Europe and sport

The subject of sport has only become a Community competence in the last decade. Its policies are aimed at promoting cooperation and managing initiatives in support of physical activity and sport, and for the first time in 2014 a specific budget line has been approved under the Erasmus+ programme.

San Siro at sunset

That's just the title of this photo, taken before the start of the Muse concert on July 12. But...

Fragile Italy. Voices from the RUN

From 3 to 6 April, the VII National Urbanism Review was held in Riva del Garda, followed by the XXX INU Congress. We anticipate some considerations on one of the four topics covered, "Fragile Italy", which will be the subject of a special issue of TSPORT coming out at the end of April, dedicated to post-earthquake reconstruction.

Sensitive Landscapes

The week from 20 to 28 October is held, on the initiative of Italia Nostra, the sixth edition of the national campaign on "Sensitive Landscapes".

Bridges and large structures

It was the name of a non-compulsory course at the Faculty of Architecture, at least in the 70s. It's not part of the exams of my booklet: maybe I preferred the lecture-performing by Bruno Zevi or the pioneering landscape lectures by Vittoria Ghio Calzolari, with a young Fulco Pratesi as assistant.

BIM (boom, bam)

Without ever mentioning it, Italian law has introduced Building Information Modeling (BIM) in the design, construction and management of public works.

Tokyo 2020 for young people

Last December, the International Olympic Committee (CIO) approved the sites for the new sports introduced between the disciplines that will be played in Tokyo 2020: skateboarding, climbing, 3x3 basketball and freestyle BMX, which will be set in an urban context.