SCHOOL OF
ARCHITECTURE URBAN PLANNING CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING

Honours

In this section, there are collected all honours received by projects of students and graduates of the School of Architecture Urban Planning Construction Engineering.

2018

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THREE POLITECNICO DI MILANO STUDENTS TOP THE MILITARY MUSEUM CONTEST

THEY ARE PART OF THE ZDA TEAM THAT WON THE CONTEST FOR IDEAS FOR THE CAPO D’ORSO MILITARY ARTILLERY IN PALAU

 

The ZDA | Zupelli Design Architettura team won the first prize at the Military Museum contest for ideas, organised by YAC – Young Architects Competitions, in collaboration with the State Property Office (Agenzia del Demanio). The five members of the work team include three Politecnico di Milano students: Matteo Leverone, Silvio Lussana and Simone Marzorati attend in fact the laurea magistrale programme run in English in Architecture - Built Environment Interiors.

 

The protagonist of the contest is the military artillery of Capo d’Orso, in Palau. Carved in the granite of a monumental coast, here memory acquires a physical, almost tangible dimension, and the memory of the past cloaks us in extraordinary realism and intense currentness. Forgotten architectures, which survived their purpose, a vestige of war times.

 

Military Museum was born in order to transform this place into a museum of military, marine and navigation history, a place where the narration of the events that have involved this tiny stretch of sea can give rise to one of the most fascinating museums of the Mediterranean, transforming the war architectures into new structures with a tourist and cultural vocation, bringing a past of conflict into harmony with a currentness of leisure and escapism.

 

The winning design shapes up as a story, made up of narrative sequences that summarise and synthesise the different aspects of museum experience in a succession of spaces and design operations that work on defining an almost sacred environment, in which the collected and meditative atmosphere of the memorial combines with the more didactic and educational one of the museum environment.

 

Pursuant to the graft logic, new volumes have been created adjacent to or over the existing structures, through a non-invasive approach of reuse and re-functionalisation of the current context.

 

The encounter-clash between the rigidity of the design geometries and the rurality of the existing structures defines a narrative course that translates, right from the entrance, into a sensory experience capable of recalling emotions and perceptions, legacy of a faraway time.

 

The idea of the route as cognitive element of the site materialises in the choice of brass slab as characterising and recognisable material, in stark contrast with the wild nature and the rural aspect of the place. A continuous, perfect and regular line that delineates, in different ways, the whole site: in the structure used as restaurant, the metal sheet defines a separate volume hidden inside the enclosure from which a fully suspended walkway working on more than one level is detached; in the museum and memorial area, the continuity is established through two overhead walkways, culminating in panoramic overhangs, which run inside the environment along the ancient bastion cells, whose characteristic vaulted shape has sometimes been emphasised by the brass sheet overlay.

 

The route inside the site runs out on the overhead terracing. Here the redefinition of the external space goes through the careful placement of terraces and partition walls that create and delimit flexible and reconfigurable areas capable of adapting to the different needs of the museum, outlining the parking areas, panoramic viewpoints and exhibition spaces. The partition walls, thanks to their characteristic shape, turn into metaphor of the condition of the sentinels who waited for the enemy hiding behind a shelter, looking at the sea from small cracks, thereby completing the surprise and learning process begun at the entrance.

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Rowing. Polytechnic Success.

Letter from the federal president Giuseppe Abbagnale, concerning the results obtained with the medal received by the student PoliMi Veronica Calabrese at the world university in Shanghai.

Veronica is one of the leading athletes in our Dual Career program. Her successes are added to those achieved by Giulia Ghiretti (gold, silver, and bronze) to the European Paralympic Swimming.

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pdf Abbagnale_PoliMilano.pdf Letter from the federal president Giuseppe Abbagnale

SOLAR DECATHLON CHINA

The Polytechnic of Milan with the School of Urban Architecture Construction Engineering participates in 2018 to the "Solar Decathlon China" that takes place in the city of Dezhou, in collaboration with the Jiaotong University of Xi'an and the Western New England University of Springfield.

A building for an extended Chinese family including parents, children, and grandparents designed and built by the Professors and their student's team.

Some students enrolled in the last year of the Master's Degree in Urban Architecture Building Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano have developed the architectural project under the guidance of their professor.

The competition takes place from 3 August 2018.

TEAM

Xi’an Jiaotong University
Western New Englang University
Polytechnic of Milan – School of Urban Architecture Construction Engineering 

 

STUDENTS (School of Urban Architecture Construction Engineering)
Gianluca Bonardi
Francesca Petrò
Marica Torresani
Arianna Travaglini
Matteo Vincenti
Federico Velludo

 

PROFESSOR
Pierluigi Salvadeo

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Article on Corriere Milano (8-08-2018) - Farb Research / innovative teaching - workgroup with Andrea Di Franco

Article published on Corriere Milano - 8-08-2018 regarding the reasearch result of Andrea Di Franco and hios reasearch group, focusing on the Farb Reasearch / innovative teaching, related to the Bollate realization.

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1st Prize for the best paper at AESOP 2018 - Gothenburg, Sweden

Massimo Bricocoli, Paola Briata e Martina Bovo, dept. DaStU - PoliMi,won the first prize for best 2018 paper at the 2018 AESOP BEST CONGRESS PAPER AWARD in Gothenburg (Sweden)

  

Association of European Schools of Planning,  2018: 

"Briata P., Bricocoli M., Bovo M. (DAStU, Politecnico di Milano)

"Diversity on board: The 90/91 trolley-bus in Milan as a cosmopolitan canopy"


The paper draws on a research and teaching project carried out with an international class of students in Urban Ethnography in the MSC in Urban Planning and Policy Design at Politecnico di Milano (Italy). In particular, a main aim of the project was exploring the role played by public spaces in supporting the coexistence of a multitude of strangers in the city through the continuous negotiation of difference. Qualitative studies of everyday mobility infrastructure represent a powerful lens to investigate how riders are exposed to diverse groups of other people in a particularly “compressed” space such as the one of public transport.

Everyday practices on the 90-91 trolley-bus circle-line in Milan have been analysed. The bus is the only one offering a 24/24 hours service, and its route outlines a symbolic and material boundary between the most central and the most peripheral areas of Milan. Despite stigmatisation, the 90/91 is intensively used by a wide range of citizens: immigrants and natives, poor and not poor.

Direct participant observation was carried out, considering some research questions such as: how is this space lived by its very diverse users in the different times of the day/ night? How does everyday negotiation of difference occur? How investigating the everyday experience of mobility may be helpful for research on planning processes?

The main argument of the paper is that this bus may be considered as a ‘cosmopolitan canopy’ where ‘the display of public acceptance by all of all is especially intense’ (Anderson, 2011)."

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19 projects of the Politecnico di Milano take part in the 25th edition of the Compasso d'Oro ADI Award. The award ceremony will be held on June 20th 2018.

One of the candidate project is:

CampUS project participates in the "Social Design" thematic area: research is at the service of unemployed and elderly people, with the aim to transmit skills and give them back an active social role.

Designers: Davide Fassi, Francesca Piredda, Pierluigi Salvadeo, Elena Perondi.

Further information at http://www.dipartimentodesign.polimi.it/component/k2/adi-design-2018 

http://www.adidesignindex.com/it/design-per-il-sociale/2017/campus-incubazione-e-messa-in-scena-di-pratiche-sociali 

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The TEEN project is one of the winners of the Polisocial Award 2017

The project was conceived by a multidisciplinary team composed of Marco Verani, Nicola Parolini and Chiara Andrà of the Department of Mathematics, Elena Granata of the Department of Architecture and Urban Studies, Maurizio Zani of the Department of Physics and Tommaso Agasisti of the Department of Management Engineering.

 

Alpha is from The Gambia. He left by himself, like many of his peers, without saying anything to anyone or saying goodbye to his family. He dealt with the struggles and dangers of a dangerous journey and was then placed under the protection of a community for minors in Milan, where he has lived for three years. In a few months, Alfa will be considered an adult and will have to deal with life as a citizen, without networks and support systems, outside of the community.

 

The TEEN project, Teenagers Experience the Empowerment by Numbers, aims to teach teenagers like Alpha the skills they need to integrate into an adult setting which has different rules. Using innovative teaching methods, the goal is to teach the teenagers how to use logical and mathematical tools to manage the most common issues of daily life. Not abstract mathematical problems, but situations that connect the teenagers and their host communities with the outside world.

 

The TEEN project is one of the winners of the Polisocial Award 2017, the competition financed by five per thousand IRPEF income tax contributions donated to the Politecnico di Milano, which supports the development of scientific research with strong social impact.

 

Article published on PoliMi website 12.03.2018 

Article published on Planet B

http://www.polisocial.polimi.it/en/home-en/ 

 

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Italian Sustainable Architecture Award: awarded students of the Politecnico di Milano at the 13th edition of the "Fassa Bortolo Sustainable Italian-Architecture Award"

Italian Sustainable Architecture Award: awarded students of the Politecnico di Milano at the 13th edition of the "Fassa Bortolo Sustainable Italian-Architecture Award" competition, promoted by Fassa Bortolo S.r.l and by the University of Ferrara.

The students of the Politecnico di Milano Alexandra Prino, Elena Marchini, and Chiara Nardo received the awarded with the HONORABLE MENTION - sustainable design category for the "UP - Unconventional Project" project. Design of a cohousing and co-dividing space through the use of unconventional materials and techniques "(supervisor: Prof. Marco Imperadori).

Three Politecnico di Milano students won the first prize ex aequo in the "Progettare domotico" (designing home automation) competition

Three Politecnico di Milano students - Lorenzo Manganello, Marco Mochetti and Thomas Villa - won the first prize ex aequo in the "Progettare domotico" (designing home automation) competition, organized by Vimar company in collaboration with Università Iuav di Venezia.

Circular House is born from the desire to decline the concepts of the circular economy in architecture, to develop a prototype of a single-family home that can be inserted in different contexts and scenarios.


The focus is on the entire life cycle of the building, finding the right balance between energy to build and energy for living. The use of eco-compatible materials deriving from recycled or recyclable materials is expected. It is also expected to renounce to fossil fuel energy, so as to ensure maximum living comfort limiting environmental impact and reducing consumption and emissions.

 

More info: https://www.vimar.com/it/it/concorso-di-idee-per-studenti-progettare-domotico-premiati-i-vin-14390132.html 

 

News on Eventi PoliMi

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Skyscraper Competition 2018

eVolo Magazine is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Skyscraper Competition. The Jury selected 3 winners and 27 honorable mentions from 526 projects received. The annual award established in 2006 recognizes visionary ideas- projects that through the novel novel use of technology, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations, challenge the way we understand vertical architecture and its relationship with the natural and built environments.

 

The FIRST PLACE was awarded to Skyshelter.zip designed by Damian Granosik, Jakub Kulisa, and Piotr Pańczyk from Poland and from School of Architecture Urban Planning Construction Engineering. The project is a foldable skyscraper inspired by origami that could be easily transported and deployed in disaster zones.

 

http://www.evolo.us/category/competition/ 

Article on Milano Corriere della Sera

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1st International Elite Universities Dragon Boat Championships

Our student Pietro Olioso, who is attending the second year of MSc Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing, as part of the international exchange program, promoted by the prof. Luca M. F. Fabris shares this success with us.

 

Over the past few days, they have gathered at the 1st International Elite Universities Dragon Boat Championships, a tournament that includes several water sports (canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddle, dragon boat). Fifteen universities took part, including Harvard, Oxford, MIT, Stanford, and Tonji. Of the Pietro Olioso team, four members are students of the Politecnico di Milano in the study at Tsinghua University: Pietro, from the AUIC School, two students of the School of Engineering and a student of the School of Design.

Together with his Chinese colleagues, they won the bronze medal in the stand-up paddle and qualified eighths in the 200 meters dragon boat and ninth in the 2000 meters dragon boat. The Politecnico di Milano for Tsinghua University that believed in our students and that has been rewarded with a check-prize of 8000 RMB (about 1200 euros) and appearing proudly on one of the most important national television. However, it is not a Chinese pride but also of the Politecnico di Milano.

 

Congratulations to Pietro and all the other students of the Politecnico di Milano.

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Award "Les Grands Prix du design" al VIAGGIO DELLA PAROLA (the Holy Word trip)

The project ”Il viaggio della Parola” (the Holy Word trip) conceived by Ginette Caron and with art director and curator Marco Imperadori (Politecnico di milano) and alessio Pesenti (Nordzinc) , was born after the retrofit of the graphics of Holy See Pavillion at Expo 2015. After the Vatican’s Pavillion Demolition the words “Not by bread alone” and “Give us our bread today” in 13 different languages have been replaced  all around the world in religious or laic places where the graphics could take new life thanks to the shadows created by the sun.

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2017

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Students of Design Studio 1, LM Architecture, taught by Prof. Matteo Poli

 

Between 2013 and 2017 Design Studio 1 students, taught by Prof. Poli with colleagues both from the Politecnico or visiting professors, won several prizes and awards.

 

2016-2017 Design studio Europan  (Matteo Poli, Roy Nash, Francesca Neonato)

 

Acerbi Matteo; Akcicek Sena; Aksenfeld Valeriia; Angelico Gabriel; Badillo Erika Renee'; Barone Sara Stefania; Bocquier Baptiste; Bordoni Federico; Carosini Bianca Dèonnella; Caserini Michela; Ceppa Fabrizio; Chanwipat Sirawat; Constans Jonathan; D'alessio Margherita; D'Odorico Borsoni Giovanni; De Bellis Matteo; Feldová Lucie; Felline Rebecca; Gatti Benedetta; Georgievska Elena; Hoarau Isalyne; Huang Hongli; Iembo Marco; Kasinska Zofia Maria; Krzykawska Patrycja Katarzyna; Kunic Anja; Lichtenfeld Adi Chaya; Loureiro Tiago; Majkowska Agnieszka; Maletkovic Mira; Matharu Amrita Kaur; Moschini Monica; Muner Matteo; Murari Laura; Musiyachenko Alina; Netrvalová Johana; Niu Jing; Olioso Pietro; Olivari Carlotta; Orlando Ida; Ozdemir Eda; Paksashvili Sophia; Panta Bellido Katheryne Roxana; Paparcone Alessandra; Pasquali Margherita; Perevoznikov Gleb; Pesenti Giorgio Carlo; Poghosyan Lilit; Poinelli Lisa; Ponizy Anna Weronika; Qehaja Artina; Rodríguez González Isabel Brigida; Sankaranarayanan Shashank; Sathyamurthy Kabilan; Senatorova Kristina; Sokolova Evgeniia; Suleimanov Arsen; Sun Zhixing; Tomasevic Milena; Tosarello Giulia; Van Peborgh Delfín; Venini Francesca; Verstappen Silke; Villa Matilde; Visentini Lorenzo; Zentilomo Lara; Zivic Marija

 

2 special mentions, 1 shortlisted, 4 preselected.

 

Finlandia, Progetto Tornio Haparanda Common Ground WY878, Special Mention Croazia, Progetto Sibenik Productourism KG354, Special Mention Olanda, Progetto Amsterdam Produ(A)Ctive Papaverdriehoek NP407, Shortlisted Belgio, Progetto Tubize On Hold MX380, Preselected Spagna, Progetto La Bazana Domino Effect OH073, Preselected Norvegia, Progetto Alta Seafactor(Y) GS626, Preselected Svezia, Progetto Karlskrona Productive Stitch  NA789, Preselected

 

https://www.europan-europe.eu 

 

 

2014-2015 Ohrid Water Sports Club (Matteo Poli, Roy Nash, Roberto Mazzoni) Abdelkarim Mohamed; Al Jebawi Ghiath; Alia Arin; Altintepe Sunay; Benatti Beatrice; Bieling Leo Claudius; Böhmer Alexandra; Casini Elena; Catalano Sophie, Olivia; Chang Xinyi; Charnysh Tatsiana; Chen Xiaopeng; Chu Wanru; Chu Ngoc Huyen; Corradin Gabriele; Cucciniello Alessia; D'alessio Massimo; De Biase Paolo; Di Carlo Annalisa; Fancelli Marco; Fantini Francesca; Faraji Ali; Faraji Mohammad; Guazzolini Giacomo; Gullo Matteo; Guo Wei; Hajizadehmirkoohi Majid; Iritano Severino; Jovanovic Danica; Lacchini Biancamaria; Logarajan Suhash; Luraschi Laura; Malavolti Greta Caterina; Mangematin Pierre, Joseph; Martinovic Andrija; Mirkovic Milos; Otasevic Sanja; Paino Tommaso; Palladino Julia, Helena, Candida; Paraskevopoulos Astris; Pawlik Katarzyna; Podini Andrea Emanuele; Procaccio Marta Iole; Rapini Matteo; Relaes Damiaan; Rodic Nikola; Sae-Eng Chuthathip; Sarara Wioletta; Scaravaggi Claudia; Sirugo Nicola; Sposini Dario; Stancheva Viktoriya Svetoslavova; Stefanovic Aleksandra; Stoev Iliyan; Stoyanov Hristiyan; Su Wei; Sukhareva Irina; Tognù Luca; Triantafyllidou Eleni; Virdis Valeria; Vissani Susanna; Wan Lu; Wang Yani; Zanetti Giulia; Zangrandi Michela

 

First prize, 3 mentions e 3 finalists.

 

http://student.archmedium.com/competition/owc/ 

 

 

2012-2013 Tallinn Biennale (Matteo Poli, Riccardo Mazzoni, Alessandro Rocca) Ahumada Alfonso; Albertini Vittoria; Babicurosevic Marko; Bacuzzi Marta; Bonatti Giada; Butta Chiara Maria; Ceschini Mattia; Cotardo Caterina; Destro Aurora; Durovic Milorad; El Awar Bahaa; Fatima Niyazbekova; Fourcade Lourdes; Gaioni Giovanna; Galli Davide; Galli Silvia; Galvan Jair De Jesus; Garzoni Di Adorgnano Maria Elena; Jakic Nina; Kakiuchi Hiroyuki; Karadeniz Berke; Khademipour Arezoo; Khmyz Stepan; Levy Aviad; Lorenzoli Giorgio; Marelli Vittorio; Marongiu Stefano; Mece Edian; Meloni Valentina; Mitrotasios Panagiotis; Monti Federica; Moshfeghi Navid; Napolitani Margherita; Ornaghi Nicolò; Orsini Clarissa Benedetta; Pasino Eleonora; Prosdocimi Giovanni; Radaelli Riccardo Carlo; Ramonaite Ieva; Rezaeehagh Hossein; Roldán Virginia Esther; Roque Delphine; Rosmarini Nicolo; Rossi Vittoria; Ruzza Elena; Saduakassova Aigerim; Smirenina Valentina; Tofighi Mona; Treijar Sander; Trucato Lorenzo; Tunali Cansu; Villa Riccardo; Zatti Paola; Zhang Xu; Ziaei Naeini Khatereh; Zorzi Francesco; Zorzi Laura

 

Invitation to the Tallinn Biennale - Recycling Socialism, with projects and researches developed during the semester.

 

http://2013.tab.ee/en 

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Competition for the refurbishment of "Ex Arsenale Militare" / ex-arsenal unit - Pavia

The project of students Andrea Pellicioli and Dario Michencigh, who was designed last year by the Professor Elvio Manganaro, Micaela Bordin and Luca Monica, was awarded the first prize (€ 500) of the Contest Commissioned by the Pavia Monumental Association for the recovery of the area of the Pavia ex-Arsenal Unit and reserved for the degree thesis and didactic projects that have as their object the area of the ex-Arsenal.

 

Historically, the former Arsenal has been set up as a true citadel surrounded by walls and fences, with inside workshops, warehouses, offices and spaces dedicated to workers' services, all distributed over an area of approximately 140,000 sqm.

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MultiComfort House Student Contest Edition 2017

Students Eva Biava and Matteo Catamessa - MSc Architecture (PSPA in Progettazione tecnologica e ambientale) won the national session of the MultiComfort House Student Contest Edition 2017, promoted by Saint-Gobain Isover.

1st June 2017 in Madrid all winners of the different national sessions will show their own project to the jury that will decide to assign the international award.

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2016

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Sports + Re-Forming Milan

The award, organized by the School of Architecture Urban Planning and Construction Engineering from Universidad CEU San Pablo with the support of ingesport.

The award aims at supporting the talent of bachelor and master students of the two schools (Italian and Spanish) in the context of the project Re-Forming Milan, dedicated to the transformation of abandoned and disused places in the Milan area.

 

I edition of the SPORTS+REFORMING MILAN Award
The six projects selected by the Commission are the following: 

  • CATEGORY ARCHITECTURE

1. First Prize EX AEQUO
Code: MEFRA6
Authors:  Francesco Cappelletti, Margarita Kojouharova, Elena Rigamonti
Title: SPORT - RUB

2. First Prize EX AEQUO 
Code: PLA416
Authors:   Pietro Amato, Lucilla Perugini, Federica Savoldelli, Anna Vitali
Title:  PLUG-IN

3. Third Prize
Code: EFS001
Authors:  Elena Balestrieri, Francesca Poloni, Silvia Pizzadilli
Title: SPORT AS ENHANCEMENT (...)



  • CATEGORY URBAN PLANNING

1. First Prize
Code: WE3MIL
Authors:  Cristina Bernal Álvarez, Michela Bertolotti, Julia Burón Bajo, Pilar Cano-Lasso Carretero
Title: WE RECYCLE MILAN


2. Second Prize
Code: BIG891
Authors:  Gabriele Boretti, Tommaso Castoldi, Riccardo Ceccarelli, Tommaso Pieri
Title: no title

3. Third Prize
Code: ECLM24
Authors:  Margarita Pueyo Diaz, Laura Sanchez Morales, Emanuele Ricci, Cristina Romero Cano 
Title: ALTER MILANO

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Expo/NUTAU 2016 - BRAZIL

A thesis of Master TAS 2009 (Polimi 1/3, 2/3 Polimi, Polimi 3/3) won the first prize at the International EXPO / NUTAU of Sao Paulo Brazil and a dissertation of 2008 (Polimi1) special mention in the category Academy.

polimi 1/1 is the thesis that has received special mention and polimi 1/3, polimi 2/3 and 3/3 are the tablets of the Master TAS 2009 research that won first prize in the category Academy.

(Prof. Cesare Blasi and Prof. Gabriella Padovano)


 list and results of participants

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9 AUIC Graduates - Double Degree XAUAT - China

Within the Double Degree program in Architecture with Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology (XAUAT), where the first 9 Polimi-AUIC students graduated in the a. y. 2015-16 and 2016-2017, in the winter session 2016-17, also the first Chinese students of XAUAT graduated at the Polytechnic with three theses in architectural and urban design.

The professor. Liu Kecheng, former Dean of the XAUAT School of Architecture and Visiting Professor at AUIC, participated in the committee's work.

Info: prof. Laura Pezzetti laura.pezzetti@polimi.it  

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