Contributor: Antonio Citterio
Antonio Citterio, Co-Founder, Antonio Citterio and Partners
Antonio Citterio graduated in architecture from Milan Polytechnic and opened his studio in 1972, mainly focusing on industrial design. In 1999 Antonio Citterio and Partners was founded by Citterio and Patricia Viel, as a multidisciplinary studio for architectural design, industrial design and graphics.
Recent architectural projects include: the headquarters of the CR&S Centre, completed with showroom and offices for B&B Italia in Novedrate; a corporate image project for De Beers (London, Tokyo, New York, Los Angeles); Bulgari Hotel in Milan, the first of a chain of luxury hotels known as Bulgari Hotels and Resorts; the restructuring of the historical Town Hall of Clusone, facing Piazza dell'Orologio; the project for the headquarters of the drug company GlaxoSmithKline in Verona; a project for a law firm in Sondrio, Italy; and two projects for private houses, one in Basel, Switzerland, the other in Sardinia, Italy.
'A sense of place' was one of the overriding themes in a round table discussion on the second day of LEAF 2007. What does it take to build an architectural practice fit for the 21st...