Alice in the wonderlands: an Introduction to the Summer School

Prof. Patrizia Lombardi, (chair), Urban and Regional Studies and Planning, Politecnico di Torino and University of Turin

The role of university in the XXI century

Prof. Marco Cantamessa, School of Industrial Engineering and Management at Politecnico di Torino, President and CEO of the I3P technology incubator in Turin

Sustainability : examples from the University of Cambridge

Dr Minna Sunikka-Blank, Senior lecturer, Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge

The dialogue between universities and cities: the campus as a resource on the path towards sustainable communities

prof. Eugenio Morello, Dept. of Architecture and Urban studies, Politecnico di Milano

Local and international cooperation: sharing knowledge and skills

prof. Egidio Dansero, Dept. of Cultures, Politics and Societies, University of Turin



prof. Marco Trisciuoglio – Politecnico di Torino (POLITO) «A campus as a portion of city»

prof. Michela Barosio – POLITO – «The ASP 2015 summer school on the Dynamics of Creativity for a Resilient City: a case study on POLITO-POLIMI university campuses»

arch. Giulia Sonetti – POLITO – «Introduction to: workshops organisation - students’ activities - expected output at the politoward summer school»

prof. Antonio Giangregorio Chief of the Maintenance Unit, Internal Administration Service at the International Training Centre of the ILO «Best Practice: the ITC ILO Sustainability Management

prof. Gian Vincenzo Fracastoro POLITO energy manager «The Politecnico di Torino’s path toward energy use reduction»

arch. Andrea Moro president iiSBE Italia - Tools and methods for building assessment, cases from University Campuses»

prof. Stefano Corgnati Energy Department (DENERG), POLITO « Occupant Behaviour & Energy Consumption in University Buildings»

dr. Adelaide Ramassotto –  CSI Piemonte, Local Entities Business Unit Director «Energy Open Data»

ing. Gianni Carioni Living Lab Manager, POLITO «How to give value to university campus data»

prof. Isabella Lami, Inter-university Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning (DIST) , POLITO- « Analytical Decision- Making Methods for Participative Evaluation Processes»

prof. Takao OzasaFaculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University «How to Create Sustainable Campus Assessment System»

prof. Fabio Pranovi Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics Dept., University Ca' Foscari of Venice «Sustainable Campus in a historical town: the "CaFoscari University” case study»

prof. Riccardo Guidetti Dept. of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano «The food Service as a sustainability index for the University: The survey "Speak as eat"»

prof. Marcello BariccoDept. of Chemistry, University of Turin vice rector «UniTo and the local environment: an example of a socially responsible University»

prof. Alessandra BonoliFaculty of Engineering, Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna «The Italian Sustainable Campus Network»

prof. Ilda Mannino School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Venice International University –  «The Role of Universities for Bridging Different Stakeholders to Promote Sustainability»

prof. Dario Padovan Dept. of Cultures, Politics and Societies, University of Turin – «Society, Consumption Patterns and theOpportunities by University Community Building»

prof. Takeo Ozawa, Faculty of Engineering Hokkaido University - «Sustainable Campus and a Trial Method in Architectural Education: A Case Study of Hokkaido University»

dr. Micol Maggiolini, Dept. of Cultures, Politics and Societies, University of Turin – «The Green Public Procurement in public administrations»

dr. Laura Corazza, Dept. of Economy, University of Turin –  « The builiding up process of social accounting at University of Torino: main challenges and managerial implications»



PAPERS PRESENTATIONS, Session III - chair: Tiziana Buso, DENERG

-Orak Gülcan, Istanbul Technical University

-Francesca Maria Ugliotti, Politecnico di Torino

-Zeynep Özçam, Izmir Institute of Technology

-Dimitra Dantsiou, University of Cambridge

-Yeidy Sorani Montenegro Camacho, Politecnico di Torino

-Lara Orlietti, Politecnico di Torino

-Verena Barthelmes, Politecnico di Torino


PAPERS PRESENTATIONS, Session II - chair: Giulia Sonetti, DIST

-Yolanda Mendoza Cavazos, Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas

-Marat Karatayev, The University of Nottingham

-Martina Gonano, Università Ca' Foscari

-Giulia Cerrato, Politecnico di Torino

-Elena Todella, Politecnico di Torino

-Francesca Abastante, Politecnico di Torino


PAPERS PRESENTATIONS, Session I - chair: Simona DOca, DENERG

-Haniye Razavi, Istanbul Technical University

-Mariia Rastvorova, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

-Sakura Aoba, Ryo Sato, Ryo Matsuzawa, University of Hokkaido

-Cecilia Ferrando, Politecnico di Torino

•The majority of participants has a background in the field of Architecture (i.e. Design Department/ Department of Architecture)

•The second group is represented by students from the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences (i.e. Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering Institute of Technology/ Department of Applied Science and Technology)

•A couple of students are experts in the field of Management and Knowledge Transfer / Project Evaluation.

•1 student has a background in the Economic and Social Geography

Students were asked to complete a Questionnarie about the Summer School and to rate the following items:

Summer School preparation, content, organization

-Pre-course information   

-Content/lectures of the Summer School course   

-Overall organization of the Summer School

Students active participation

How did the format of the Summer School enable your proactive participation and effective involvement?

Professors and lectures

-Adequacy of the content of the key note speeches with the themes of the Summer School

-Time dedicated to the lectures

-Teachers´ approach and support to students

-Teaching methods - Clarity and comprehensiveness of the presentations

-Availability to further discuss and q/a with students

-Coordination with the other professor/ key notes speakers

-Level of English spoken by teachers


-Clarity and knowledge in answering students’ questions

-In-depth knowledge of the tackled issues/topics

-Ability to coordinate the students

-Communication skills (ability to involve students in the discussion