The kick-off meeting of RETRACE was hosted by the lead partner, Politecnico di Torino, in the prestigious location of Castello del Valentino, where the Department of Architecture and Design is located.

The meeting lasted four days, one of which was devoted entirely to the first Field Visit. Besides networking activities, the meeting had the purpose to share with all partners the different aspects of the management of the project, provide a training on Systemic Design and Circular Economy as the core topics of the project and set together the work plan for the first semester.