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sabato 3 giugno 

16:00 / 19:30

Partenza da: Eastriver Martesana, Via Jean Jaures, 22

Biketour Loreto-Nolo-Turro-Martesana 

Do you know what socio-cultural hybrid spaces are?

There remain some open questions, questions to which to invite experts, activists, municipal technicians, associations to continue the action research work started with workshops and seminars, public meetings and walks, to tentatively define a path of co-design of actions and suggestions for public policies. Let's open up to a local, national and international comparison to ask: what kind of socio-cultural hybrid spaces were born in your city? Where are these spaces? We will compare the Maps of Milan, Berlin, Amsterdam and other cities and national territories. We will ask ourselves: what kind of services are returned to the neighborhood for a nearby city? What kind of vision, public debate and co-design of policies for solidarity welfare (Cacciari, 2018) has been initiated with the Public Administration and local Authorities? How is the socio-cultural impact measured in your city? What kind of impact indicators?

Hybrid socio-cultural spaces are also part of open cities (Sennet, 2019). It is necessary to build more incomplete cities, with spaces that are not overdetermined in their functions, but "ambiguous", flexible, porous. As a city becomes more open it will be able to accommodate adaptations, encourage dissonant uses of public space. The task of the radical planner, but also of the public administrator and socio-cultural entrepreneurs is therefore to promote dissonance. Hybrid spaces can give home to the unexpected, the unscheduled, the mixed-use of different populations. Knowing how to recognize and activate new hybrid spaces will also make it possible to adopt new Open planning tools (Burkhardt, 1968; Inti, 2019), a "toolbox" to promote adaptable, flexible and inclusive spaces that are part of the transformation processes of parts of cities and territories..

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Edited by: 



in collaboration with: 

BASE Milano

Casa degli artisti 

mare culturale urbano

Spirit de Milan 

Terzo paesaggio


and the informal network Hybrid socio-cultural spaceMilan*


With the contribution of :

Fondazione Cariplo

With the support of:

Consulate of the Netherlands in Milan
General Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany 

Patronage of:

Municipality of Milan 
OAPPC_ Order of Architects, Planners, Landscape Architects and Conservators of the Province of Milan

Scientific partners: 

DAStU Politecnico di Milano 

In collaboration with European projects: 

COST Action CA18214

CORAL_Exploring the impacts of collaborative workspaces in rural and peripheral areas in the EU


Cultural partners: 

Bureau Broedplaatsen Geemente Amsterdam (NL)


ExSA Bergamo 

FHS_ Fondazione Housing Sociale

Fondazione Ordine degli Architetti, Pianificatori, Paesaggisti e Conservatori della Provincia di Milano

Fondazione Fitzcarraldo 

Urbane Praxis(D)

Line Culture 

Lo Stato dei Luoghi 

raumlaborberlin (D)

Rete Case del quartiere, Torino

ZUsammenKUNFT Berlin eG (D) 


Media Partners:

PPAN comunicazione e networking



Tecnical partners:


Radio 20158


*The informal network SOCIOCULTURAL HYBRID SPACES Milan was started in 2021 by: BASE Milano, Canottieri San Cristoforo mare culturale urbano Food hub, Casa degli artisti, Cascina Cuccagna, Cascina Martesana, Cascina Merlata-mare culturale urbano Food hub, Cascinet, ciclof cina Pontegiallo, circolo Arci Bellezza, circolo Arci Biko, East River, Giardino Comunitario Lea Garofalo, il Cinemino, il Cortile delle Associazioni Niguarda, Lab barona- Repair cafè, la Scighera, mare culturale urbano, Nuovo Armenia, Olinda, Redo Santa Giulia-mare culturale urbano Food hub, Rob de Matt, SoulFood Forestfarms, Stecca3, Spirit de Milan, Terzo Paesaggio, ZONA K. 

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