Pier Paolo Tamburelli

Pier Paolo Tamburelli (Tortona, 1976) studied at the University of Genoa and at the Berlage Institute Rotterdam. In 2004 Tamburelli founded baukuh together with Paolo Carpi, Silvia Lupi, Vittorio Pizzigoni, Giacomo Summa, and Andrea Zanderigo. baukuh is based in Milan and Genoa. baukuh completed the House of Memory in Milan (2015) and the entrance pavilion of the Poretti Brewery in Induno Olona (2018), and is currently developing the restoration of the Seminar School in Hoogstraten (Belgium), the strategic plan for the Student City of Tirana (Albania) and the new headquarters of the Albanian Police in Tirana (Albania). baukuh took part in the Rotterdam Biennale (2007 and 2011), in the Istanbul Biennial (2012), in the Venice Biennale (2008 and 2012), in the Lisbon Triennale (2016 and 2019), and in the Chicago Biennial (2015 and 2017). baukuh has been awarded the Idea Tops Award Shenzhen for the Best Public Building of 2016, the honourable mention of the Fritz Höger Preis (2017), and the honourable mention of the Rotterdam Biennale (2007). baukuh was nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award (2017), the Golden Medal of Italian Architecture (2016 and 2012), and was listed among “Domus 50 Best Architecture Firms 2020” baukuh published “Two Essays on Architecture” (Genoa, 2012 and Zurich 2014) and “Casa della memoria” (Milan, 2016). Tamburelli took part in the exhibition “Mutations” (2000) and collaborated with “Domus” from 2004 to 2007. He has lectured at a number of schools and cultural institutions, including the Architectural Association London, Biennale di Venezia, University of California Berkeley, Cornell University, EPF Lausanne, ETSA Madrid, ETH Zurich, FAU São Paulo, IUAV Venice, Kunsthal Rotterdam, MAXXI Rome, MoMA New York, RWTH Aachen, Shahid Beheshti University Tehran, Tongji University Shanghai, Triennale di Milano. Tamburelli has taught at the Berlage Institute Rotterdam, at TUM Munich, at FAUP Porto, at Harvard GSD, at the University of Illinois at Chicago, at the Milan Politecnico, and he currently holds the chair of Design Theory at TU Vienna. In 2018, he has been a member of the jury of the XVI International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. Tamburelli received the Icon Awards 2012 and was nominated for the Harvard GSD Wheelwright Prize 2016. Tamburelli was one of the founders and editors of the architectural magazine “San Rocco”.

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