Vittorio Magnano Lampugnani

Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani studied architecture in Rome and in Stuttgart; receiving a doctorate in 1977. Scientific assistant at Stuttgart University (1974–80). Consultant to the International Building Exhibition Berlin (IBA) for the new construction areas (1980–84). Director of the German Architecture Museum (1990–94). Editor of Domus (1991–95). Since 1994, Professor for the History of Urban Design at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich; since 2010, Dean of the Institute of History and Theory of Architecture (gta). Since 1980, own architectural practice, in Berlin and then in Milan. Among his most important projects: office building in Block 109, Berlin (1991–1996); housing group in Maria Lankowitz near Graz (1995–1999); entrance square of the Audi factory in Ingolstadt (1999–2000); urban design planning of Novartis Campus in St. Johann, Basel (2001-2016); underground station Mergellina, Naples (2004–2011); reshaping of the Donau banks, Regensburg (2004). Numerous scholarly architectural publications and exhibitions, among others: Architecture and City Planning in the 20th Century (Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1985); Encyclopaedia of 20th Century Architecture (Harry N. Abrams, 1986); Museum Architecture in Frankfurt 1980–1990 (Prestel, 1990); Museums for a New Millennium. Concepts, Projects, Buildings (with Angeli Sachs, Prestel, 1999).

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