Born in Italy, Torino in 1987.
He gets the Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunication in 2006 and discovers his passion for Architecture at the end of 2007. In September 2008 he begins Architecture school at Politecnico di Torino and gets the Bachelor’s cum Laude in 2011.
In July 2014 he gets the Master’s in Sustainable Architecture with his final project about the construction of a Wine Center in Pavone Canavese. The Wine Center, designed in Wood and Straw, is a Near Zero Energy Building and it wants to promote Piedmont’s winemaking activity and its wineries.
He has worked for different Professors as an Assistant for multiple Architecture technology, architectural composition and interior design courses. In 2011 he started to collaborate with Prof. Arch. Mario Voerzio, his mentor and friend for the design and development of photovoltaic fields in Sardinia and Morocco.
Riccardo, passionate about sustainable architecture, photography, electronic, creative, and technical dreamer, follows technology innovations and their application possibilities trying to use Bioclimatic criteria in his projects.
He starts his firm in October 2015 and in his spare time he works on developing and improving his knowledge of Parametric tools for Architecture.
In 2015 is started to write articles about sustainability on architetturaecosostenibile.it, a blog about sustainability with more than 200K unique visitors a month and in May 2016 he gets a job at Politecnico di Milano as Environmental Consultant, working side by side with Arch. Simone Giostra from NYC.
In October 2016 he begins his second Master’s at the IUAV (University Institute of Venice, IT) and he starts collaborating with Parisotto+Formenton in Padova as an Architect and Digital Designer. In that role Riccardo starts to develop Nespresso retail shops all over the world; Madison Avenue NYC / The Americana at Brand – Glendale / Biarritz / Liverpool / Le Marais Paris / Groningen / Cologne / Barcellona / Madrid / Reading / Birmingham / Toulouse.
After completing the Master’s, in July 2017 he stars collaborating as a marketing consultant with Mastici Vottero and at the end of the same year, December 1st 2017, he moves to Los Angeles and he starts working for Kilograph.
3ds Max + Vray / Corona
Rhinoceros + Grasshopper
Forest Pack Pro / Railclone
mac OS / windows
Arduino / C++
iWork / office
Strange Attractors Collection
Climate Cents, images from the exhibition in partnership with @Kilograph, @climatecents, and @asai_hq at the WUHO Gallery in Hollywood. The chance to bring together archviz, AR and VR, and climate solutions — things we care deeply about — was a dream. Thank you to everyone who came out.
Preliminary draft designer: Private House “Villa Adriana”, Porto Rafti, Atene, Greece
Editor of: Architetture in attesa. Scritti, progetti e un edificio Costantino Patestos, 2013, Libreria Cortina Editore link
Articles about architecture sustainability and technology on architetturaecosostenibile.it
Master’s Thesis / Straw, Wine and Architecture POLITO TESI