New Generations – Fourth Edition
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New Generations Festival – Fourth Edition
The 4th edition of the New Generations Festival – Architects VS Rest of the World – proposes an intense programme of discussions, workshops and cultural activities, involving numerous international guests, gathered to reflect on the profession of the architect from multidisciplinary points of view. After successful events in Milan (2013), Florence (2014) and Genoa (2015), Rome will host the fourth edition of the New Generations festival with the aim of creating a community of architects and experts from different disciplines, in order to redefine the role of architecture in contemporary society. The initiative is part of the Cultural Agenda of the Association New Generations and is kindly supported by Comune di Roma Capitale and Estate Romana, OAR – Ordine Architetti Roma, Consiglio Nazionale Architetti Pianificatori Paesaggisti e Conservatori, Olandiamo – Ambasciata e Consolato Generale dei Paesi Bassi in Italia. The event will take place next September 24-26 at Casa Dell’Architettura – Acquario Romano in Rome.
THEMES OF THE FESTIVAL
The relation between the new generations of architects and other disciplines is a broad field of discussion that will be addressed via three umbrella topics: (a) Urban Vocabulary & Public Space, (b) New Economies & Values, and (c) Digital Infrastructure & New Media. These 3 topics will be at the center of the debate during the Festival, inviting young architects, city makers, sociologists, economists, public & private institutions, startups, communication and digital media experts, web developers, programmers and many others professionals to discuss and exchange ideas. The discussion will see the participation of representatives from the wide network of the New Generations Platform, which counts more than 80 young practices and more than 500 international experts.
URBAN VOCABULARY & PUBLIC SPACE: cities are changing at a fast pace, is the profession and the way we face urban problems keeping up with this rapid developments? New Urban Vocabulary looks at the way architects are more and more becoming mediators in complex urban processes, proposing new ways of thinking not just in terms of urban planning methods, but ways of working with communities, re-activating and re-claiming public space.
NEW ECONOMIES & VALUES: how did the economic crisis of 2008 affect the profession? What do we mean when we talk about successful, sustainable and collaborative economic models in relation to the design field? Collaborative Economies proposes an investigation of the economic models behind successful, emerging and innovative architectural practices. The aim is to analyse the contemporary workscapes with a specific attention to economic sustainability, unveiling challenges and opportunities of the contemporary workfield.
DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURES & NEW MEDIA: New Technologies and Digital Media are changing the way we work in an unprecedented way, but what is the impact of those changes on the architectural profession? Which new figures and experts need to be involved in this highly complex process? Digital infrastructures looks at how seamlessly integrated technological systems run in the background of our cities but have the power to fundamentally change both the approach to architecture and the way we experience spaces, creating a base for innovation.
Trasparenza erogazioni pubbliche
La L. 124/2017 (cd “Legge sulla concorrenza”) ha disposto alcune misure in materia di trasparenza delle erogazioni di sovvenzioni pubbliche a decorrere dal 2018. In particolare, è stato previsto che:
– le associazioni, onlus e fondazioni che intrattengono rapporti economici con pubbliche amministrazioni o altri soggetti pubblici
sono tenute a pubblicare, nei propri siti, le informazioni circa le sovvezioni ricevute superiori a €10.000.
In tal senso, l’Associazione Culturale New Generations pubblica all’interno di questo portale – di aver ricevuto un contributo economico di €33.000 – concesso da Roma Capitale – nell’ambito del bando “Estate Romana – annualità 2017” – attraverso il quale è stato realizzato il progetto “Festival New Generations – Architects VS Rest of the World” – presso la Casa dell’Architettura – Acquario Romano – in data 18-26 Settembre 2017.
Tale contributo, è stato versato in due rate:
- 15.360€, in data 07/02/2018
- 15.358€, in data 11/12/2017
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