Vittorio Pizzigoni

(Bergamo, 1975) is an architect and researcher, and teaches architectural design at the University of Genoa. He studied at the IUAV in Venice where, while taking his doctorate, he focused on Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s design for the IIT Campus in Chicago. In 2004 he co-founded the baukuh architecture office. Pizzigoni teaches in the Faculties of Architecture of Trieste, Milan and Genoa; he has lectured at many schools in Italy and abroad, including Columbia University in New York, the Architectural Association in London and the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa. He has tackled a variety of themes, intervening in the contemporary architectural debate as well as examining questions of modern and Renaissance architecture and some aspects of ancient Roman architecture. In 2010 he edited for Einaudi a new and expanded collection of writings by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. In 2012, together with his colleagues of the baukuh office, he published Due saggi sull’architettura (Sagep, 2012).