VITTORIO PIZZIGONI (Scuola Politecnica - Genoa)

Vittorio Pizzigoni (Bergamo, 1975) is an architect and researcher who teaches architectural design at the University of Genoa. He studied at the IUAV in Venice and at the Universität für Angewandte Kunst in Wien, and during his doctorate, he focused on Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s design for the IIT Campus in Chicago. In 2004, toghether with Paolo Carpi, Silvia Lupi, Giacomo Summa, Pier Paolo Tamburelli and Andrea Zanderigo he founded baukuh. Baukuh won international competitions (Amsterdam 2003, Torino 2010, Milan 2011, Hoogstraten 2013) and took part in several exhibition like the Rotterdam Biennale (2007 and 2011), and the Venice Biennale (2008 and 2012).
Pizzigoni has taught and lectured in many schools in Italy and abroad, including Architectural Faculty in Trieste, Politecnico in Milan, Columbia University in New York, the Architectural Association in London and the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa.
In 2013 he founded (along with Space Caviar and Valter Scelsi) Asinello Press, an open publishing platform based in Genoa. He is co-curator of "Supersuperstudio" retrospective exhibition on Superstudio (october 2015, PAC, Milano).