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Vespier, Danilo

Vespier, Danilo

Position
Adjunct Professor

Danilo Vespier studied at “Università Mediterranea” of Reggio Calabria (Italy) and at “Katholieke Universiteit” of Leuven (Belgium), graduating in architecture in 1998. In that same year he started his professional practice in Paris, working with MCA - Mario Cucinella Architects giving his contribution to various international competitions and research projects, especially oriented towards sustainability and energetic efficiency. In 2000 he joined Renzo Piano Building Workshop becoming an Associate architect. During 16 years in RPBW he has managed various teams and has been in charge of different prestigious projects in Europe, US, Asia and Australia. He was responsible for the MUSE (Science Museum) and the mix use development of “Le Albere Area” project in Trento (Italy), being the associate in charge throughout the entire process, from the concept to the final completion. In 2016 He founded the Studio Vespier Architects in Genoa. In 2017 He won the design competition for a Campus for University “La Sapienza” in Rome. In the same year he won another competition for a new building with classrooms and didactic services for the University of Bergamo. Beside his activity in design, he likes to share his experiences and insight with the academic and professional communities. In 2014 he was invited in Marseille by the president of the National Order of Architects of France, to lecture at the seminar “Clouture des Universites d’été de l’Architecture”. In 2016 he was Keynote speaker at the “EURAU – European Symposium on Research in Architecture and Urban Dersign”.