Posts tagged planning

Moscow Stories episode 2: the Moscow Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan 2020

  This is the second episode of a series of 4 of our Moscow stories. We have been in fact recently involved in four projects that we think it’s particularly worth sharing, since they introduce a new way of doing things, looking at transport planning as a fields that treats all the different modes holistically. In this episode we […]

Digital management of supply and demand: San Francisco Park

by Federico Parolotto and Francesco Maria Cerroni The dawn of digital and wireless communication over the last 15 years has spawned a number of radically different scenarios for the future, some of which let some experts to predict a decrease in personal mobility by imagining that the potential for remote interaction would reduce the need […]

A dialogue with Federico Parolotto

  Interview by Nicola Leonardi from The Plan 063 – 12/2012 In a metropolitan context, architecture, town planning and mobility can be considered as inextricably linked. What development directions are the plans for future cities and metropolitan areas taking?   You have to make a distinction between the cities of mature Western economies and those in […]

Connect ideas – Maximize impact, Federico Parolotto talk

Transsolar symposium Stuttgard, June 2012   On the occasion of its 20th anniversary Transsolar has organized a symposium in Stuttgart on June 2012 to reflect on the reality that the high comfort, low impact built environments have limited impact in creating a high comfort, low impact world. Planners, company partners and thought leaders were invited […]

Andrea Branzi Interview

  In January 2012 we had the opportunity to meet in his Milan office the father of radical design Andrea Branzi. A constant feature of Andrea Branzi’s activity is the theoretic reflection about the changes within the design culture, and about the relations between this one and the socio-technologic context. An author of many books […]

Milan and the invisible space revolution: how to change cities by reconfiguring mobility flows

by Federico Parolotto     The legacy of the mono-functional approach to the road network The common element of cities around the world (with a few rare exceptions) is the car: its ubiquity is the true unifying element of distant and disparate urban settlements . Private transport in Europe continuously grew since the 60s to […]

A case study | Piazzale Loreto in Milan, a space for new urban strategies

by Federico Parolotto     Today  Piazzale Loreto is  a major traffic junction.Tthe central space is totally inaccessible to pedestrians, it is now virtually a no man’s land . Piazzale Loreto was the site of one of the most painful events in the recent Italian history: on April the 10th 1944 it witnessed the execution […]