IRA-C, interaction research & architecture in crisis context, launched in September 2009 with the aim of creating a public and permanent support for research in the field of urban and social development strategies. Founded by Antonio Ottomanelli and Claudia Ardolino, now has 29 members engaged in the same way in the planning and management of activities. Inspired by the recent northern European model for integrated planning. Aimed at students, researchers and professionals; will be configured as modal location of close examination, multidisciplinary matrix coordinated.

In particular, will be thoroughly investigated contexts of crisis-emergency conditions - local and global - with particular attention to issues related to migration, indices of foreign presence, demographic trends and design in a state of emergency, in order to develop a dynamic, reliable picture of the social complex and the real life expectancies of the dweller.