Creando Pensamus: scientific research is future’s driving force

  • Maurizio Carta University of Palermo
Keywords: university, development, territory, responsibility, future

Abstract

Italy should go back to a University that has an institutional status, as Piero Calamandrei desired: an institution that could teach the ideas of free thought and tangible action. A University that could be an education agency, transforming resources and opportunities of its territory. Living in a knowledge and innovation society, require the re-imagining of University, its research and its link to the territory, to train scholars and professionals capable of tangible actions in the new and increasingly dynamic scenario, in which traditional methods and instruments might be obsolete.

Author Biography

Maurizio Carta, University of Palermo

PhD in Architecture, he is Full Professor of Urban Planning and President of the Polytechnic School. Expert in urban and territorial planning, strategic planning and urban regeneration, has drawn up urban, landscape and strategic plans. He is the author of more than 300 scientific publications.
E-mail: maurizio.carta@unipa.it

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Published
2018-06-30
How to Cite
Carta, M. (2018) “Creando Pensamus: scientific research is future’s driving force”, AGATHÓN | International Journal of Architecture, Art and Design, 3(online), pp. 7-14. doi: 10.19229/2464-9309/312018.
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