One day, one project

Massimiliano Fuksas

May 9, 2013 18:30

Stazione Leopolda di Firenze | IT

Free admission


introduced by Marco Casamonti and Sergio Risaliti

in collaboration with the architecture magazine AREA of the project Gruppo Sole 24 Ore Business Media

Native of Lithuania, Massimiliano Fuksas was born in 1944 in Rome where he graduates at “La Sapienza University”. In 1967 he sets up his own studio in Rome, followed by a second one in Paris in 1989.
He is among the main protagonists of the contemporary architectural scene since ’80s.
He has been Visiting Professor at several universities such as École Spéciale d’Architecture in Paris, Akademie der Bildenden Kunste in Vienna, Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Stuttgart and Columbia University in New York. From 1998 to 2000 he has been Director of the “VII international Architecture Exhibition in Venice”: “Less Aesthetics, More Ethics”. Since 2000 he is the author of the architectural column founded by Bruno Zevi in the weekly magazine “L’Espresso”.
2012: Medal of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Italy; 2010: “Légion d’ Honneur” of the President of France; 2000: decorated with “Commandeur de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de la République Française”; 1999: “Grand Prix National d’Architecture Française“, Parigi; 1998: award “Vitruvio International a la Trayectoria”, Buenos Aires; member of RIBA – Royal Institute of British Architects – London, AIA -American Institute of Architects – Washington, Académie d’Architecture di Parigi, and Accademico di San Luca, Italia.

Main projects:
French National Archive in Pierrefitte sur Seine-Saint Denis, Paris, France, 2013; Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, Terminal 3, Shenzhen, China, 2008 – 2013; Rhike Park, Tbilisi, Georgia, 2010 – 2013; Moscow Polytechnic Museum, Moscow, Russia, 2013; New Convention and Hotel Centre, Roma, Italy, 1998 – 2014; Tower for the New Direction Centre of the Regione Piemonte, Turin, Italy, 2001 – 2014; Chengdu Tianfu Cultural and Performance Centre, Chengdu, China, 2012 – on going; Tbilisi Public Service Hall, Tbilisi, Georgia, 2012; Licée Hôtelier Georges-Frêche, Montpellier, France, 2012; Peres Peace House, Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2009; Church San Paolo, Foligno, Italy, 2009; MyZeil shopping mall, Frankfurt, Germany, 2009; Armani Fifth Avenue, NYC, USA, 2009; Zenith Music Hall, Strasbourg, France, 2008; New Trade Fair exhibition complex, Rho-Pero, Milan, Italy, 2005; Ferrari Direction and Research Centre, Maranello, Modena, Italy, 2004.

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