Lorenzo Degli Esposti

Portrait of Lorenzo Degli Esposti

Born in 1977, Socrates-Erasmus recipient in 2000 (DeMontfort University, UK), Lorenzo graduated at Milan Politecnico with a degree in Architecture in 2002 (supervisors: Francesco Gnecchi Ruscone, architect of Milanese Reconstruction; Filippo Tartaglia, past president of Accademia di Brera) and earned a Phd in Architecture and Urban Design in 2008, with a thesis on composition processes in art and architecture, with a focus on Peter Eisenman’s research. Degli Esposti’s thesis was developed at the PhD School of Milan Politecnico under the guidance of prof. Ernesto d’Alfonso, and in New York City, thanks to an invitation by Peter Eisenman in his office to study in depth the subject. Initiated into architecture by his father Guido, Lorenzo Degli Esposti joined Paolo Lazza, becoming founding partner and director of Degli Esposti Architetti in 2006 and founding partner and director of the Architectural & Urban Forum in 2009. Degli Esposti then joined the Amici della Città Ideale activities, promoted and animated by Guglielmo Mozzoni, rationalist architect; together with Carlo Bertelli, art historian; Antonio Migliacci, engineer; Giorgio Galli, political scientist; among the others. During the Expo 2015, Vittorio Sgarbi appointed Degli Esposti as curator of the Padiglione Architettura of Regione Lombardia, hosted in the Grattacielo Pirelli. Degli Esposti has been teaching architectural composition and landscape and giving lectures and critics in several Italian and European universities from 2006; he writes articles and essays on art, architecture and urban design; he is editor of the book DEEPmilano on the Milanese palazzo (2016) and of the book Milan, Capital of the Modern (2017), published in two editions (Italian and English) by Actar Publishers, and kept in more than 50 academic and institutional libraries worldwide. In 2018, Degli Esposti had his Phd thesis published as the book Operazioni (in arte e in architettura). Lorenzo is responsible for all the tasks and commissions as director of Degli Esposti Architetti and focuses on the artistic direction and concept development activities by the firm.

 

Paolo Lazza

Portrait of Paolo Lazza

Born in 1971, Paolo graduated with a degree in Architecture in 1996 at Milan Politecnico, with a thesis on the restoration of the Castello di Pavia, under the supervision of Marco Albini. He worked for the Studio di Architettura Castelli and then joined the Studio di Architettura Degli Esposti in 1999, during the competitions for the Milan Politecnico Bovisa Headquarters, with Gabetti & Isola and FIAT Engineering, and then for the Regione Piemonte Tower with Jean Pierre Buffi. He was associate partner of Guido Degli Esposti and responsible of the management of the firm, developing projects of residential, office and mixed use buildings. Paolo joined Lorenzo Degli Esposti, becoming founding partner and director of Degli Esposti Architetti in 2006 and founding partner and president of the Architectural & Urban Forum in 2009. Paolo is responsible for all the tasks and commissions as director of Degli Esposti Architetti and focuses on the feasibility study and concept development activities by the firm.

 

Sonia Polenghi

Portrait of Sonia Polenghi

Sonia is in charge of purchases, accounting and administration for Degli Esposti Architetti.
segreteria @ dearchitetti.it

 

Stefano De Vita

Portrait of Stefano De Vita

Stefano graduated with a degree in Architecture in 2008 at Milan Politecnico. In the meantime he worked for several offices in particular for over ten years with the Studio Associato di Architettura Ferrazza-Gatti. Passionate about technology, Stefano likes to call himself artisan of architecture; he joined Degli Esposti Architetti in 2017. Stefano is responsible for construction administration and project supervision activities by Degli Esposti Architetti.

 

Francesca Grassi

Portrait of Francesca Grassi

Francesca graduated with a degree in Architecture in 2007 at Milan Politecnico. Francesca worked on infrastructures and office design projects and later on large residential building design, also participating in numerous national and international tenders, in collaboration with several offices. Francesca joined Degli Esposti Architetti in 2017. Francesca is responsible for permit acquisition activities by Degli Esposti Architetti.

 

Francesca Olivieri

Portrait of Francesca Olivieri

Francesca graduated with a degree in Architecture in 2019 at Milan Politecnico, where she is now teaching assistant. Francesca joined Degli Esposti Architetti in 2019. Francesca is responsible for architectural drawing and representation at Degli Esposti Architetti.

 

Gerardo J. Galloni

Portrait of Gerardo Galloni

Gerardo J. joined Degli Esposti Architetti in 2015 as responsible for media content and custodian of the archive.
press @ dearchitetti.it

 

Assistants-Interns:

Sargun Aykac, Carlo Bernyak, Konstantina Gkovari, Elif Gucman, Wanyu Liang, Fabio Nicolò, Mattia Oretti.

 

 

Since 2006, the following people have been collaborating with Degli Esposti Architetti:

 

Partners:

Stefano Antonelli (2011-2013).

Design Responsibles:

Armando Bettella, Salvatore Cappello, Federico Cecere, Daniele Ceppi, Stefano Cerri, Luca Chieregato, Francesco Degli Esposti, Carlo Dell’Acqua, Pierluigi Di Giacomo, Giuseppe Joi Donati, Lorenza Maineri, Federico Mazza, Michele Megna, Michele Miserotti, Lara Morganti, Ilaria Presezzi, Gianluca Punzi.

Design Assistants:

Alessandro Abate, Andrea Abeni, Ulviyya Akhundova, Giuseppe Albanito, Cesare Albergoni, Filippo Altissimi, Rafaela Anastasiou, Andrea Angonoa, Giacomo Ardesio, Matteo Asperti, Vittorio Attili, Pavel Bartov, Laura Basello, Alessandro Bellieni, Andrea Benzi, Andrea Bonatti, Jean Philippe Bonnefoi, Agata Olga Borecka, Miriana Borghesi, Elisa Borgia, Alice Bottelli, Eleonore Bouchu, Natalia Brancaleon, Francesco Breganze, Francesco Brusegan, Caterina Buontempo, Daniele Buso, Tommaso Caenaro, Fabio Calabretta, Briselda Calliku, Carola Carnelli, Gianluca Carotenuto, Roberto Castelli, Roberto Castiglioni, Irene Sofia Ceron, Francesco Cicogna, Saskia Marie Collado, Laura Colombo, Elisabetta Colombo, Daniela Colombo, Andrea Cordò, Irene Cosca, Bombina Coschignano, Tommaso Cossu, Giorgio Costantino, Egle Costantinopoli, Elena Covili, Dennis Crudo, Valeria D’Alessandro, Giulia Margherita Dalla Bona, Livia Daniele, Saba Danusso, Gaia D’Alpaos, Stefano D’Armento, Andrea De Giorgi, Camilla Degli Esposti, Federica Del Duca, Cihangir Demirel, Andrea Di Marzo, Ettore Disconzi, Valeria Donini, Giulia D’Onofrio, Sara El Aawar, Pietro Fedrigolli, Rebecca Felline, Michela Florio, Lara Fraccadori, Andrea Fumagalli, Marco Galloni, Paola Gambero, Nika Gasimbeyli, Elisa Gibin, Anamaria Giraldo, Michele Gerli, Benedetta Gozzi, Luigi Guerini, Michael Iannaco, Sergio Iemmola, Rojin Jahangirrad, Isil Karaoglu, Merve Kocyigit, Anna Kononova, Nodar Kvanchiani, Celina Labanca, Adrian Labaut Hernández, Stefania Landoni, Candelaria Lanza Castelli, Rubén Larramendi Soria, Elena Lazzarini, Gloria Lesma, Alina Lippiello, Francesca Liva, Juan Manuel Jaramillo Lonono, Oana Luca, Giulia Luppino, Niko Malazonia, Enrico Mancadori, Matteo Mancinelli, Gianluca Manciola, Nicholas Manganini, Mauro Marinelli, Lorenzo Marsigli, Ilaria Martarelli, Hayk Martirosyan, Adolpho Meirelles, Luca Melis, Francesca Mellace, Federica Mercandelli, Cesare Merluzzi, Endri Metaj, Aldo Moccia, Andrea Mologni, Francesca Monteleone, Federica Montingelli, Marco Morselli, Arjon Muarremi, Alessandro Musolino, Anh Tuan Nguyen, Davide Andrea Nolli, Marta Novarini, Ceren Ozsahin, Anna Pagliarusco, Federica Palermo, Ginevra Parietti, Chiara Parolini, Eleonora Pasino, Patrizio Pelosi, Manuela Perfetti, Margarita Petrova, Laura Pettinaroli, Elena Piazza, Maria Paola Pizzaferri, Giovanni Podestà, Francesca Maria Pozzi, Silvia Puglisi, Alessandro Raffa, Vittorio Raspa, Selene Rini, Roelfke Rachele Rossignoli, Claudia Ronconi, Marilena Russo, Erika Sala, Mario Vera Saez, Marco Sala, Elia Sardina, Lorenzo Scappa, Riccardo Scarvaci, Matteo Schgör, Alessia Schirinzi, Enrico Sciannameo, Tommaso Serafini, Antonella Serinelli, Lorenzo Serra, Angelo Sertorelli, Pietro Servalli, Luca Simoncini, Andrea Somma, Maria Elena Soriero, Susanna Spiti, Luca Stagnoli, Stanislav Tabov, Luca Tamburini, Antonio Tanzini, Valentina Tedeschi, Davide Tezza, Claudia Tiraboschi, Luana Torri, Matteo Tronci, Ilgin Egzi Tunc, Teodora Tyankova, Demet Guliz Uslu, Susàna Velasquez Ochoa, Giuseppe Venturini, Marco Voltolina, Luisa Wang, Liu Xuda, Betul Yetkin, Andrea Zecchetti, Blazej Zemleduch, Daniele Zerbi.

Administration:

Federica Crespi, Annalisa Di Pietto, Francesca Napoli.