S.O.S. – School of Sustainability is opening in Bologna, an initiative of Mario Cucinella focused on training new professionals in the field of sustainability, capable of meeting the challenges of the future and leading the processes of transformation.
S.O.S is a school open to creative young people and researchers, professionals and companies in our sector to develop innovative projects with a positive impact on society, the economy and the environment through research and experimentation.
S.O.S is a creative laboratory born of a close collaboration with the architectural studio Mario Cucinella Architects (MCA)and the non-profit organization Building Green Futures (BGF), where the training is inspired by the real projects and lives in the studio. The sharing of tools, a prototyping laboratory and the daily interaction with the business world offers a unique educational experience strongly oriented to the professional world.
S.O.S. 2015 courses, will focus will focus on four key issues related to sustainable architecture and product design. The four courses are:
– Architecture as a Social Business, to regenerate the urban environment
– Post Carbon Architecture, to design the next generation of buildings
– Right for a (Quality) Shelter, to sustain human development and build resilience
– Blue Design, innovation and advanced sustainability for industrial design
Courses kick-off will coincide with the PLEA 2015 conference which will be held in Bologna on 9 – 11 September 2015 in Bologna.