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Nervi, Pier Luigi

After earning his degree in Civil Engineering in Bologna in 1913, Pier Luigi Nervi (Sondrio 1891 – Rome 1979) dedicated his entire life to the design and calculation of architectural structures.
His fascination with reinforced concrete led him to work for many years with concrete construction companies in Bologna and Florence. In 1920 he founded [...]

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OFL architecture

OFL architecture is an interdisciplinary architectural research laboratory interested in redefining potential relationships within the contemporary city and its existing urban conditions. Francesco established OFL architecture in 2008 with the intention of developing a new design methodology that integrates architecture with parallel disciplines: Art, Sculpture, Biology, Cinema.
In 2009 Vanessa Todaro join the office as associate [...]


Ontani, Luigi

A versatile Italian artist known throughout the world for his “tableaux vivants”, filmed and photographed performances in which Ontani is self-portrayed as figures from mythology, history and Italian literature. His work is distinguished by an untiring enthusiasm for experimentation that from the 1960s through to the present day has encouraged his heterogeneous use of artistic [...]


Op de Beeck, Hans

The Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck is one of the leading figures of the international art scene. He has shown at the 2006 Shanghai Biennale and the 2008 Singapore Biennale and is the subject of a recently inaugurated personal show at the Galleria Continua in Beijing. In June of this year, Op de Beeck [...]


Orta, Lucy

Lucy Orta (Birmingham, 1966) trained as a fashion designer but working as an artist since the beginning of the 90′s, has produced numerous works focusing on crucial themes of contemporary society. Following the foundation of “Lucy + Jorge Orta” in 1991, their work has been exhibited in major museums including: Hangar Biccoca (Milano), ICA (London), [...]

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OSA architettura e paesaggio

OSA architettura e paesaggio is  an architecture, urban and landscape design office in Rome, set up in 2007.
It works crosswise in landscape design, architecture and city planning, thanks to the complementary share of the various professionals who are part of it. Through design, Osa aims to integrate the various components of habitat: buildings and urban [...]


Paci, Adrian

Adrian Paci (Shkoder, 1969) lives and works in Milan. Through his works, Paci reflects on the interaction between the private and social spheres. His works are in important collections of international museums, such as MoMA (NYC), Centre Georges Pompidou (Parigi), Moderna Museet (Stoccolma) and GAMeC (Bergamo).


Palmeri, Lorenzo

The architect Lorenzo Palmeri works in the fields of design, interiors, teaching and musical composition and production. His masters include Bruno Munari and Isao Hosoe, with whom he has worked for a number of years. He has been involved in education since 1997, teaching as an external faculty member and lecturer at some of the [...]


Passarelli, Lucio

Lucio Passarelli is the son of the architect-engineer Tullio Passarelli, one of the most significant designers of the new Italian capital. Lucio continued to develop his fathers’ work together with his two brothers Vincenzo and Fausto (both of whom have since died) as from the end of the 1940s, soon after he had graduated in [...]


Penone, Giuseppe

Giuseppe Penone was born in 1947 at Garessio near Cuneo. He began exhibiting in 1968 and joined the group of artists in the Arte Povera movement. In his sculptures or installations dating from 1967 physical process is an integral part of the work with the dialectical relationship between natural actions and those undertaken by the [...]