26 August| 02 September

Porto Conte Ricerche, Alghero


ILS_VR17 Innovative Learning Spaces is a scientific school organized by DADU (Department of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sassari within the SPIN-APP project); Innovative Spaces for Learning (Regional Law n.7, "Promotion of scientific research and technological innovation in Sardinia"), in collaboration with the National Institute of Nuclear Physics (Frascati), with the contribution of Sardegna Ricerche under the project Scientific School 2015. After the success of its first edition, ILS VR17 presents a new interdisciplinary workshop about learning spaces according to the idea that the school buildings are not the exclusively places for learning but that the whole city can be read as an urban learning platform, a place for incentivize the knowledge process. In this context, the new technologies and the tools for the Augmented Reality contribute to the enhancement of the active and didactic role of urban environments. ILS_ VR17 will explore these concepts within the workshop where experts, students and professionals will develop new ideas and design proposals based on interdisciplinary principles. The aim is to promote a high-value scientific and educational initiative able to open a rich dialogue between the virtual environment developers and the space designers fostering the reciprocal contamination between the two sectors.




The school will be organized as an intensive workshop. The students will be involved in focus groups, debates, lectures, and studios coordinated by a renowned architect.

Languages: Italian and English

Teaching staff

Lectures; Fabio Bacchini, Renato Bocchi, Gonçalo Byrne, Paolo Calidoni, Ida Capra, Nicolò Ceccarelli, Fabrizio Frongia, Paolo Garau, Saverio Gaeta, Anne Lacaton e Jean Philippe Vassal, Giovanni Maciocco, Giovanni Mazzitelli, Gianluigi Mondaini, Mosè Ricci, Joao Nunes, Riccardo Porcu, Antonio Solinas, Silvano Tagliagambe, Joe Van Der Meulen

Ateliers;  Arnaldo Bibo Cecchini, Valter Caldana, Patrick Fransen, Luca Molinari, Massimo Ferrari, Jo Noero, con Francesca Arras, Samanta Bartocci, Lino Cabras, Carlos Jiménez-Martínez, FabrizioPusceddu, Francesca Rango, Claudia Tinazzi, Loes Thijssen, Anna Uttaro

Scientific Director Massimo Faiferri
Scientific Board Massimo Faiferri, Samanta Bartocci, Augusto Marcelli, Fabrizio Pusceddu, Francesca Rango.
Organization Francesca Arras, Lino Cabras, Rosa Manca

Web Alessio Floris, Sabrina Melis


The School will take place at Parco Scientifico e Tecnologico di Porto Conte Ricerche, From 26 August to 2 September 2017



Registration Schedule

10 June Applications - opening
04 August Early application 
10 August Late application - deadline

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