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Construction of a school

ma0 won the second prize in a competition for a school in the province of Macerata, in one of the Innovative Schools competition promoted by the Italian Ministry of Education.

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In the origin of the word school – σχολή – space and time are a necessary condition for speculation and formation.
Combining space and time means constructing an open and evolutionary architectural body, able to offer free spaces for free activities.

As in the painting by Piero di Cosimo Construction of a building, the school is an intelligent entity open to multiple uses, an active field, laboratory and theater of events and activities, permanent and temporary.
It is an informal space for learning, experimentation, space design and construction.

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The public space, the matrix of the whole system of relations, moves from the horizontal plane of the field to the vertical one of the inhabited wall, a bioclimatic border that welcomes open and connective teaching environments, the nursery of the new approaches to pedagogy, the informal place for research, spirit of initiative , empowerment and interpersonal exchange.

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First floor plan.
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Elevations and sections
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The inhabited wall
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View from the gym towards the hall and the field
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Perspective section through gym, hall and field
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The field

Costruzione di una scuola
Concorso Scuole Innovative – Provincia di Macerata

date: 2016
design team: ma0 with Gabriella Raggi
bioclimatic consultant: Francesco Bedeschi
site: Macerata
result: second prize
collaboraors: Domenica Fiorini, Marc Carbonell, Carlotta Cannucciari. Paola Quarta

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Best wishes

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Parco Matusa ongoing @ Frosinone

Best wishes for a constructive 2018

 

Cross the Streets @ Domus

https://www.domusweb.it/en/news/2017/06/05/ma0_cross_the_streets.html

 

Cross the Streets

Other shots by Alberto Iacovoni…

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Cross the Streets @ Macro

A short walk in the Cross the Streets exhibition @ MACRO in Rome, with the beautiful photos  by Simon d’Exea.

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***best wishes***

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wishing  a peaceful and collaborative 2017

Floating architecture time lapse

The making and the destroying of the Floating architecture @ Festa del Gioco in Carpi, october 2017.

Floating architecture

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Floating Architecture, Carpi, Italy

Making the Cloud at the Festa del Gioco in Carpi, september 2016.

ma0’s little pink book

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Il libretto rosa di ma0 / ma0’s little pink book is out!

Published by Libria, written by Alberto Iacovoni & Domenica Fiorini, available in few bookshop, but worldwide online!

A Roman State of Landscape

This thursday in Rome.

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