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Great News at the end of the year!

Dear Friends; The Holidays and the end of the year are always a great opportunity for looking back at the year passed, and looking forward at the things to come. It is also a good moment to share a few thoughts about our activities at the Volterra-Detroit Foundation. The 2017 was really good for us. We hosted a lot of...

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Reality Capture Workshop receives American Institute of Architects 2017 Innovation Award… and is the 2017 People’s Choice recipient!

We are extremely happy and honored to be part of the Reality Capture Workshop Team, which has received the American Institute of Architects 2017 Innovation Award. “The Innovation Awards honor new practices and technologies that will further enable project delivery and enhance data-centric methodologies in the management of buildings for their entire lifecycle, from design, to construction and through operations.” (AIA Website)....

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University of Detroit Mercy Open Enrollment Program Summer 2018

Yellow_line International study program Volterra 2018 [art, history and culture] University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture & Volterra-Detroit Foundation OPEN ENROLLMENT ACADEMIC PROGRAM Program at a glance: A six week open enrollment program (May 5 2018 – June 18 2018) at the Volterra International Residential College in Volterra Italy, organized by the University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture...

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International Digital Workshop – April 21-27 2016

This year we inaugurate the summer season with an exciting new program, the International Digital Workshop run by [zero-order architecture] and [rese arch] from Pisa, with support of the Laboratorio Universitario Volterrano, the Comune di Volterra, and the Volterra-Detroit Foundation. The workshop will explore the concept of virtuality in the historical environment. For more information visit workshop webpage: lab.rese-arch.org Workshop description:...

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Give Detroit Challenge

The Volterra-Detroit Foundation has been nominated for the Give Detroit Challenge. We are in a great company of other 49 non-profit organizations which are from Detroit and about Detroit. We are part of Detroit! The company is fantastic, but the idea of the challenge is that the Foundations compete with each other – who will raise the most money from...

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Volterra Design Workshop 2015

In August 2015 a group of students and professors of architecture from USA, Poland and Italy discussed eco-friendly design over “aperitivio” on a terrace overlooking the rolling hills of Tuscany. Just below, directly beneath the medieval defensive wall, laid the ruins of the Roman Theater from 1st century BC. The site for the project was immediately behind it. The group...