The work experience of over fifty years of Albini Studio includes projects and management of museums, exhibitions, restoration and renovation of historical complexes, projects of new buildings, where architectural research and confrontation between tradition and modernity are the basis of the working method.
The Studio in Milan, founded in 1930 by Franco Albini, in collaboration during years with Franca Helg, Antonio Piva and Marco Albini, is characterized by an approach to architecture called as “crafts rationalized”, in other words traditional craft rationally mediated by industrial production.
In 2004 “Studio Albini Associati – Arch. Marco Albini and Francesco Albini” was born, respectively son and grandson of Franco Albini, which continues direction and method pursuing the values of modernity and innovation: patient research; aesthetics of lightness and transparency; the meticulous project “piece by piece” both in architecture as in object design.
Born in Milan on 9 August 1940.
He graduated in architecture at Politecnico di Milano in 1965.
Appointed of Industrial Design courses at the State Art School in Venice and Professor at the Politecnico di Milano – Faculty of Architecture.
Visiting Professor at Cornell University – School of Architecture of Ithaca (USA), at the New York Institute of Technology N.Y. (USA) and Washington University in St. Louis (USA). He participated at numerous conferences in Italy and abroad.
Associated with Francesco Albini at Studio Albini Associati in 2004.
Born in Milan on 24 November 1970.
He graduated in architecture at the Milan Polytechnic in 1996.
He works for one year in the Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Paris in 1996, for PRADA as an assistant of the artists for the preparation of exhibitions of Contemporary Art in Milan in 1996 and in the Studio “Marco Albini -Franca Helg-Antonio Piva Architetti Associati” dal 1998 al 2004.
Associated with Marco Albini at Studio Albini Associati in 2004.
Deals with the development of projects from the preliminary design to construction management.
Among the realized works, under his Direction, The new Rolex Service Centre in Milan, where technology and innovation give life to a fully automated building, with great care of details and design. In the project of reuse and renovation of the former Manastery in Cairate, adaption and new additions find the right balance between past and future. He carries out reserach activities through participation to major International Competitions, with a team of Architects and Designers.