luca gazzaniga

Born in Lugano, Switzerland in 1963, Luca Gazzaniga graduated in architecture in 1988 at the Federal Polytechnic in Zurich (ETHZ). During is academic years he worked for various practices Europe and USA, most notably with Hans Kollhoff in Berlin and Carlo Aymonino in Rome. In 1990 he set up a practice with colleague and friend architect Carlo Ceccolini, an important partnership that lasted up until 2001. A number of books and exhibitions have been dedicated to his work, including four monographic books. In 2001 he was invited to represent Switzerland at the international Architectural Biennial in Buenos Aires. He has spoken at conferences in Europe, Japan and South America. He was been particularly active in the field of architectural criticism and theory in all its forms, mainly through editorial, contributing to various specialized magazines across Europe, including Domus (Milan) where he collaborate since 1996 until today, and where was editor in charge for architecture for four years. His architectural design, initially oriented towards residential building, in particular single-family dwellings and collective housing, now encompasses all fields. He have a large number of projects in partnership with internationals practices, notably with architect Josep Lluis Mateo (Barcelona) and in the last years with Joao Nunes, PROAP (Lisbon). Today he lives and works in Lugano.

 

team

architectural director
Luca Gazzaniga arch. ETHZ, SIA ,OTIA, REG A

senior architects
Andrea Jasci Cimini
Alessio De Lazzari
Libera Olivo

architects – collaborators
Pietro Brugo
Giuseppe Fontana
Matteo Sansone
Carmela Maccarone
Federico Lazzari
Chantal Waber

students
Beatriz Abreu
Alice Mantovani

 

 

129 collaborators since 1990

Cristiano Aguiar, Michele Alberio, Andrea  Arnaboldi, Federico Barbieri, Sara Battelli, David Bellasi, Enrico Bertini, Simone Biaggi, Francis Blouin, Louise Brandberg, Andreas Büschi, Juan Manuel Campopiano, Marella Carboni, Gabriele Cascone, Valeria Casentini, Salvatore Castelli, Pierfranco Cattaneo, Chiara Maria Cecconello, Olga Chernobrovkina, Andrea Chiesa, Gianmarco Ciocca, Sara Cocchi, Patritia Coduri-Briccola, Simon Costantini, Silvia Crugnola, Daria Dallamano, Monica Da Silva, Liane Destefani, Paola Di Romano, Steve Dupuis, Laura Maria Ermanni, Juan Pablo Escalona Rivera, Virginia Fabri, Jenny Fanaro, Carlotta Fantoni, Alessandro Farina, Andrea Felicioni, Claudia Freiburghaus, Cristian Freudiger, Nicola Gardin, Juris Garofano, Davide Gaslini, Sarah Gasparotto, Gloria Ghielmini, Maruska Gianinazzi, Alessandra Giorgetti, Mattias Gorla, Fabio Guerra, Enrico Guglielmini, Laura Günderoth, Benno Helmlinger, Mona Hess, Christina Heuking, Matteo Inches, Hana Jemelikova, Veronica Juhász, Damir Kabilovic, Lovnish Kumar, Ariela Kushi,Alice Lentini, Andrea Lepek, Bruno Lepori, Stefano Liccardo, Dario Locher, Luiz Gustavo Pires Ribeiro Lo Leggio, Gianluca Lopes, Paola Madone, Marco Magnani, Alexander Maybank, Eugenio Marchio, Veronica Marzorati, Lucia Massari, Erik Mathez, Umberto Mauri, Alexander Maybank, Carole Mazzucchelli, Fabio Milesi, Tiziana Montemurro, Jordi Munoz Coll, Deianira Napoli, Ludwig Naroyan, Agatina Nocera, Lucia Odenwaeller, Paola Pappalardo, Taissa Pedrini,Olivia Pelli, Katja Pellini, Fabiana Pereira, Simona Perone, Stefano Perregrini, Camilla Prini, Darko Prolic, Giulia Radice, Emanuela  Ragazzoni, Saba Realini, Umberto Romani, Fabrizio Rosa, Paolo Rossetti, Marzia Rosso, Annette Rubaci, Katia Rusca, Ana Saboia, Nathalie Scherrer, Silke Schnidrig, Kristina Schütz, Josè Sebastiani, Natalie Tavelli, Judith Tzetsky, Alma Tursunovic, Piroska Eva Varga, Fabio Vettorato, Chantal Waber, Manuel Zanon, Boris Zorloni,  Matteo Frangi, Silvia Gasperi, Rosamaria Macrì, Gaia Pasqualini, Alessia De Vecchi  Andrea Pavan, Silvia Perego, Marco Pesta, Francesca Pola, Lucrezia Vittoria Rapillo, Roberto Roncoroni, Federica Silipo, Marija Urbaite, Vanessa  Veronesi, Leda Visconti, Michele Zago.

 

Monographs

2013

Luca Gazzaniga, De aedibus. Lucerna: Quart Verlag

2010

Luca Gazzaniga, Instinct and reason. Melfi: Libria edizioni

2004

Luca Gazzaniga, Architetture Silenziose. Ceggia: Progetto Contemporaneo

1998

Luca Gazzaniga & Carlo Ceccolini, Man’s home. Napoli: Clean edizioni

Exhibitions

2013

Connection_Import Ticino. Architecture and territory; COAC, Barcellona

2006

Architetture di passaggio. Sguardi sull’architettura del Ticino; Centro Culturale Svizzero, Venezia

2006

Architetture di passaggio. Sguardi sull’architettura del Ticino; Centro Culturale Svizzero, Milano

2006

Architetture di passaggio. Sguardi sull’architettura del Ticino; Istituto Svizzero, Roma

2005

Architetture silenziose. Esposizione monografica di 10 opere; Laboratorio di architettura Lamec, Vicenza

2005

Architetture silenziose. Sguardi sull’architettura del Ticino; Chiesa Vecchia di Clusane D’Iseo, Brescia

2004

Architetture silenziose. Sguardi sull’architettura del Ticino; Galleria di architettura, Venezia

2002

Project for the North Holland Provincial Council in Haarlem; ABC Architecturcentrum, Haarlem

2001

IX International Architecture Biennal; Buenos Aires

1998

Man’s home. Eight domestic architectures, Luca Gazzaniga & Carlo Ceccolini; Galleria di Architettura d’Arte Moderna, Roma

1998

Man’s home. Eight domestic architerctures, Luca Gazzaniga & Carlo Ceccolini; CLEAN, Napoli

1997

Man’s home. Eight domestic architerctures, Luca Gazzaniga & Carlo Ceccolini; Sala della Volta, Genova