JOSE ANTONIO BLASCO ABAD

Jose Antonio Blasco Abad is a licensed Architect who graduated from the School of Architecture of Navarra ETSAUN in 1987. He completed his training with the Degree in Building Construction of ETSAUN, also majoring in Business Administration and Management. Founding member of architectural firms TALLER DE IDEAS and also URBAN NETWORKS, he received several awards…

ANDREA BRANZI

Andrea Branzi, architect and designer, born in Florence in 1938, where he graduated in 1967, lives and works in Milano. From 1964 to 1974 he was a partner of Archizoom Associati, first vanguard group internationally known, whose projects are preserved at Centro Studi e Archivio della Comunicazione in Parma and at Centre Georges Pompidou in…

CLINO TRINI CASTELLI

Born in 1944, Clino Castelli is a major figure on the international design scene. With Castelli Design, his Milan-based studio, he has spent 40 years working on the renewal of plastic languages applied to the form of industrial products, pursued through the concept of “No-Form”. As opposed to traditional compositional methods, Castelli has focused on…

LUISA COLLINA

Luisa Collina is the new Dean of the School of Design at Politecnico di Milano. Degree in Architecture in 1993, Ph.D. in Technical Innovation & Architecture in 1998 at Politecnico di Milano. Full Professor of design at the School of Design of Politecnico di Milano, director of MSc Product Service System Design. Her main interests concern strategic design and design…

LUCIANO CRESPI

CO-DIRECTOR / FACULTY MILAN Luciano Crespi is an architect and full Professor of Design at the School of Design of Politecnico di Milano and President of the Interior Design Study Course. Luciano has been teaching at the Architecture Faculty of Politecnico di Milano since 2000; he is a member of the PhD Professor Board of…

JOSE MARIA EZQUIAGA

José Mª Ezquiaga es Doctor Arquitecto, Premio Extraordinario de Doctorado de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (1990), Arquitecto por la Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (1979) y Licenciado en Sociología y Ciencias Políticas por la Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1981).

BELEN HERMIDA

CO-DIRECTOR / FACULTY MADRID Belén Hermida is a registered architect and educator from Spain. Artium Baccalaureae cum laude in Studio Art and Architecture, Wellesley College (1986) and Master of Architecture, MIT (1988). She practices alone and in collaboration with other professionals, among them Rafael Moneo with whom she worked between 1989-2007. Among other projects, she was…

FULVIO IRACE

Irace, Fulvio. – Storico dell’architettura italiano. Docente di Storia dell’architettura al Politecnico di Milano, nonché esperto di storia e critica del progetto moderno e contemporaneo, ha studiato l’evolversi dell’architettura italiana tra le due guerre mondiali; si citano in proposito le mostre Gli Anni Trenta (1982), Architetture del Novecento (1988) e L’architetto del Lago (1993). È…

UGO LA PIETRA

Born in in 1938. Architect, artist, designer and researcher in the big area of the systems of communication. He studied at the Politechnic in Milan and in 1964 he got a degree in Architecture; at the same time he made researches on visual arts and music. He communicates his researches through works and exhibitions; he has been the…

CARLOS LAHOZ

COORDINATOR / FACULTY MADRID Carlos Lahoz, born in Málaga in 1976, received his degree in Architecture and Urbanism by the E.T.S.A.M. (Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid) in 2002. In 2015 he obtains a Ph. D. in Architecture from the Universidad San Pablo CEU with the thesis “Towards the Conscious Space. The Influence of…

CARLOS MARTINEZ-ARRARAS

COORDINATOR / FACULTY MADRID Carlos Martínez-Arrarás (Madrid, 1961) is an architect and urbanist by the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in 1986 and Master in Research in Art and Creation (MFA) by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 2012. Founding partner of the office Taller de Ideas in 1988 where he developed his professional work for…

MIGLIORE + SERVETTO Architects

Ico Migliore and Mara Servetto, Migliore + Servetto Architects, create projects on various scales from architecture to urban design, from exhibition to communication, where places are interpreted as active interfaces, tools of elective communication between companies / institutions and the public. They were awarded with different prizes, as the prestigious XXI ADI Compasso D’Oro for…

PIERLUIGI NICOLIN

After graduating in 1967 from the Polytechnic of Milan, Nicolin began his professional architectural design career, parallel to teaching and researching in the field of architecture. With others, he won the international competition for the new seat of the University of Calabria (1972). He is a founding member of Gregotti Associati. He is full professor…

AGNESE REBAGLIO

Researcher at the INDACO Department – Industrial Design, Arts, Communication and Fashion – of Politecnico di Milano, PhD in Interior Architecture. She is part of the faculty of the Interior Design Course at the Design School, Politecnico di Milano. She is part of the research team “DHOC – Design for Hospitable City”. Their researches aim…

BERNARDO YNZENGA

Bernardo Ynzenga is an Architect by the Superior Technical school of Architecture –ETSAM- Madrid (1963, with end of grade exercise price in Architectural Projects an in Urban Design). Post graduate studies and Advancement to PhD Candidacy in Urban and regional Planning, University of California -Berkeley (1967); Doctor Architect, ETSAM (1968). Begun teaching in 1964 at…

CINO ZUCCHI

Born in Milano in 1955, Cino Zucchi earned a B.S.A.D. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Mass.) in 1978 and a Laurea in Architettura at the Politecnico di Milano in 1979, where he is Chair Professor of Architectural and Urban Design and member of the PhD program. He served as John T. Dunlop Visiting…