Critical review of studies on the representation of architecture and use of the image in science and art


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“XYdigitale" is an active and dynamic container of accredited information, selected in the belief that the deepening of knowledge is based on intelligent comparison between different disciplines. It is the right place to exchange ideas concerning the new frontiers of project design, the relationship between graphic science and the multiple fields of knowledge and the connections between visual studies and cognitive processes. Not only a publishing project, then, but a cultural initiative aimed to weave interests and skills.

  • Human Habitat. Landscapes of the Anthropocene

    Trento | dal 12-06-2021 al 28-02-2022

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    We have recently stepped into a new geological epoch: the Anthropocene, the era in which human beings, through their actions, transform the physiognomy of places in order to survive and prosper. The result of the…
  • Case Milanesi 1923-1973. Immagini di una città

    Milan | from 10-24-2018 to 01-06-2019

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    The exhibition, curated by Orsina Simona Pierini and Alessandro Isastia, former authors of the volume Case Milanesi 1923-1973 (Ulrico Hoepli Editore) and sponsored by FAI-Fondo Ambiente Italiano, is an opportunity to discover a selection of…
  • Emilia Corradi, Giulia Setti (a cura di)

    Giangiacomo D’Ardia. Progetti di architettura 1967-2017

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    Attraversano il tempo le DIACRONIE di Giangiacomo D’Ardia (Giangi per gli amici), quel tempo lungo che pervade le sue appassionate visioni d’architettura, ma anche il tempo di chi ricorda, o impara, le forme concepite in…
  • P. Belardi, A. Cirafici, A. di Luggo, E. Dotto, F. Gay, F. Maggio, F. Quici (edited by)


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    The proceedings of the seventh and final meeting of the international seminars "Ideas for Representation", which were launched in 2007, collected critical thoughts on the theme of visuality. The entire cycle of encounters was intended…
  • Alessandro Goppion

    Imagine with your hands

    The long image critical reflection that Alexander Goppion, creator of fascinating exhibition equipment in museums and in the most prestigious galleries in the world, offers us at XY is quite provoking. It is a provocation because, without preamble, he emphasizes the intrusiveness that the visual culture today shows in contemporary civilization. Moreover addressing us, committed to supporting the important role of images in the development of thought. Goppion puts us on guard against the growing domination of seeing above doing; domain, which he says is not all that efficient, sometimes it is considered lesser by the artisan, truly operative in…
  • Ripartire da Atene

    K2_AUTORELETTERA - 6 luglio 2015
    Ci ho pensato su: non è così folle come crediamo. Perfettamente gratis andiamo ad Atene. Sono convinto che tutti noi possiamo andare ad Atene, starci due o tre giorni e tornare a casa: senza alcun…
  • Third annual travelling meeting of the XYdigitale project and the XY journal

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    Trento, via Mesiano 77 - Multi-purpose room at the BUM University Library Mesiano December 3rd, 2021, Friday – 4:00 p.m. / 6:00 pm - Online also, on GARR Meet platform (starting from 3:45 p.m.)   The meeting continues the two events in Rome (2019) and Aversa (2020) and aims to be an opportunity to discuss the topics to be hosted in the XY journal as well as the areas of interest towards which to direct the XYdigitale project, starting from the proposals expressed by the Scientific Committee and the Scientific Review Committee. This edition suggests enhancing some research fields for…
  • Seminar Threads of design. Presentation of XY08 2019 ‘Textures. Themes and figures of geometric patterns’

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    Reggio Calabria, DARTE Department of Architecture, Università Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria Thursday, January 14, 2021 – 4.00 p.m. / 6.00 p.m. – On Microsoft Teams platform   The PhD School of Architecture organizes an event to present the eighth issue of the XY scientific journal and to discuss the goals and activities of the XYdigitale publishing project.     Introduction Roberto de Rubertis, Editor-in-Chief of the XY journal Giovanna A. Massari, Managing Editor of the XY journal   Speeches Lucio Altarelli, Sapienza Università di Roma Paolo Belardi, Università di Perugia Rossella Salerno, Politecnico di Milano   Chairing of the debate Francesca…
  • International Society for Geometry and Graphics

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    The International Society for Geometry and Graphics is an academic association of scholars from all over the world who deal with geometry and graphics related to architecture, engineering and design. The main areas of interest are theoretical research, from foundations to masters, geometric applications in the real world, from scientific…
  • Fondazione Lucio Saffaro

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    La Fondazione, nata per volontà dell’artista nel 1999, un anno dopo la sua scomparsa, oltre alla conservazione e catalogazione delle opere artistiche e letterarie, si prefigge la loro valorizzazione culturale, con la promozione di mostre, convegni e pubblicazioni relative ai diversi lavori di Lucio Saffaro. La Fondazione ha recentemente prodotto…