The Value of the Hilltown: Sewing a Small town for the Renaissance of Bussolino and Bardassano

Cinzia Gavello
2020 ArcHistoR Architettura Storia Restauro - Architecture History Restoration  
The third edition of the architecture summer school Sewing a small town. Hilltowns and culture of landscape took place in Gassino Torinese from July 17 to 29, 2017, involved thirteen young participants (architects, and students of architecture) from four Countries (Argentina, Italy, Romania and Poland) and aimed to identify effective design solutions for the enhancement of the two villages of the Municipality of Gassino Torinese, Bussolino and Bardassano. The reuse and the renovation of
more » ... buildings, the creation of new receptive structures and the integration of the urban fabric with the system of empty spaces represented some of the project themes through which the summer school participants explored different possibilities for conscious intervention through the application of contemporary and sustainable architecture and reaching the definition of project proposals as effective and innovative as in line with the local constructive tradition for the touristic enhancement of the two villages. This contribution aims to highlight the results of Sewing a small town, a summer school intended since its first edition as a real laboratory for the production of ideas and scenarios, useful for reflecting on the issues of redesigning small urban hilltowns, with the aim of stimulating a series of reflections on issues related to the progressive abandonment of historic centers. Il valore del borgo: Sewing a small town per la rinascita di Bussolino e Bardassano La terza edizione della scuola estiva internazionale di architettura Sewing a small town. Hilltowns and culture of landscape, svoltasi a Gassino Torinese dal 17 al 29 luglio 2017, ha coinvolto tredici giovani partecipanti (architetti e studenti di architettura) provenienti da quattro Paesi (Argentina, Italia, Romania e Polonia) ed ha avuto come obiettivo l'individuazione di soluzioni progettuali funzionali alla valorizzazione delle due frazioni del Comune di Gassino Torinese, ovvero Bussolino e Bardassano. La riqualificazione e il riutilizzo di alcuni edif [...]
doi:10.14633/ahr283 doaj:b98e2074884b4bac903350a89fd4c02a fatcat:6yfe57oxr5btrhtu6yb3imrb5u