano (Italy), Universidad de Sevilla (Spain), DOBA (Slovenia), Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (Argentina), Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana and Universidad de Guadalajara (Mexico), a University Foundation (Fondazione Politecnico di Milano - Italy), 2 NGOs (ESta, Italy and CIPPEC, Argentina), a Research Centre (CNR-IREA, Italy). Politecnico di Milano Politecnico di Milano School of Architecture Urban Planning Construction Engineering ​ Department of Architecture and Urban Studies Partner Organizations Measures and Scales of Contemporary Cities Lab Coordinator: Antonella Contin antonella.contin@polimi.it ​ MS Lab is a research unit in the department of architecture and urban studies at the Politecnico di Milano. The lab has been and sharing the idea of ‘Metropolitan Approach to Complexity’ and ‘Practice of the Metropolitan Discipline’, emphasizing the process of constructing a new urban and architectural form that shapes the metropolitan territory. The metropolitan approach to complexity is the methodology to practice on the field of action of the metropolitan dimension. The role of the MSLab within the TELLme project courses is to share knowledge on the metropolitan approach, alternative to land-use planning approach, and discuss needs, values and possibilities on projects with academics, civil servants, and local In this framework, the relevance of investing in the public realm and civic robustness is focused on how to orient mapping efforts to get strategic in structuring city growth. To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key. Fondazione Politecnico di Milano ​ Fondazione Politecnico di Milano Fondazione Politecnico di Milano The Lifelong Learning, Social Responsibility and Digital Learning and Collaboration Unit ​ The Lifelong Learning, Social Responsibility and Digital Learning and Collaboration Unit at Fondazione Politecnico di Milano (FPM) supports innovation processes in education and training and promotes continuous skill development as essential to build a knowledge-based economy enabling critical professional and organizational changes. It covers a range of activities aiming at recognizing and upgrading skills acquired through life, social, and work contexts; developing and promoting e-collaboration and e-learning with innovative processes and methodologies; stimulating and encouraging multidisciplinary approaches attentive to human and social development; and promoting responsible practices of sustainable and equitable development in local and international settings. ​ Within the TELLme project, FPM main role is to transfer its expertise into the development of the TELLme Training Programme Guideline (O6) and to collaborate in building the framework of the transversal and managerial competences acquired during the training activities (O7). FPM is contributing to the overall theoretical framework of the Metropolitan Architecture Discipline under the epistemological perspective. To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key. Universidad de Sevilla Universidad de Sevilla Master in Sustainable City and Architecture (MCAS) Coordinator: Domingo Sánchez Fuentes dsanchez@us.es MCAS provides for professionals, administration, technicians and future researchers, advanced and transdisciplinary training in Sustainability, aimed at the regeneration of the City and Architecture. Its studies are distinguished by its cultural and reflective framework, and by a pioneering technical offer, which decisively anticipates the pressures enduring sustainability as a discipline. The Seville TELLme Team interweaves three departments at Higher Technical School of Architecture, University of Seville, Spain: Urbanistics and Land Management; History, Theory and Composition in Architecture; Building Structures and Geotechnical Engineering in addition to experts belonging to the Andalusian Historical Heritage Institute, converging all of them at MCAS of the University of Seville. The role at TELLme project consists of taking care of ecological and social issues, in special on cohesion and equity for emerging new metropolitan areas. To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key. Universidad Nacional de Cuyo Universidad Nacional de Cuyo Research Unit ​ Mendoza TELLme Team is an interdisciplinary and interinstitutional group that brings together researchers from different academic units (Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Education) of the National University of Cuyo and also of the Argentine Institute of Arid Zones Research (IADIZA), executing unit of CONICET. The group investigates the transformations of the territories and their affections to rurality from the point of view of the social sciences studying landscapes, heritages and social reproduction. The Mendoza case of study introduces in the TELLme Project the particular expression of the metropolitan territories of dry lands. The irrigated areas -also called rural and urban "oasis"- and the non-irrigated ones are testimonies of the process of decisions made in the construction of the territory by control of access and use of water. The Mendoza case is highly significant to provide specific categories in the understanding and decision making within the framework of metropolitan projects in dry land contexts. To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key. Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Research Unit ​ The Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM), is a Mexican public university founded in 1974, born with the idea of innovation and social commitment, arises from establishing a new university in the metropolitan area of Mexico City. Currently made up of five decentralized academic units. In 46 years of experience, it has contributed 167,422 professionals and 14,467 professionals with postgraduate studies to society. Due to the quality of its programs, the UAM is considered among the best Higher Education Institutions in Mexico and Latin America. About the role of Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Azcapotzalco in the TELLme project: In collaboration with the Politecnico di Milano, the UAM was responsible for evaluating the quality of the activities, in each of its phases, within the TELLme project. The principal role in the University is to determine the philosophy, methodology and technique to identify and mapping the Heritage and Landscape Units in the Metropolitan Area of the Valley of Mexico, with the aim of establishing an innovative vision of Landscape Planning in the Metropolitan Areas of existing cities. To train specialists in landscape architecture with the vision of metropolitan planning of the public space. To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key. Esta Esta Economia e Sostenibilità NGO Coordinator: Massimiliano Lepratti massimiliano.lepratti@assesta.it ​ ​ To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key. Presentation of Està EStà - Economics and Sustainability - is an independent, non-profit research, training and consultancy centre that acts as a bridge between scientific knowledge, policies (public and private) and active citizenship. EStà promotes innovation in environmental, socio-economic and cultural systems to imagine and create a more sustainable and inclusive society. Role of Està in Tell me project EStà, in addition to participating in the project meetings, contributed to the realisation of the MESA related to the territory of Milan (presented in Seville), contributed to the realisation of the glossary, in particular concerning the economic terms, offered a facilitation service to the project coordination for the realisation of the Guadalajara meeting and worked in the realisation of the items of its competence and in collaboration with DOBA for Intellectual output n° 8. Universidad de Guadalajara Universidad de Guadalajara The Research and Post graduate Coordination The University of Guadalajara (UdeG) is a public institution of upper-middle and higher education that is based in the Metropolitan Area of ​​Guadalajara. Chronologically, according to its foundation, it is the second oldest university in Mexico, the seventeenth in North America and the fourteenth in Latin America. Since 1994, the University operates through a network model to organize its academic activities. The University Network is made up of 15 university centers (campuses), a Virtual University System, a Higher Secondary Education System and the General Administration of the institution. For the 2017-2018 cycle, the total enrollment of the University Network amounts to 280,297 students, of which 123,932 belong to the Higher Level and 156,365 to the Upper Middle Level. To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key. Cippec Cippec Centro de Implementación de Políticas Públicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento ​ CIPPEC is an independent nonprofit organization that works on building better public policies. We promote policies that would make Argentina more developed, more equal, with the same opportunities for all and solid and efficient public institutions. We want a fair, democratic and inclusive society, where everyone has the possibility to grow. CIPPEC is participating in the TELLme project with the intention of creating a community of urban practitioners working on metropolitan issues. The goal is to strengthen social capital, generate new knowledge and a baseline for a discipline growing in importance. As part of the project CIPPEC is leading the development of the inaugural book, that aims to reduce the gap between theory and practice around metropolitan concerns. To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key. DOBA Doba To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key. About DOBA EStà - Economics and Sustainability - is an independent, non-profit research, training and consultancy centre that acts as a bridge between DOBA Faculty of Applied Business and Social Studies is a private business school located in Maribor, Slovenia. Founded in 2003, DOBA Faculty offers undergraduate and graduate programmes in economics, business management, marketing, and lifelong education management. While educational programmes and certifications are constantly expanding, DOBA offers four Bachelor's programmes and four Master's programmes, including the Smart City Management programme and a doctoral school on innovation and sustainable business in the digital society. A 15-year tradition in online learning makes DOBA one of the leading online business schools in Europe. Role in the TELLme project In the context of its unique position in applied business and management studies, DOBA led the O7 intellectual output of the TELLme project, which provided an innovative transversal competences and management skills framework. The framework identified key competences and skills needed to effectively manage large and complex metropolitan centres and regions. The framework is the basis for the TELLme Training Lab programme, which provides a multidisciplinary perspective on contemporary metropolitan sustainability challenges to a wide range of stakeholders. DOBA provided further insight into possible solutions for sustainable economic development as well as the use of open data for effective metropolitan management. Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key. About CNR-IREA The mission of the Institute for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment is the development, in the fields of and , in situ, of methodologies and technologies for acquisition, processing, fusion and interpretation, of images and data obtained by electromagnetic sensors and the dissemination of information extracted, aimed at monitoring environment and territory . Also, methodologies and technologies are developed for the construction of and . optical microwave remote sensing diagnostics infrastructures for geospatial data biomedical applications of electromagnetic fields ​ In the TELLme Project CNR-IREA played the role of technology partner bringing its scientific knowledge in the field of information sciences. CNR-IREA, as coordinator of the Intellectual Output 4 - TELLmeHub (O4), was able to develop, interfacing with the other partners, several tools to provide a digital platform for the Metropolitan Discipline. TELLmeHub is a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) aimed at supporting the TELLme Training Labs and presenting the geospatial outcomes of the project in form of interactive maps, it exposes search functionalities to let the retrieval of information on the basis of concepts defined (O2) in the Metropolitan Glossary (MGIP).

  • TELLme | Metropolitan architecture | Research

    T raining for E ducation L earning and L eadership towards a new me tropolitan Discipline Elements of innovation, expected impact and transferability potential The TELLme (Training for Education, Learning and Leadership towards a new MEtropolitan discipline) Project addresses the urban and architectural disciplines at HE level, on the assumption that cities in the 21st century are the crucial field of complex issues derived by the extreme urbanization and the HEIs have a social responsibility in providing solutions. According to the UN projection, The world’s urban population will double in one generation and by 2050, most major cities will become large metropolitan areas. The TELLme Project is a response to this growing demand for metropolitan competence, by helping to shape the discipline, develop tools, and training new with multidisciplinary perspectives. ​ # practice of the metrpolitan discipline # metropolitan complexity # metropolitan architecture

  • EVENTS | TELLme

    Events Arbatax-Tortolì: Evolutionary City ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN STUDIO WORKSHOP Date to be determined Arbatax - Tortolì | Sardinia, Italy The Workshop is organized in collaboration with the Municipality of Tortolì-Arbatax and with the company LEVANTE s.r.l.s. concessionaire of the area. The main urban challenge tackled by the project is the fight again the abandonment through valorization of the area called Parco Batteria of 40.551 sq.m., through an integrated naturalistic-cultural itinerary. The incredibly beautiful panorama sweeps like an amphitheater from the Gennargentu mountains to the Tortolì plain and the Gulf of Arbatax. The municipality and the concessionaire of the area aims at “the enhancement of an integrated naturalistic-cultural itinerary through the development of recreational and cultural compatible activities with reference to natural areas, as long as they do not conflict with the needs of naturalistic protection and in full respect of ecological functionality”. The proposed project aims to enter into the debate between cultural goods and economic-social good. Send Dear students, It is with regret that I communicate the extension of the workshop of Arbatax Tortolì, organized for 12th-22th of October - on a date to be scheduled - due to the National Covid 19 Emergency. Nevertheless, I would like to invite you to the seminar organized for October 19th at 14.30 pm with international experts on the Territorial Ecotourism management and Ecosystem Services topics joining at . https://politecnicomilano.webex.com/meet/antonella.contin Please leave this field empty. Please fill in the registration-form only in case of a real willingness to participate.

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