Cino Zucchi

Arquitecte
Cino Zucchi
Born in Milano in 1955, Cino Zucchi earned a B.S.A.D. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1978 and a Laurea in Architettura at the Politecnico di Milano in 1979. He is currently Chair Professor of Architectural and Urban Design and member of the PhD program at the Politecnico di Milano. He has taught in many international design workshops and has been the "John T. Dunlop Visiting Professor in Housing and Urbanization" at the Graduate School of Design of Harvard University. Author of several articles and books on matters of architectural and urban history and theory, he participated to various editions of the Milano Triennale and of the Venice Biennale of Architecture: the installation "Copycat" won an honorary mention in the 2012 edition, and he was the curator of the Italian Pavilion in the 2014 one.

Together with his studio CZA he has designed and realized numerous industrial, commercial, residential and public buildings, public spaces, master plans and renewals of industrial and historical areas, many of which deserved mentions and first prizes in international awards. Major urban design works include the renovation of the Junghans factory site in Venice and of the former Alfa Romeo factory area in Milano, the Keski Pasila master plan in Helsinki (Finland), master plan proposals for areas in Lugano, Andermatt and Geneva (Switzerland), Herten and Münich (Germany) Deventer, Utrecht and Groningen (Holland), Tirana (Albania). Recent architectural realizations include the extension of the Car Museum and the new Lavazza Headquarters in Turin, the Salewa Headquarters in Bozen, the U15 Office Building in Assago, as well as housing complexes in Milano, Parma, Bologna and Ravenna.