Viale Pasubio, 5
Viale Pasubio, 5
Benedetta Tagliabue runs the Miralles Tagliabue EMBT architecture studio, founded in 1994 with Enric Miralles, with offices in Barcelona and, since 2010, Shanghai. The studio’s most important projects include the Santa Caterina Market, Barcelona (2004), and the Spanish Pavilion at Shanghai World Expo (2010). Its current projects include the School of Management at Fudan University, Shanghai, and the Clichy-Montfermeil metro station, Paris.
Studio Swine (Super Wide Interdisciplinary New Explorers) is a collaboration between Japanese architect Azusa Murakami and British artist Alexander Groves. In 2016, they were awarded the Rising Talent Award at Maison & Objet Paris. For the 2017 Salone, they have been invited by the fashion brand COS to set up a multi-sensory installation in the Cinema Arti in Milan.
Lia Rumma with her husband Marcello, began to collect works of art in the 1960s. After the death of her husband in 1971, Rumma opened an art gallery, beginning with an exhibition of works by Joseph Kosuth. Since 1999, the gallery has had a permanent base in Milan. In 2004, Lia Rumma curated Anselm Kiefer’s permanent installation I Sette Palazzi Celesti (“The Seven Heavenly Palaces”) at the Hangar Bicocca.
Jasper Morrison set up his Office for Design in London in 1986. The 1990s brought collaborations with the Italian companies Alessi, Flos and Magis. In the 2000s, he began working with Muji, Samsung and Established & Sons. He founded Super Normal with Naoto Fukasawa in 2005 and launched an online shop in 2011. In 2015, a retrospective exhibition of his work was held at the Grand-Hornu, Belgium.
Jacques Herzog founded his architecture practice with Pierre de Meuron in Basel in 1978. Landmark projects include the Allianz Arena, Munich (2005), the CaixaForum, Madrid (2007), the National Stadium, Beijing (2008), the extension to Tate Modern, London (2016), the Elbphilharmonie concert hall, Hamburg (2016), and the Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, Milan (2016). Herzog & de Meuron received the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2001 and the Praemium Imperiale in 2007.
Naoto Fukasawa is a designer whose “supernormal” working method involves an interdisciplinary approach and interactive design. Fukasawa collaborates with global companies and brands in countries such as Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland and Spain, while also working as a consultant for leading Japanese firms.
David Chipperfield established his own practice in 1985. In 2012, he was appointed Director of the 13th International Architecture Exhibition. His most recent ongoing projects include: the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Reims, France; the Elizabeth House office and residential development in London; the Palace of Justice in Salerno, Italy; a headquarters building for the Amorepacific Museum of Art in Seoul; and the recently completed Mudec Museum of Cultures in Milan (2016).