Base will born next Spring in the former steel mill Ansaldo in Milan : a 6000 sqm hybrid center (2000 sum of Coworking) to renovate the relation between culture and economy, future and everyday, between democracy, well-being and knowledge economy, social innovation and development. The first Call to Action is open to submit projects, to share ideas and become strategic partners.
Base is the place for culture and creativity where experience and experimentation combine, where culture is the value at the core of every decision-making process, the key to understand and interpret the world and its manifold evolutions. A place for work, fun, education (coworking, laboratories restaurant, hostel, exhibiting areas), where the dialogue and interaction between different worlds become a catalyst for new discoveries and projects. It is a project by Comune di Milano and ARCI Milano, Avanzi, esterni, h+, Make a Cube³.
Base is looking for strategic partners willing to work together with a team of promoters in the construction of a unique project, unprecedented in Italy and strongly bound to the most interesting hybrid centers throughout Europe and worldwide. This venture means to create a point of reference, a solid basis for the creation of collaborations and synergies initiating from the city of Milan, with an international horizons.
For this reason Base reserves the right to co-produce top value cultural and social projects by jointly covering expenses and offering activities of monitoring and incubation. Selected groups, enterprises and associations will benefit of physical spaces, services or strategic and production support.
These are the calls to action:
Coworking activities are key in the creation of an ecosystem conducive to the development of innovative projects in the field of cultural and creative enterprises.The co-working space we provide is unique in dimension (coworking areas and labs cover 2000 square meters), pleasant atmosphere, functionality, flexibility, location and contamination, given the space’s other functions: residency, auditorium, training classes, artisan workshops, exhibition halls, products and services display areas.
The co-working space will be combined with a number of equipped lab spaces, accessible to both in-house subjects (coworkers, incubated subjects, people in residence, artists) as well as external collaborators. The laboratories will accomodate areas focused on prototyping, production, learning and interaction platforms.
Events. Artistic and cultural planning
Base Milano produces and distributes cultural content in collaboration with its in-house communities and cultural/artistic institutions in Milan and across Europe. It is looking for partners who conceive and distribute projects, initiatives and cultural events focused on publishing, performing and visual arts, design, quality craftsmanship and technology and so on.
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