Preliminary draft temporary set-up for Expo 2015 of private farmland in Nova Milanese. Cultural Association Upre Rome, project submitted to the European Commission in 2014
The theme of an exhibition venue for the Roma and Sinti cultures of the world, to be placed on private land connected to the Expo 2015 via a 'waterway', She has resulted in an open system towards the surrounding farmland, removable at the end of exposure. Through the adaptation and reuse of discarded containers and marquees, equipped by local communities with the support of a technical study, The exhibition starts from the canal Villoresi; two wooden and glass greenhouses – with ticket function, reception e info point – filtered water via the arrival of visitors to the area. From the "Molo Villoresi" it opens a first ring of exhibition space: cluster container assigned to individual members of the community. A second ring of exhibition space and services faces and delimits the central marquee, devoted to the preparation and tasting of the Roma and Sinti food cultures of the world.
On the west side of the project area, made available for use by a private contractor, an arched marquee is the backdrop for video projections, concerts and happenings. A l'boundary area, near a public parking lot, a second container equipped marquee will host the "Upre roma", Also to be reused after the event, dedicated to conferences, conventions and shows; on the borders, It is planned the planting of tree species in the world brought by each participant communities. To the east of the pier Villoresi is available either with a series of gardens – the variable size of 80 m useful for the needs of a single person in one year, or 400 m for a whole family – aimed at visitors and school. Among the vegetable gardens and stables, is scheduled receptive area consists of wagon lits / container, with the staging of about 50 temporary rooms. The project materials are all environmentally friendly and reuse.
The theme of the system of settlement of the first nomadic communities, of their relationship with nature, with the earth and the sky, She has led to an open and circular plant, in contrast with a plant “founding” a cardo e decumano. Project presented by Dijana Pavlovic, Representative of the Roma and Sinti Italian, the European Commission in 2014.