Parallel social and economic transformations are currently happening in both Russia and China. In several ways, these countries are experiencing an unprecedented shift from a planned economy to new models of development. We have challenged our researchers to study and compare Moscow and Beijing, finding patterns and experimenting new urban development strategies.
The 6-days workshop allows participants to develop a critical thinking and study soft-urban tools for citizens and policy makers.
The projects are developed in specific areas of both cities which share a similar historical development. We will focus on services, new functions, installations and urban games, through analogic, digital or hybrid representations.
The workshop will be led by the “Hutopolis” team (Giannantonio Bongiorno, Luis Aguirre, Eugenia Murialdo) with prof. Frans Vogelaar and Elizabeth Sikiaridi and the support of other lecturers and researchers.