Top architecture firms choose Cersaie
Confirming Cersaie’s key role in the world of architecture and design, ten of the most important and internationally renowned architecture firms have decided to take part in the show in a specially created space.
Archincont(r)act is the name of the location/event where manufacturers, designers, retailers and clients had the opportunity to meet the people who create the world’s trend-setting architecture.
Archincont(r)act was a unique occasion bringing together the world of architectural design with leading manufacturers, international industry professionals and the world’s top contractors.
Archea Associati ι Archilinea ι CaberlonCaroppi Italian Touch Architects ι Iosa Ghini Associati – Iga ι Lombardini22 ι Noa* ι One Works ι Pininfarina Architecture ι Studio Bizzarro E Partners ι Thdp
Founded in Florence in 1988 by Laura Andreini, Marco Casamonti, and Giovanni Polazzi, Archea Associati is an architecture firm that employs over 150 architects and has offices in Florence, Rome, and Milan. Silvia Fabi joined the founders in 2001 as coordinator of the firm’s architectural projects. Partly thanks to partnerships with companies in Tirana, Beijing, Dubai, and São Paulo, the firm has created works of architecture, design, interior design, and graphic design all over the world. Archea Associati’s research and interests range from the landscape to the city, to buildings, to design. While keeping the focus on architecture, projects range from graphic design to publishing – including managing and editing the international architecture magazine Area – to exhibitions and applied research. Over the years, the firm has been invited to important competitions in Italy and abroad and has received numerous prizes and awards.
In the pictures: NEW SPA AND WELLNESS CENTRE IN PONTE DI LEGNO - © Archea Associati
Archilinea is specialized in architecture, urban planning, retail and graphic design.
Since 1981 it follows the most important companies of the “Motor Valley” – Automobili Lamborghini and Ferrari – and the main ceramic groups in Italy in the process of implementation of their headquarters.
Led by the integrated design working method, Archilinea develops masterplan, public and private buildings, industrial compounds, showrooms and stores worldwide.
In the pictures: BUGATTI Showroom & Workshop
CABERLONCAROPPI ITALIAN TOUCH ARCHITECTS
More than 170 projects in the world and the storytelling of CaberlonCaroppi always manages to amaze. It starts from the location, to get to know the genius loci of each structure, to catch its soul and transfer it to the project. This is how architects Chiara Caberlon and Ermanno Caroppi speak about the design spirit of CaberlonCaroppi Italian Touch Architects, the associate studio founded in 2004 with the aim of developing new concepts of tailor-made hospitality dedicated to all categories of hospitality.
In the pictures: Sheraton Milan San Siro Common areas - Restaurant - Standard room
IOSA GHINI ASSOCIATI - IGA
Massimo Iosa Ghini is founder and president of a multidisciplinary architect and design company based in Bologna, Milan and Miami.
Iosa Ghini has produced work in many forms, including architecture, furniture design and interiors.
Its focus on sustainable design can be seen in most of his projects like the worldwide Ferrari Stores, the electric transport line People Mover in Bologna and hotel designs like the latest Starhotels E.CH.O.
Residential projects and a very innovative concept of a building for short term apartments have been designed for clients like Oko Group, CMC Group and Prelios Sgr.
Massimo Iosa Ghini has been appointed Ambassador of Italian Design, Member of Leonardo Committee, and in 2015 received the Marconi Award for Creativity.
In the pictures: MARCONI EXPRESS, Bologna
Lombardini22 is a leading Group in the Italian architecture and engineering scenario that focuses on young people, invests in technology, innovation and sustainability, giving space to art, culture and training. The company operates through brands dedicated to specific aspects of design: L22, for architecture and engineering; DEGW, leader in strategic consultancy on ways of working and the interaction between physical space and business performance; FUD Factory, dedicated to Communication Design; CAP DC dedicated to Data Centres; Eclettico Design for hospitality projects and Atmos, specialising in Building Physics.
In the pictures: EY headquarters , Rome - Credits: Cortili Photo
noa* is the essential expression of a collaborative work-ethos: the young team of architects & designers, led by Lukas Rungger and Stefan Rier and based in Bolzano and Berlin, explores interdisciplinary methods of design, continuously evolving depending on both nature and requirements of each project. By following the concept of emergence, where the whole is perceived as being far greater than the sum of its parts, a holistic approach and strategy is central to noa*s way of conceiving design.
In the pictures: Parc Hotel Florian
One Works is a global design and consultancy firm, offering an integrated approach to architecture, infrastructure and urban engineering across a range of different sectors, including: Retail, Aviation, Transportation, Masterplanning and Commercial Real Estate and Public and Private Buildings. We believe in creating dynamic, intuitive and sustainable places where people and communities can connect with their environment, and with each other.
In the pictures: Hotel dei Cavalieri - elegant renovation and extension in Milan
A global icon of Italian style, Pininfarina is recognized for its unparalleled ability to create timeless works based on its values of Tech and Beauty. Pininfarina is based in Italy, and has offices worldwide, with a design scope that includes transportation, industrial design, architecture/interiors, and automotive design.
Pininfarina Architecture’s most recent architecture and interior design projects span over geographical locations such as Turkey (the Istanbul New Airport Air Traffic Control Tower), The United States (the 1100 Millecento luxury condo in Miami), Brazil (Cyrela, Vitra and Yachthouse, as well as the luxury twin towers in Balneario Camboriu), and Italy (the Juventus Stadium in Turin).
It has won several International architecture awards, most recently the 2020 American Architecture Award with Yachthouse, 2020 International Architecture Award for Sixty6, and the 2019 Red Dot Award for the City of Miami Bus Shelter Designs.
In the pictures: OASIS, CASACOR Miami
STUDIO BIZZARRO & PARTNERS
Studio Bizzarro & Partners has achieved in over thirty years of activity, a specialization in design of prestigious hotels, hospitality places and wellness with elegance and attention for architecture and interior design. Architect founder, Sergio Bizzarro, realizes projects of Hotels, Resorts and SPA with the intention to create envirorments with refined and innovative design with extreme attention to the detail.
THDP was founded in 2005 by partners and couple Architect Manuela Mannino & Interior Designer Nicholas J Hickson.
Since then, the studio has gone on to design hotels, restaurants, and residences all over the World. The creative team works comfortably in the demanding discipline of hospitality design. THDP aim to be flexible and able to react to the fast-moving waters of the hospitality sector.
Their approach springs from an endless creative curiosity, however, they are not just designers, they are in effect, storytellers.
In the pictures: TERME DI SATURNIA NATURAL DESTINATION - credit: Giorgio Baroni