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The MemoriApp project - Twentieth Century City Guide

April 2024

The "Twentieth Century City Guide" is a tool to learn more about history and architecture of the 20th century. The web app was developed by ATRIUM, European Cultural Route of the architectures of the European totalitarian regimes of the 20th century, along with the Municipalities of Cervia, Cesena and Tresignana, in the framework of the "MemoriApp" project co-funded by the Emilia-Romagna Region.

Discover more in the official press release (Italian | English)

Press release on the project "Architecture as propaganda"

April 2024

Thanks to the innovative project "Archietecture as propaganda", carried out by the association Pro Torviscosa in collaboration with ATRIUM, both will participate in a CoE conference in Strasbourg.

On 4 April 2024, the educational project "Architecture as propaganda"  will be presented at the Palais de l'Europe in Strasbourg as part of the "European Innovation Days in History Education 2024". 

The event is organised by Histolab, a joint project between the European Commission and the Council of Europe that focuses on issues in history education and highlights innovative initiatives in teaching practices.

Read the press release.

View the programme of the event.

Four new projects approved

January 2024

The ATRIUM Association engages in variety of new projects:

NEXT ROUTES - Upskilling of staff through digital, creative gamifcation and innovative strategies for the enhancement of EU Cultural Routes (funded by the EU Erasmus+ Programme, Atrium is a partner) 

AR.C.H.ETHICS - Innovative urban planning methodologies for the regeneration and cultural-tourist valorization of “dissonant architectural heritage” (funded by the European Territorial Cooperation Programme Interreg URBACT IV, Municipality of Cesena, some ATRIUM members are partners) 

EURBAN DECO - Exploring EU urban landscapes for a deconstruction of colonial narratives (funded by the EU CERV – Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values Programme – European remembrance 2023)

BPF-DH - Developping an Inclusive Process for Communicating Dissonant Heritage (funded by the EU CERV – Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values Programme – European remembrance 2023)

Interview of ATRIUM's Director

December 2023

Claudia Castellucci, Director of the ATRIUM Association was interviewed by another certified cultural route, European Routes of Emperor Charles V, on the role, the values and the importance of the ATRIUM Cultural Route, while explaining the concept of dissonant heritage.

Read the interview [in English language]

Stefano Dominioni presents ATRIUM at the  ICMEMOHRI Conference

October 2023

Madrid, 4-6 October 2023: ATRIUM, one of the European cultural routes of reference when it comes to memory and democracy.

Stefano Dominioni, Director of the European Institute of Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe presents the ATRIUM cultural route at the ICMEMOHRI Conference "Cultural policies on memory for a democratic Europe. The role of memorial and Human Rights museums in promoting truth, justice, and reparations for an equitable future".

Download the conference program

Visit the confrence website


Architecture as propaganda - a school project

September 2023

"Architecture as propaganda: the exhibition of power in the totalitarian regimes of the twentieth century" is the title of a new project proposed by the Pro Torviscosa association in collaboration with ATRIUM and the ISIS Bassa Friulana schools and financed by the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region.

The objective of the project is to allow students from Lower Friuli to learn about ATRIUM's built heritage in other towns and cities. ATRIUM provides the students with its experience and materials so that they may draw inspiration for new creations such as guided visits, brochures and videos.