Pier Alessio Rizzardi

Pier Alessio Rizzardi

Milan, IT



Pier Alessio Rizzardi / TCA Think Tank. He was born in 1985. He started his bachelor architecture studies at PoliMi (Milan, Italy) and attend an international exchange at FAU-USP (Sao Paulo, Brazil). He got the Master’s Degree at PoliMi University, in Milan, in the end of 2012. Since 2007 he got experienced in several architecture studios: UMM (São Paulo, Brazil), Bamford Dash architecture (Melbourne, Australia), MUDI-JDS (Shanghai, China) and AM Project (Milan, Italy).In 2011 he founded TCA Think Tank, an international research group aimed to produce innovative projects and researches pushing the understanding of the nowadays situation exploring the Theoretical Condition of the Architecture. Now he is Adjunct Professor at Polimi University, he collaborates with ArchDaily, writes for l‘ARCA International Architectural Magazine and he is a correspondent for STUDIO Architecture and Urbanism Magazine.


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 - Feb 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


Politecnico di Milano, Milano, IT, MArch, Architecture

Feb 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

Feb 2007 - Mar 2008

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