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Pier Alessio Rizzardi

Pier Alessio Rizzardi

Milan, IT

 

About 

Pier Alessio Rizzardi is an architect, researcher and theoretician, founder of TCA Think Tank. Since 2013 he’s been an Adjunct Professor at Polytechnic University of Milan, Faculty of Architecture, journalist for l'ARCA International Magazine, correspondent for STUDIO Architecture and Urbanism Magazine, Editor of the Series of Books Protagonisti.

He studied architecture in Polytechnic University of Milan and at FAU-USP, Sao Paulo and obtained Master's Degree at Polytechnic University of Milan. Since 2007 he had collaborated with UMM Sao Paulo, Bamford Dash Architecture in Melbourne, MUDI-JDS in Shanghai and AMproject in Milan.

In 2011 he founded TCA Think Tank, an international research group aiming at producing projects and researches, pushing the understanding of the nowadays situation, exploring the Theoretical Condition of Architecture. Pier Alessio Rizzardi has been published on books, magazines and online platforms among the others East West Innovation, l’ARCA, STUDIO, GIZMO, ARTRIBUNE, ArchDaily, Designboom, Archinect etc.

He was the curator of the conference “Chinese Young Architects” in Milan, and has been invited as guest of the discussion “The Future of The Museum in China” in Beijing at STUDIO X in collaboration with Columbia University.


More information on tcathinktank.com

Employment 

l'Arca International - Architecture Magazine, Milan, IT, Freelance

I'm a collaborator of the magazine l'Arca International. My job is to compose graphics, to research and to lay out the publications.

Sep 2012 - current
 

TCA Think Tank, Milan, IT, Director

Oct 2011 - current
 

AM Progetti, Milan, IT, Freelance

I'm in charge of editing the publication of AM Progetti studio.

Jan 2013 - Jul 2013
 

MUDI Shanghai, Shanghai, CN, intern

Design concept developer. Layout presentation and concept images.

Sep 2011 - Mar 2012
 

Bamford - Dash Architecture, Melbourne, AU, Intern

Design Architecture and Landscape

May 2009 - Aug 2009
 

UMM Uniao dos Movimentos de Moradia, São Paulo, BR, architect

Projects about slam areas in the periphery of Sao Paulo. Responsible of the design process. Public relator between the comunity of Brasilandia and the Governament of the state of Sao Paulo supported by ONG UMM SP.

Aug 2007 - Dec 2007
 

Education 

Politecnico di Milano, Milano, IT, MArch, Architecture

Mar 2009 - Dec 2012
 

Politecnico di Milano, Milano, IT, BArch, Architettura e Società

Sep 2004 - Sep 2008
 

University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, BR, BArch, Exchange program

Mar 2007 - Mar 2008
 

Areas of Specialization 



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