Alessandro Mendini

Alessandro Mendini, architect, was born in Milan in 1931. He directed the

magazine "Casabella", "Modo" and "Domus". On his work and the work accomplished

with the alchemy workshop outputs are monographs in various languages.

It is' particularly interested in neo modern and contemporary design. Realize

objects, furniture and installations. From time working with companies

International Alessi, Philips, Swatch and many others, and is a consultant

of various industries, even in the Far East, for the setting of their

problems of image and design. And 'honorary member of the Bezalel Academy of

arts and design in Jerusalem. He was awarded the Compasso d'Oro for

the design in 1979 and in 1981, and "Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres" in

France and received the award from the Architectural League of New York.

His works are exhibited in various museums and private collections.

In 1989 he opened with his brother architect Francis, the atelier

Mendini in Milan, designing factories Alessi and the forum-museum of

Omega, the underground and the restoration of the municipal gardens in

Naples, Italy, a tower in Hiroshima, Japan, the museum of Groningen

in the Netherlands, a district of Lugano in Switzerland, the building for offices

Madsack in Hanover and a palace in Lörrach, Germany and other buildings in

Europe and the United States.

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Projects by Alessandro Mendini

Sandro Chia

Doriana e Massimiliano Fuksas

Alessandro Mendini

Mimmo Paladino