cesare griffa architetto
via andorno 24b, 10153 torino (italy)
t+f +39 011 839 0000
Cesare Griffa (Turin 1973) studied architecture at the Polytechnic of Turin and the Architectural Association in London, and practiced collaborating with Zaha Hadid Architects and Arata Isozaki & Partners. Since 2006, he founded his own studio in Turin.
He is a Fulbright fellow, Visiting Professor of Architectural Design at the Polytechnic of Turin, Visiting Scholar at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY), and at MIT Senseable City Lab (Cambridge, MA). He has lectured on the topics of digital architecture in Italy and abroad. He is the author of “La Città Digitale” (Meltemi, 2008) and "Smart Creatures" (Edilstampa 2012). His work has been selected in many international competitions and exhibits and widely published.
Current research includes the use of parametric 3d modeling software, rapid prototyping tools, physical computing, and bio-chemicals to explore socially and environmentally responsive “smart architectural creatures”.
Based on cg's research, the studio-work develops design from interior to urban scale and promotes and organizes design and architectural workshops, exhibitions and events, involving local and international communities and students groups in many collaborative projects.
Clients Portfolio includes: ArchA Spa (Turin – I), Buzzi srl (Turin – I), Comitato Italia 150 (Turin - I), Comune di Nichelino (I), Comune di Venaria Reale (I), Comune di Nichelino (I), DE-GA Spa (Turin – I), De’ Longhi (Treviso – I), Elle srl (Treviso – I), Fondazione per il libro, la musica e la cultura (Torino - I), IAAC (Barcelona - ES), Politecnico di Torino, Regione Piemonte, Santa & Cole (Barcelona – ES), Scuola Holden (Turin – I), Torino 2008 World Design Capital Committee, Zaha Hadid Architects (London – UK).
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