Lugano

Roberto Sorgesa This project stems from the need to restore this building from the point of view of energy efficiency and comfort; it’s located in the central Piazza Dante of Lugano: perhaps the most central square, certainly a piece of the city where demolitions in the 60s and 70s they have erased the historical fabric.…

Viganello

Roberto Sorgesa A steep slope located halfway up Monte Brè, which overlooks Lugano and the mountains that surround its territory; the need to build not a house, but one’s own home, and also one’s own Studio: an opportunity for an architect to transform a project into a laboratory in which to work on the themes…

Roberto Sorgesa

I was born in Lugano in 1965, I graduated in architecture in 1993 at the Federal Polytechnic of Zurich (ETHZ), having as professors, among others, Flora Ruchat, Alberto Campo de Baeza and Ernst Studer. Already during my studies I alternated my academic training with professional practice, collaborating with Gianfranco Rossi: architect and sculptor from Lugano…

Gentilino

Orsola Zannier A good project also comes from a good client. This house has had two, from the first courageous and far-sighted, to the family who lives there and with whom we have finished the work. A renovation where the existing is integrated with the new and a conception of modern spaces, to give life…

Lugano

Davide Macullo CAFÉ À PORTER, LUGANO, SWITZERLAND   Davide Macullo Architects + Ivo Redaelli   Café-à-porter is a boutique takeaway coffee and pastry shop in the heart of Lugano, Switzerland. It is located on the ground floor of one of the city’s elegant 19th century “noble palace “, once grand homes lining the boulevard facing…

Mergoscia

Davide Macullo SWISSHOUSE XXV MERGOSCIA The Valle Verzasca is one of the most famous valleys in Ticino; a beautiful landscape with a rich history New constructions here must firstly respond to the context before the necessities of the client, because it will outlast people and because it is our gift for the future generations.  …