Themes

Socio-economics

Socio-economics

Based on the city diagnosis, we’ll be digging deeper into the ecology of manufacturers in terms of themes such as jobs and available skills, training, government support and subsidies, competition, logistics access to the market, business motivations, and so forth.  We’ll be taking an ecosystem approach to understand the urban economics, urban…

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Space

Space

The main objective for this theme is to research on spatial patterns and principles through quantitative and qualitative analysis. We’ll be exploring the definition of conditions and potentials for the establishment of different types of ‘making’ businesses through a triangulation of field work, typological and morphological analysis, GIS mapping, spatial…

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Technologies & Resources

Technologies & Resources

The objective for this theme is to research on material base and technologies defining the landscape of urban manufacturing.   The research aims to contribute to the definition of integrated tools for the analysis of the material basis of cities and understanding of the technologies that may contribute to better use…

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