Centro Grancia

Hamos Meneghelli Centro Lugano Sud Grancia Design 2018 – Realization 2018-2019 OBJECT AND PLACE Since 1991, the Lugano Sud Center is one of the most popular shopping centers in Ticino and attracts visitors from both Switzerland and Northern Italy. Built in two successive phases, after several years of activity the management has changed its corporate…

Maroggia

Davide Macullo The land is home to the two residential buildings located in an extraordinary position on the delta of the Mara river, overlooking Lake Lugano. The project idea takes advantage of this particular condition to mark this place through a new building and complete a missing urban piece. The construction is divided into two…

Lumia house

Johnny Conte The costumer’s wish was to have a large home that would open towards a generous private garden space. Since the site’s dimensions are relatively limited, in order to have a large external area, the higher floor has been realized vast and protruding from the ground floor. The volume of the higher floor seems…

Johnny Conte

After graduating as an architect from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich in 1995, he travelled for three years, one year to Southeast Asia and two years to Australia, during the last of which he worked in an architectural firm in Townsville. On his return to Switzerland in 1998, Johnny Conte began his…

Photoshooting in Haute-Nendaz

March 2019 Location: Haute Nendaz Customer: Interhome Goal: Show happy family spending great holidays in an Interhome home. Participants: Art Director: Alessandro Gatsis Assistant Director: Stuart Unwin-Smith Photographer: Alexandre Zveiger Assistant: Luca Tumminello Models: Gina, Spyros, Arghyro e Kyveli.   I begin by thanking Alessandro who gave me the opportunity to do this photoshooting for…

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…