Massimo Iosa Ghini
Iosa Ghini Associates has an office in Bologna in an ancient palace and another in Milan, where architects, engineers and designers of different nationalities work together.
Founded in 1990 during the time it acquired a particular expertise in developing projects for large groups and developers that operate internationally.
The professional development of the society grows in the design of commercial and museum architectural spaces, planning areas and structures dedicated to public transport and design of worldwilde retail chain stores.
Massimo Iosa Ghini:
Born in 1959, Massimo Iosa Ghini studied architecture in Florence and then graduated from Polytechnic Institute of Milan. Today he is considered one of the best known Italian architects and designers on the international scene.
Since 1985 he participates at the avant-garde of architecture and Italian design; he founded the cultural movement Bolidism and joined the Memphis group with Ettore Sottsass.
In 1989, in Osaka, he received the keys to the city. In the same year he opened the Iosa Ghini Associates in Milan and Bologna. Nowadays he holds conferences and lectures in various universities, including the Polytechnic Institute of Milan, the Domus Academy, the University of Rome La Sapienza, the School Elisava of Barcelona, the Design Fachhoschule of Cologne and the Hochschule fur Angewandte Kunst in Vienna. Moreover, he teaches from 2007 at the all’MBA of Alma Graduate School of Bologna; and from 2008 he is Adjunct Professor at the Polytechnic of Hong Kong.
His works can be found in various museums and private collections. His projects have received important international awards, including the Roscoe Award USA, 1988, the Good Design Award in 2001, 2004 and 2010 by the Chicago Athenaeum and the Red Dot Award in 2003.