Europan 7 – In Girum Imus Nocte et Consumimur Igni

This project has been submitted as entry at the Europan 7 competition in June 2003 by the CICCIO Group – Walter Aprile, Dario Buzzini, Line Ulrike Christiansenn, Karmen Franinovic, Eyal Fried, Daniele Mancini, Stefano Mirti – a group of students and professors dealing with the Interaction Design Institute Ivrea. Since that time, they have been accumulating numbers of experiences and experiments around the CICCIO, the Curiously Inflated Computer Controlled Interactive Object, whose the projects shown here, represents the very first prototype.

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UNPACKED is an agile and fresh Office supporting a wide range of creative activities. Mainly is a common ground for speculations over cross-fertilizing projects involving diverse disciplines including art, architecture, urban planning, photography, design, business innovation, teaching, communication and more.

UNPACKED unveils the opportunities hidden into the folds of obvious and banal, through architectures, installations, exhibitions, performances, workshops, various experiments of communication and relational design, instant and spontaneous playgrounds, experments inbetween digital and analog.

The office based in Rome started in January 2005 thanks to the Young Entrepreneurs European funds “Sviluppo Italia” and is currently driven by Daniele Mancini and Irene Rinaldi, both architects and educators