For more than 150 years, the Politecnico di Torino has been one of the most prestigious public institutions at both the International and the Italian levels concerning education, research, technological transfer and services in all sectors of architecture and engineering.

The Politecnico di Torino is the principal investigator of the project. Two department and various research labs are actively involved: the department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering (DISEG) and the department of Architecture and Design (DAD). 


The Iuav University of Venice was established in 1926 as one of the first Architecture Schools in Italy. To this day, it still maintains its unique status. It is a design-themed university focusing on the teaching, research and practice in the design of living spaces and environments (buildings, cities, landscapes and territory) and in the design of everyday use objects, of fashion and of graphics. It has a more recent but well-established tradition in the teaching, research and practice of visual arts, theatre and performing arts, and multimedia events.


The University of Miami is a private research university with more than 17,000 students from around the world, the University of Miami is a vibrant and diverse academic community focused on teaching and learning, the discovery of new knowledge. 


The Pier Luigi Nervi Research and Knowledge Management Project was created in 2008 to contribute to the renewal in the studies and appreciation of the work and personality of Pier Luigi Nervi. Managed by one of Pier Luigi Nervi’s nephews, Marco, the association coordinated the scientific research and financial support that made it possible to realise the travelling exhibition Pier Luigi Nervi: Architecture as Challenge. The commitment of the Pier Luigi Nervi Project currently focuses on the conservation and recovery of Nervi’s works in Italy and elsewhere, in the hopes of contributing to a vaster and more informed conservation of modern architectural heritage, of which Nervi’s structures remain a prominent example.





Leonardo Srl is a highly specialised, modern functioning cultural laboratory, with every competence to act in the field of analysis and the restoration of real estate and moveable artistic property, whilst respecting and enhancing its history and identity.

According to Leonardo’s philosophy, good analysis, intervention and maintenance are fundamental and complementary to one another when carrying out restoration work which is effective and respectful of history. To achieve this, Leonardo has chosen to organize itself in such a way as to be able to manage these three phases directly, with its own staff and its own resources. The company has an integrated vision of aspects which are often separate entities, with the support of a structured organisation that invests in professionalism, research, safety checks and respect for the environment.


R3C is the first Italian research centre with specific tasks to promote adapting and resilient strategies to address natural and humanʼs related risks ensuring the good safety of territorial and cultural heritage. R3C aims at studying environmental and socio-economic vulnerabilities of territorial systems offering resilient models and solutions to support institutions and local communities to address the challenges posed by the ongoing global transition adequately.