Ecomuseo del Paesaggio

THE RIALE OF PARABIAGO

This translation is a draft by students of Maggiolini High School from Parabiago

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The Ecomuseum, together with other authorities and other associations (Mill’s Park, Legambiente, Protezione civile, Consorzio Fiume Olona, Consorzio Est Ticino Villoresi, Contratto di Fiume Olona, Associazione Olona Viva, Scuole di Parabiago) are bringing back physically and culturally the Riale: going on talking generally about the future of Olona river and Mill’s Park.

The activities which are being conducted until now are:


1)
SEARCHING OF STORIC SOURCE (2009)

2)
PUBLICATIONS (2009)

3) 1
st WORKSHOP (2009) 

4) PARTECIPATED DESIGN

5)
MILL’S PARK LOAN (2010) 

6)
2nd WORSHOP AND RIALE’S REOPENING (2010) 

7)
GRADUATION THESIS   

8)
3rd
WORKSHOP    

9)
2nd
PUBLICATION   


1) SEARCHING OF STORIC SOURCE (2009)



Storic sources were been re- searched with  catalog document study and old cadastral maps.

a) Riale of 1780 documents (7 Mb) 

b) Rapizzi school analysis

c)
“I nostri platan” poem by lawyer Fumagalli (1924)      
       

2) PUBLICATIONS (2009)



In 2009 it has been spread the “Il Riale ritrovato” booklet and in january 2010 it has been finished the “Itinerario del Riale” audioguide.

a) e-book: “Il Riale ritrovato (PDF 2 Mb)      

b)
“Itinerario del Riale” audioguide  

3) 1st WORKSHOP (2009)



The initiative “Alla ricerca del Riale perduto” has involved about 30 participants ( they all belong to Legambiente association of Parabiago, Nerviano, Canegrate, Protezione civile di Parabiago and individual citizens) which have cleaned the area from the vegetation and garbages which was covering the old medieval canal artefact. Guided visits were also been made for families.

a) Pictures of the day


b) Video "Il Riale ritrovato"


4) PARTECIPATED DESIGN



In the scholastic years 2009/10, 2010/11 and 2011/12 it has been realized didactic activities for the examination and the participated designing  of the area’s reutilization. Children want to re-use the Riale as a damp area with a naturalistic purpose.

- Didactic activities 2009/10

a) I A Rapizzi school's report

b) I A Rapizzi school's billboard

c) II C Rapizzi school's drawings

- Didactic activities 2010/11

a) Classes III primary school via Brescia's billboard introduced in occasion of the year-end festivity

- Didactic activities 2011/12

a) Classes I B Rapizzi school's "I racconti del Riale"


5) MILL'S PARK LOAN (2010)



It has been realized hydraulic activities to put back the water into the canal.

6) 2nd WORKSHOP AND RIALE'S REOPENING (2010)



In 2010 it has been done new mould works on the banks and it has been re-opened the Riale with water introduction.

a) Pictures of the day


7) GRADUATION THESIS

In the academic year 2009/10 Giovanna Montemurro has published a graduation thesis about the Riale and its history “Giuseppe Maggiolini, la regina Elisabetta Cristina di Brunswick e le alterne vicende del Riale”.

8) 3rd WORKSHOP (2011)



In 2011 it has been done cleaning works and free guided visits for families to Riale and Olona river’s canals.

a) Pictures of the day

9) 2nd PUBLICATION (2011)

The 10th december the local historian Giacomo Agrati has presented his book “Once sei di acqua di fiume”. The publication recalls to the Riale’s history which relates whith the Parabiago’s village one.



a) Reading of Patrizia Rocco Guerini pieces



b) Musical brake



c) Giacomo Agrati's intervention (author of the book)



d) Reading of a piece by Silvia Colombo

(Video by Assesempione)


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