Massimiliano Manno

Massimiliano Manno

Sydney, AU

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I'm a Digital Fabrication Consultant & Computational Designer specialised in the integration of construction methodologies and resolution of complex geometries within the virtual design to the delivery of bespoke architectural projects including highly customised facade and architectural elements.

Virtual Design & Construction Modeling
Parametric Modeling
Design Rationalisation & Optimisation
Complex Geometry
Data complexity


Adobe Suite


AR-MA (Architectural Research - Material Applications), Sydney, AU, Computational Designer, Digital Fabrication Consultant

Jan 2015 - current
May 2014 - Dec 2014

MAD Architects, Beijing, CN, Intern

Feb 2014 - May 2014

Gufram, Alba, IT, Architect

Department of Research and Develop for products

Dec 2013 - Feb 2014

Bertolini Prodi & C. Architetti Associati, Castel San Pietro Terme, IT, Architect

Designer and 3D consulting for sponsored international architectural competition of EXPO 2017 Complex, Republic of Kazakhstan

Jun 2013 - Dec 2013

Decode sas, Paris, FR, Architect

Production of executive drawings and solve building issues using parametric software and BIM geometry

Aug 2013 - Sep 2013

Bodino Engineering, Turin, IT, External Architect

Production of executive drawings and solve building issues

Jul 2012 - May 2013

StudioGriffa, Torino, IT, Collaborator

I'm working on a internal design. I worked on the exhibition in Venice Biennale and as Architect designer for the competition at Forte dei Marmi to create the new Market.

Feb 2012 - Aug 2012

Politecnico di Torino, Torino, IT, Assistant

Assistant at Politecnico of Turin for Architectural Construction Studio “Open Source Dwelling” lead by arch. Cesare Griffa and arch. Roberto Giordano.

Mar 2012 - Jun 2012

Interni Studio Alba, Alba, IT, Stage, Collaborator

Collaborator at Interni Studio Architetti Associati for Alberto Veglio and Roberta Ronchi as graphic advisor, 3D modelling and rendering

Jan 2000 - Dec 2011

Eco & Narciso, Torino, IT, Collaborator and Designer

Collaborator for Provincia di Torino in the project “Eco e Narciso” to design, schedule activities and presence at stand “Musei in Mostra ad Artissima 18: Laboratorio Stat-Machines”

Jan 2011 - Nov 2011

Studio Associato Di Architettura Ed Urbanistica di Moncalieri, Moncalieri, IT, Stage

I worked on different kind of project. R.S.A., renovation of private home, research of material. This experience helped to work at 360 degrees.

Feb 2009 - May 2009


Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), Rome, IT, Visitin School

The aim of the workshop is to investigate parametric kinetic strategies that transform according to the ever-changing data system. Like architectural cybernetic machines embedded in a smart city, the projects interact with the population and the environment of Rome proposing another layer of urban strategy. These operations take place both by continually detecting the physical and non-physical data via sensors and by transforming their own forms. The complex dynamic interaction approach leads us to discard the imposition of a fixed form and, instead, create and use a computational kinetic artifice.

May 2013 - May 2013

Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), London, GB, Visitin School

The Summer School will speculate on the after-life, after-party and after-city of the Olympic site in London. The programme will focus on the continuing relationship between the form of the event and the form of the city, from small-scale on-site performances and installations to the larger scale re-imaginings of an event-driven future city. The Summer Architecture School will invent and describe the après-city through compelling perspectives: spatial, social, economic, ecological, cultural and technological. It will use London as an experimental laboratory of ideas and actions.

Jul 2012 - Jul 2012

Politecnico di Torino, Torino, IT, MArch, Architecture

THESIS TOPIC: Generative Logic Composition project. Use of parametric
design for architecture of Forte dei Marmi Market and the adjacent
area (with participation in the contest organized by the city of Forte
dei Marmi). Technological insights on climate behavior and structure

Sep 2009 - Feb 2012

Politecnico di Torino, Torino, IT, Bachelors, Architecture

TOPIC OF THESIS: Realization of a complex buildings located in Turin
consisted in exhibition halls for celebrations of the 150 anniversary for
the unification of Italy.

Sep 2005 - Jul 2009


First Prize for Technological Quality Section, 1st Place

Participation in workshops organized by Secco Sistemi and by Politecnico
di Torino for the introduction of technological innovation in the
field of window.


Areas of Specialization