Young reseachers seminar 2009


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The Young Researchers Seminar 2009 was organised at Politecnico di Torino. The event was hosted in the XVIII century "Valentino Castle" where the faculties of Architecture of Politecnico are located.



Valentino park and the Po River


Valentino Castle

James Hillman wrote in "A Blue Fire":

[when Petrarca, the 6th of April 1327, being 22 years old, discerned in the Santa Chiara church, in Avignon, a pretty girl, his heart began to strongly beat, it stopped beating, he was breathless. His soul was overwhelmed by the beauty. Was in this instant that the Renaissance began? Or it had already begun, this "new life", in 1274, when Dante, being nine years old, saw Beatrice (she who dispenses bliss) for the first time, a girl dresses by "blood-red colour", who woke up this heart to the aesthetic life?]