Recently I graduated from the Politecnico di Milano. During my professional experience I followed decreasing scale of the objects I worked with: from EXPO2020 site development XL to the studio apartment design XS. I started my practice in a large bureau and eventually found myself in an office consisting of few people. At this point of my professional life I would say directly - Less Is More
What does architecture mean to you and what is the role of an architect in your society?
The architectural mindset has great potential to solve many of the problems our society faces. A very important question is to see these problems, to feel responsibility and the ability to suggest how to make the world a better place.
Why do you participate in architecture competitions?
I love the themes and new directions which the competitions offer. They reflect the pressing problems of today, blending them with insights into future opportunities. It expands my horizons and pushes me to understand the role of an architect on a very large scale, globally.
What advice would you give to individuals who struggle to decide whether it would be beneficial for them to participate in architecture competitions?
Whether it's an individual or team competition, the answer you give to a challenge will change you. Boundless creativity will not go unnoticed.