LED2LEAP Intensive Programme Lucca 2020
The first LED2LEAP intensive program will be hold in Lucca (Italy) between August the 28th and September the 4th of 2020. Participants there will have the opportunity to apply through practice the methods and tools they’ve learned during the online course. Which processes can be activated to bring the local communities into the democratic development of a dismissed heritage?
How can I participate?
Applications to this workshop can be submitted together with the registration to the LED online seminar:
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While the online seminar is open to anyone who is interested, only enrolled students of the LED partner universities are eligible for receiving a travel grant for attending the Lucca workshop.
A limited number of participants will be able to attend on a self-funded basis.
Location of Lucca in the region of Tuscany
Landscape challenges in Lucca
Monastery of St. Augustin: This ex monastery can be seen as a key case study at a European scale. Religious communities hold a wide heritage of material goods and intangible memories, yet it’s projected that around 60% of monasteries in Italy will be abandoned within the next ten years due to vocational deficiency. It’s readily apparent how the dismissed heritage of religious communities will soon become an urgent topic in landscape planning. Can a monastic fence become the training ground for a democratic development? Is it possible to analyse a monastery as a common good and fulfill the combined needs of the stakeholders’ community with theses spaces? Moreover, would this process be self sustainable over the long term? This intensive program aims to develop new visions for a regeneration process through the participatory involvement of program participants and local stakeholders.
Workshop activities and topics