Architecture

PLATAFORMA 2.0

Competition entry for Pabellón Mextropoli 2018 competition, Mexico City A temporary/permanent public space for communities affected by natural disasters  

PLATAFORMA 2.0

Competition entry for Pabellón Mextropoli 2018 competition, Mexico City A temporary/permanent public space for communities affected by natural disasters  

ESTELA DE LUZ APARTMENTS

Plan_B competition Mexico City 2016  

ESTELA DE LUZ APARTMENTS

Plan_B competition Mexico City 2016  

AMBROGIO 15”

giussaniarch Project for a restaurant in San Diego (USA)  

AMBROGIO 15”

giussaniarch Project for a restaurant in San Diego (USA)  

LIFE

Archivo Diseño y Arquitectura, Mexico City, October 2015 Contribution for the Book “Fundamental Acts” curated by Matteo Ghidoni/Salottobuono for the exhibition: “Archivo Italia”. The book is a collective reinterpretation of the series of short movies “Five Fundamental Acts” by Superstudio

LIFE

Archivo Diseño y Arquitectura, Mexico City, October 2015 Contribution for the Book “Fundamental Acts” curated by Matteo Ghidoni/Salottobuono for the exhibition: “Archivo Italia”. The book is a collective reinterpretation of the series of short movies “Five Fundamental Acts” by Superstudio

GUARDIOLA

A12 Our contribution to “Atrii” exhibition: 8 postcard asking questions inspired by small structures found in vast spaces. A reflection about space, body, culture, work, boundaries, standardization, sharing… Milan, Fabbrica del Vapore, 2015    

GUARDIOLA

A12 Our contribution to “Atrii” exhibition: 8 postcard asking questions inspired by small structures found in vast spaces. A reflection about space, body, culture, work, boundaries, standardization, sharing… Milan, Fabbrica del Vapore, 2015    

EL ECO

Competition entry for a temporary pavilion at Museo Experimental El Eco, Mexico City, 2015 Project selected for the final phase with Rodrigo Novelo and Estefany Soria

EL ECO

Competition entry for a temporary pavilion at Museo Experimental El Eco, Mexico City, 2015 Project selected for the final phase with Rodrigo Novelo and Estefany Soria

OFFICES AND DATA PROCESSING CENTER BUILDING IN MILAN

giussaniarch – Roberto Giussani / Andrea Balestrero 2009/2014 Architectural design and Artistic supervision The building, which houses offices and a data processing center, aims to complete the building curtain of a block situated at the intersection of three urban axes.

OFFICES AND DATA PROCESSING CENTER BUILDING IN MILAN

giussaniarch – Roberto Giussani / Andrea Balestrero 2009/2014 Architectural design and Artistic supervision The building, which houses offices and a data processing center, aims to complete the building curtain of a block situated at the intersection of three urban axes.

PIAZZA DE CARLO

A12 Triennale Live, Triennale di MIlano, Italy, 2014. Mexican Pavilion, Salone del Mobile, Milano 2015 A place to stay and a meeting point dedicated to the reflection on the figure of the italian architect, urbanist and theoretician Giancarlo De Carlo.

PIAZZA DE CARLO

A12 Triennale Live, Triennale di MIlano, Italy, 2014. Mexican Pavilion, Salone del Mobile, Milano 2015 A place to stay and a meeting point dedicated to the reflection on the figure of the italian architect, urbanist and theoretician Giancarlo De Carlo.

EXTENSION OF A HOUSE FOR THE WEEK-END

giussaniarch – Roberto Giussani / Andrea Balestrero 2012 – 2013 Project and work supervision The house is expanded using the space of the exhisting porch to create a new kitchen, broadening the living room. The maritime athmosphere of the place

EXTENSION OF A HOUSE FOR THE WEEK-END

giussaniarch – Roberto Giussani / Andrea Balestrero 2012 – 2013 Project and work supervision The house is expanded using the space of the exhisting porch to create a new kitchen, broadening the living room. The maritime athmosphere of the place

APTAMI

A12 Board game The conquest of the house of your dreams To inhabit is a primitive act of appropriation of a place. It is the way in which our habits and daily practices are deposited in the space, at the

APTAMI

A12 Board game The conquest of the house of your dreams To inhabit is a primitive act of appropriation of a place. It is the way in which our habits and daily practices are deposited in the space, at the

RENOVATION OF A HOUSE BY THE LAKE

giussaniarch – Roberto Giussani / Andrea Balestrero Project and work supervision 2012. The proyect consisted in the restoration of the original furniture and of the interior and exterior finishing of the ground floor and the complete renovation of the basement,

RENOVATION OF A HOUSE BY THE LAKE

giussaniarch – Roberto Giussani / Andrea Balestrero Project and work supervision 2012. The proyect consisted in the restoration of the original furniture and of the interior and exterior finishing of the ground floor and the complete renovation of the basement,

GUARDIANI

giussaniarch – Roberto Giussani / Andrea Balestrero 2011 Project and work supervision Set up of the exhibition of photographs by David Pizzigoni in the Bagatti Valsecchi museum in Milan. The project plays on the continual references and reflections between the

GUARDIANI

giussaniarch – Roberto Giussani / Andrea Balestrero 2011 Project and work supervision Set up of the exhibition of photographs by David Pizzigoni in the Bagatti Valsecchi museum in Milan. The project plays on the continual references and reflections between the

GIOIELLERIA SCHREIBER

giussaniarch – Roberto Giussani / Andrea Balestrero 2011 Project and work supervision. The design for the new shop of the historic Jewellery Schreiber reliance on the appraising of the arge safe around which a soft box is builte, lined with

GIOIELLERIA SCHREIBER

giussaniarch – Roberto Giussani / Andrea Balestrero 2011 Project and work supervision. The design for the new shop of the historic Jewellery Schreiber reliance on the appraising of the arge safe around which a soft box is builte, lined with

GROOT VIJVERSBURG

A12 International competition by invitation for the expansion of Park Groot Vijversburg in Tytsjerk (NL) 2011 The Groot Vijversburg Estate in Tytsjerk is going to expand by 15 hectares, doubling the area of the entire park. Furthermore, a new visitor

GROOT VIJVERSBURG

A12 International competition by invitation for the expansion of Park Groot Vijversburg in Tytsjerk (NL) 2011 The Groot Vijversburg Estate in Tytsjerk is going to expand by 15 hectares, doubling the area of the entire park. Furthermore, a new visitor

STAR

A12 An ongoin research about the star symbol in our and other cultures, various locations, 2009 – 2011 A12 STAR 2009-2016 STAR MUSEUM SHARJAH 2009 DISOBEDIENCE ARCHIVE 2009 TERRACORPOCASASTELLA 2009 NABASTAR 2009 STAR_C_09 2009 STAR_C_10 2010 STAR MUSEUM CARAVAGGIO 2011

STAR

A12 An ongoin research about the star symbol in our and other cultures, various locations, 2009 – 2011 A12 STAR 2009-2016 STAR MUSEUM SHARJAH 2009 DISOBEDIENCE ARCHIVE 2009 TERRACORPOCASASTELLA 2009 NABASTAR 2009 STAR_C_09 2009 STAR_C_10 2010 STAR MUSEUM CARAVAGGIO 2011

APARTMENT “S” IN MILAN

giussaniarch – Roberto Giussani / Andrea Balestrero 2010 Project and work supervision The project is centered around a system of furniture with movable panels that forms the central spine of the house.

APARTMENT “S” IN MILAN

giussaniarch – Roberto Giussani / Andrea Balestrero 2010 Project and work supervision The project is centered around a system of furniture with movable panels that forms the central spine of the house.

FATTORE K

A12 2006-2010 Riqualification of an industrial district and environmental belt in Zermeghedo (Vi).   In the project of the contemporary city, to design defined shapes is not a self sufficient action to obtain a significant result. It’s necessary to rethink

FATTORE K

A12 2006-2010 Riqualification of an industrial district and environmental belt in Zermeghedo (Vi).   In the project of the contemporary city, to design defined shapes is not a self sufficient action to obtain a significant result. It’s necessary to rethink

TWO COUNTRY HOUSES IN SUNO (NO)

giussaniarch – Roberto Giussani / Andrea Balestrero 2010 Preliminary design The project provides for the refurbishment of an abandoned farm complex to build two single-family houses and small service buildings (swimming pool, gym, garage, etc.).

TWO COUNTRY HOUSES IN SUNO (NO)

giussaniarch – Roberto Giussani / Andrea Balestrero 2010 Preliminary design The project provides for the refurbishment of an abandoned farm complex to build two single-family houses and small service buildings (swimming pool, gym, garage, etc.).

GREEN ROOM 2009

A12 Radical Nature. Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet 1969-2009 Installation, Barbican Art Gallery, London 2009   Installation produced for Barbican Art Gallery on the occasion of the exhibition “Radical Nature. Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet 1969-2009”,

GREEN ROOM 2009

A12 Radical Nature. Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet 1969-2009 Installation, Barbican Art Gallery, London 2009   Installation produced for Barbican Art Gallery on the occasion of the exhibition “Radical Nature. Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet 1969-2009”,

OFFICE BUILDING IN MILAN

giussaniarch – Roberto Giussani / Andrea Balestrero 2008 Private competition The building closes a block characterized by a fan- shaped form with a continuous wing made of four floors above ground, entirely covered with a modular glass facade. Access to

OFFICE BUILDING IN MILAN

giussaniarch – Roberto Giussani / Andrea Balestrero 2008 Private competition The building closes a block characterized by a fan- shaped form with a continuous wing made of four floors above ground, entirely covered with a modular glass facade. Access to

DEEP GARDEN

A12 Temporary pavillion, Enel Contemporanea 2008, Venezia, Italy, 2008 On the occasion of 11th International Architecture Exhibition Biennale di Venezia The installation, homage to the city of Venice, takes on the force of nature and opposes it, offering an isolated

DEEP GARDEN

A12 Temporary pavillion, Enel Contemporanea 2008, Venezia, Italy, 2008 On the occasion of 11th International Architecture Exhibition Biennale di Venezia The installation, homage to the city of Venice, takes on the force of nature and opposes it, offering an isolated

TEMPORARY SHENZEN

A12 Proposal for Shenzhen Architecture Biennale 2008-2009 In our work practices, we have always been dealing with temporary architecture: temporary installations, temporary pavilions, temporary transformations of spaces have been the object of many A12’s projects. Nevertheless, temporary architecture is a

TEMPORARY SHENZEN

A12 Proposal for Shenzhen Architecture Biennale 2008-2009 In our work practices, we have always been dealing with temporary architecture: temporary installations, temporary pavilions, temporary transformations of spaces have been the object of many A12’s projects. Nevertheless, temporary architecture is a

INTERVENTIONS IN THE FERROTUBI BUILDING

giussaniarch – Roberto Giussani / Andrea Balestrero 2006-2008 Project and work supervision   Complete refurbishment and renovation of the 5th floor and of common areas of the building for offices and apartments built by Asnago and Vender in Via Lanzone

INTERVENTIONS IN THE FERROTUBI BUILDING

giussaniarch – Roberto Giussani / Andrea Balestrero 2006-2008 Project and work supervision   Complete refurbishment and renovation of the 5th floor and of common areas of the building for offices and apartments built by Asnago and Vender in Via Lanzone

PIAZZA BUONDELMONTI

A12 Two phase international competition for the requalification of Piazza Buondelmonti, Impruneta (FI), Italy, 2007 (3rd qualified) The project defines three focuses: the two existing squares, Piazza Buondelmonti which will mantain its character thanks to light interventions of substitution and

PIAZZA BUONDELMONTI

A12 Two phase international competition for the requalification of Piazza Buondelmonti, Impruneta (FI), Italy, 2007 (3rd qualified) The project defines three focuses: the two existing squares, Piazza Buondelmonti which will mantain its character thanks to light interventions of substitution and

GREEN ROOM

A12 Temporary pavillion, Busan, Busan Biennial, South Korea 2006 Realized at the Busan Biennale, it is located in the city center, on the banks of its most important river that runs through a densely built urban environment and, at that

GREEN ROOM

A12 Temporary pavillion, Busan, Busan Biennial, South Korea 2006 Realized at the Busan Biennale, it is located in the city center, on the banks of its most important river that runs through a densely built urban environment and, at that

MASSERIA VILLA

2005 – 2012 Project and work supervision. Project for the refurbishment of an abandoned farm complex consisting in the complete renovation and extension of the exhisting house, the conversion of the old barn into a new house and the construction

MASSERIA VILLA

2005 – 2012 Project and work supervision. Project for the refurbishment of an abandoned farm complex consisting in the complete renovation and extension of the exhisting house, the conversion of the old barn into a new house and the construction

LODRON PLAYGROUND

A12 Project for a playground in a square of the historic center of Trento. The goal of the project is to keep the existing functions of the square, organizing and proposing a new landscape of playful elements. Each playing field

LODRON PLAYGROUND

A12 Project for a playground in a square of the historic center of Trento. The goal of the project is to keep the existing functions of the square, organizing and proposing a new landscape of playful elements. Each playing field

PITTI FILATI 2001/2005

A12 Setup of “Spazio Tendenze” of Pittifilati Fair, Cavaniglia Pavilion – Fortezza da Basso Firenze, Italia 2001-2005 The “Spazio Tendenze” section organized by Pitti Immagine aims to introduce visitors to the path between the booths of various companies presenting, before

PITTI FILATI 2001/2005

A12 Setup of “Spazio Tendenze” of Pittifilati Fair, Cavaniglia Pavilion – Fortezza da Basso Firenze, Italia 2001-2005 The “Spazio Tendenze” section organized by Pitti Immagine aims to introduce visitors to the path between the booths of various companies presenting, before

LO SGUARDO ITALIANO

A12 Setup of the exhibition “Italian Eyes – fashion photography from 1951 to the present” Rotonda di via Besana, Milano, Italia 2005 The exhibition design, stages at the center of the Rotonda di Via Besana a kind of architecture/archive, an

LO SGUARDO ITALIANO

A12 Setup of the exhibition “Italian Eyes – fashion photography from 1951 to the present” Rotonda di via Besana, Milano, Italia 2005 The exhibition design, stages at the center of the Rotonda di Via Besana a kind of architecture/archive, an

LAB

A12 Temporary Pavilion, Kroller Muller Museum,Otterlo, Nederlands 2004 LAB is the first open air exhibition in the sculpture-park of the Kroöller-Müller Museum. The metaphor of the labyrinth, as a possible interpretative device to represent the contemporary urban condition, was the

LAB

A12 Temporary Pavilion, Kroller Muller Museum,Otterlo, Nederlands 2004 LAB is the first open air exhibition in the sculpture-park of the Kroöller-Müller Museum. The metaphor of the labyrinth, as a possible interpretative device to represent the contemporary urban condition, was the

MBB (MOBILE BIENNALE BUILDING) 3000TM

A12 Second International Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China 2002 Octava Bienal de la Habana, La Habana, Cuba 2003 50^ Biennale di Arte di Venezia, Venice, Italy 2003 SESV, Spazio espositivo di Santa Verdiana, Galleria dell’Università di Firenze, 2003 “Dentro il fuori,

MBB (MOBILE BIENNALE BUILDING) 3000TM

A12 Second International Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China 2002 Octava Bienal de la Habana, La Habana, Cuba 2003 50^ Biennale di Arte di Venezia, Venice, Italy 2003 SESV, Spazio espositivo di Santa Verdiana, Galleria dell’Università di Firenze, 2003 “Dentro il fuori,

TEATRO STUDIO DI SCANDICCI

A12 Renovation of the public theatre “Teatro Studio”, Scandicci (IT), 2001-2004 The proyect consists in a series of small interventions on the existing space: the elimination of all unnecessary elements in the foyer, the doubling of the available space for

TEATRO STUDIO DI SCANDICCI

A12 Renovation of the public theatre “Teatro Studio”, Scandicci (IT), 2001-2004 The proyect consists in a series of small interventions on the existing space: the elimination of all unnecessary elements in the foyer, the doubling of the available space for

PER FILI E PER SEGNI

A12 Exhibition “Per fili e per segni, ingegno italiano e società dell’informazione”, Fiera di Genova, Italia 2004 The exhibition, which is spread over an area of 3,000 square meters tells the story of the Information and Communication Technology with particular

PER FILI E PER SEGNI

A12 Exhibition “Per fili e per segni, ingegno italiano e società dell’informazione”, Fiera di Genova, Italia 2004 The exhibition, which is spread over an area of 3,000 square meters tells the story of the Information and Communication Technology with particular

TEMPORARY LIBRARY (00_01)

A12 Fondazione Teseco. Exhibition Strategies against architecture. Pisa, Italy 2001. Fondazione Pistoletto. Exhibition Connecting culture. Biella, Italy 2003.   An industrial container is customized to contain a transportable library. The roof is removed, the interior is painted pink. A new

TEMPORARY LIBRARY (00_01)

A12 Fondazione Teseco. Exhibition Strategies against architecture. Pisa, Italy 2001. Fondazione Pistoletto. Exhibition Connecting culture. Biella, Italy 2003.   An industrial container is customized to contain a transportable library. The roof is removed, the interior is painted pink. A new

LA ZONA

A12 Padiglione temporaneo 50th Intl. Art Exhibition Venice Biennal, 2003 La Zona is a temporary pavilion for the display of contemporary arts, installed in the Giardini della Biennale, in Venice, during the 50th International Exhibition in 2003. Located in an

LA ZONA

A12 Padiglione temporaneo 50th Intl. Art Exhibition Venice Biennal, 2003 La Zona is a temporary pavilion for the display of contemporary arts, installed in the Giardini della Biennale, in Venice, during the 50th International Exhibition in 2003. Located in an

UNIFORME/KID SIZE

A12 Exhibition design of “Uniforme. Ordine e disordine” and “Kid Size: il mondo materiale dei bambini” Stazione Leopolda, Firenze, Italia 2001 P.S.1, New York, USA 2002 Spazio Armani, Milano, 2002 Two exhibitions, different in contents and size are contained in

UNIFORME/KID SIZE

A12 Exhibition design of “Uniforme. Ordine e disordine” and “Kid Size: il mondo materiale dei bambini” Stazione Leopolda, Firenze, Italia 2001 P.S.1, New York, USA 2002 Spazio Armani, Milano, 2002 Two exhibitions, different in contents and size are contained in

FOLIE

A12 Temporary Pavilion inside the Exhibition “La Ville, le Jardin, la Memoire” French Academy, Villa Medici, Rome, 2000 The pavilion, built modifying a prefabricated greenhouse, during the exhibition was used to host an archive of artist gardens curated by Barbara

FOLIE

A12 Temporary Pavilion inside the Exhibition “La Ville, le Jardin, la Memoire” French Academy, Villa Medici, Rome, 2000 The pavilion, built modifying a prefabricated greenhouse, during the exhibition was used to host an archive of artist gardens curated by Barbara

HUMBOT

A12 Installation, ZKM Karlsruhe, 1999 The installation is presented as a physical place to “stay”, made of the accumulation of materials recovered and built through on-site work, which functions simultaneously as a container and as a counterpoint to the site

HUMBOT

A12 Installation, ZKM Karlsruhe, 1999 The installation is presented as a physical place to “stay”, made of the accumulation of materials recovered and built through on-site work, which functions simultaneously as a container and as a counterpoint to the site

EUROPAN 5 BIEL

A12 Europan 5 International Competition, Biel/Bienne (CH), First Prize. The new highway that will cross the site is the occasion to redesign the open spaces that divides an exhisting residential complex. The desired unity of the open space, transformed in

EUROPAN 5 BIEL

A12 Europan 5 International Competition, Biel/Bienne (CH), First Prize. The new highway that will cross the site is the occasion to redesign the open spaces that divides an exhisting residential complex. The desired unity of the open space, transformed in