M.AD. - Teenagers mapping for Urban Regeneration

Published on Sep 30, 2020 by Guido Boella

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The main objective of the project promoted by the Municipality of Torino was to stimulate more the involvement of the teenagers in the public local life, through urban regeneration interventions; to make teenagers able to explain the city in a critical way, building representations of urban spaces from their point of view.

The project was developed in three phases: territorial analysis, participatory co-design, fulfilment of the project in practice.

Students from high schools used FirstLife for a participatory mapping highlighting their personal point of view living the city, also bringing into the school a deliberation about technologies as a tool for participatory citizenship and web education, increasing their digital skills.

Duration: 2017-18