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Re-Use is a diy diary that allow you to save 50% of the office A4 paper you discard. Download the PDF file and print it on the unused side of your boring papers. The 2010 Re-Use PDF file is available here. Print it- fold it – punch it – bind it. The graphics are designed [...]

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Antonio Scrponi, Wired Unplugged, DVD sleeve

They say printed magazine are dead. Wired Unplugged is a proposal to give them a second chance. This project was published on the second issue of Wired UK and the second issue of Wired Italia. If you feel frustrated about the instructions you can watch the how to videos here and here.

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They say printed magazines are dead. Wired Unplugged is an “how to” proposal I have made to give them a second chance. The idea is that they can be designed to be transformed into something else. In the second issue of WIRED UK there are five different example of simple things you could do with [...]

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The story I have wrote for the first issue of Beyond magazine is now published on the online edition of the Italian magazine Abitare. You can read the full story here. Hope you enjoy it.

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Urban Narrative @ squid project

Last November I was invited to discuss about “urban narrative” in Göteborg, Sweden, an event organized by Squid. I have then wrote some notes in form of manifesto in order to clear what I had to say about it in relation to my practice. My “manifesto” was basically conceived as a platform to start a [...]

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I have contributed to the first issue of “Beyond” with a short urban science fiction story called “the last market”. Series ‘Beyond no.1 – Scenarios and Speculations’ is the first volume of a book series dedicated to new, experimental forms of architectural and urban writing, a bookazine in which, amidst other goodies, an extended network [...]

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Memorial to the victims of modernity. [collaboration with Andrea Zausa] 157 is a project for a permanent urban installation conceived as memorial to the victims of modernity. 157 is the number of the workers who died of cancer due to the long exposure of PVC and CVM in the petrochemical factory in Marghera, Venice. 157 [...]

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Produced by Arbos, Italy www.re-use.it RE-USE allows to re-use the back of discarded photocopies or of any computer-printed document. Follow the Re-use instructions, download Re-use files and print out your diary, the notebook and address book on the blank side of any standard-sized printed paper. You can then bind your Re-use simply with the help of [...]

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PhD presentation and defense. IUAV, Palazzo Badoer, Venezia, Italy @ 15.30.

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157 has been nominated as finalist for “Italian Oxigen”, a new design prize lauched by Abitare to promote innovative design in Italy. If you are a keen supporter of the project, please vote for it in this popular jury competition: http://abitare.it/speciale-45-1/antonio-scarponi/ or see Abitare special issue Dec-Gen 2008 (pp. 85-87).

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Abitare promoted and covered Torino Geodesign: 48 communities 48 projects. RIKEA was one of them and so we’ve got two pages in Abitare n. 483 (pp.56-57).

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Catalogue of the Exhibition Geodesign, care of Stefano Boeri, Lucia Tozzi and Stefano Mirti. RIKEA is a project realized in collaboration with IKEA and the Balon free market merchant’s community.

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Article published on “Anarchitecture” n.18, September 2007; p. 112.

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Corpi Arredativi, the Catalogue from Alessandro Guerriero’s students work is out (A. Guerriero, M. Bobbioni, D. Crippa, B. Di Prete, Corpi Arredativi, Libreria Clup, 2005; pp. 32-33). Davide and Barbara wrote a nice “about” for me as I was a workshop guest in the course they have collaborated, thank you!

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During PhD workshops the risk of dying young are very high. In order to prevent this risk, my friends (Claudio Colla, Matteo Ghidoni, Andrea Petrecca, Martino Tattara, Fabio Vanin) and I decided to apply for a competition that was addressing the issue of “living toghether” as a way to esplore the academical topic and remain [...]

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I have made a workshop in an Estonian Kolkhoz. I was invited to talk about it in Venice. This happened to be in a book: “Citying. Pratiche Creative del fare città“, edited by Riccardo Caldura, Venezia Supernova, Venezia, pp. 62-66. In this workshop I have tried to involve the inhabitants. In order to do so [...]

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Human World was published on Andrea Branzi‘s Book “Modernità Debole e Diffusa. Il Mondo del Progetto all’Inizio del XXI Secolo“, Skirà, Milano, Italy 2006; pp. 32-33.

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The Dreaming Wall and Human World was recently published in AD Architectural Design N.6 Nov/Dec 2005 special issue ” Sensing the 21st-Century City: Close-Up and Remote” guest-edited by Grahame Shane and Brian McGrath, pp. 48-49.

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Re-Use was published in ADI design Index 2005, Editrice Compositori, Bologna, 2005, pp. 286-287. This publication makes Re-Use as a one of the many potential candidates for the prestigious Italian Design Prize Compasso d’Oro.

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Article on Arsis N. 3/05 by Kary Alatalo, during HIAP artist in residence program August 2005. pp. 36-35.

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A long interview with Andrea Branzi was published in AMC N. 150, March 2005, pp. 88-94. The interview was realised in November 2004 as part of my PHD research. Full text in Italian lately published in Abitare‘s blog thanks to Stafano Mirti.

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Phd in Urban Design @ IUAV workshop results. With Paolo Bozzuto, Lorenzo Fabian, Susanna Loddo, Guido Musante, Diego Tiozzo, in P. Viganò, “New Territories. Situations, Projects, Scenarios for the European City and Territory“, Officina Edizioni, Roma, 2004, pp. 82-95.

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Catalogue of the exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Arts Villa Croce, Genoa, Italy, 2003. Care of Marco Scotini. Silvana Editoriale, Genoa, Italy, 2003; pp. 134-135.

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00_ Design should not be based on formal principles – but always on an idea of society. 01_ Designed forms represent possible social orders and a lot of their contradictions. 02_ Design is everything. Anything could be designed. Everyone is a designer. 03_ Design allows social innovations. Often it is not made by designers. 04_ [...]

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