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MAP studio

Profile of the Italian architecture firm MAP studio founded by Francesco Magnani and Traudy Pelzel.

Architecture-Page | Renovation of the "Torre di Porta Nuova" as a cultural centre by MAP studio

Renovation of the "Torre di Porta Nuova" as a cultural centre

"The client’s requirement was two-fold: preservation and enhancement of a historical building and; the new function of this building as an exhibition space and cultural center." says MAP studio on Renovation of the “Torre di Porta Nuova” as a cultural centre. More

Architecture-Page | Pavilion for disabled persons by MAP studio

Pavilion for disabled persons

"The Provincial Administration is the promoter of this project -- a pavilion-style residential home for disabled persons." says MAP studio on Pavilion for disabled persons. More

Architecture-Page | Principessa Pio, bed and breakfast in ancient farm by MAP studio

Principessa Pio, bed and breakfast in ancient farm

"The client wanted to design a premises that would house employees during harvesting season." says MAP studio on Principessa Pio, bed and breakfast in ancient farm. More

Architecture-Page | Project of the exhibition Arrivare a Venezia by MAP studio

Project of the exhibition Arrivare a Venezia

"The exhibition "ARRIVARE A VENEZIA" is generated by the characteristics of exposed materials: - the four panels mounted on rigid supports for the new multi garage project; - and the three panels for the presentation of each team selected for Final Phase of the contest." says MAP studio on Project of the exhibition Arrivare a Venezia More

Architecture-Page | Exhibition Il tempio Vaticano. Carlo Fontana 1694 by MAP studio

Exhibition Il tempio Vaticano. Carlo Fontana 1694

"This exhibition design directly relates to the nature of the exhibits: the complete set of seventy-nine original engravings by A. Specchi after drawings by C. Fontana as integral parts of the book that was printed in 1694. " says MAP studio on Exhibition Ill tempio Vaticano. Carlo Fontana 1694. More

Profile of MAP studio

Business Name
MAP studio
Location
Italy
Services
Architecture
Website
http://www.map-studio.it

Architecture-Page | MAP studio, Italy
Francesco Magnani

Architecture-Page | MAP studio, Italy
Traudy Pelzel

Principal(s)

Francesco Magnani (1971) and Traudy Pelzel (1967)

Philosophy

The MAP office deals with architecture and town planning projects carring out public and private charges, national and international architectural competitions; the office put together practice, teaching and research, carrying out the last two activities, during recent years, at the Universitary Institute of Architecture of Venice (IUAV).

Background

  • Founded: 2002
  • Offices: 1
  • Design team: 2

Key projects

  • VPRG Area Significativa di Villabona, masterplan, Venice, Italy, 2002
  • Project of the exhibition Il tempio Vaticano. Carlo Fontana 1694. S. Maurizio Church, Venice, Italy, 2003
  • Principessa Pio, bed & breakfast in ancient farm, Ferrara, Italy, 2005-2009
  • Pavillion for disabled persons, Bertesina, Vicenza, Italy, 2004-2007
  • Pavillion for disabled persons, Bolzano Vicentino, Vicenza, Italy, 2005-2008
  • Renovation of the Torre di Porta Nuova as a cultural centre, Arsenale, Venice, Italy, 2006-2010
  • Project of the exhibition Arrivare a Venezia. S. Marta Church, Venice, Italy, 2008

Key publications

  • "Il Tempio Vaticano Carlo Fontana 1694", CASABELLA no. 721, Mondadori, Milano, 2004
  • WONDERLAND TRAVELOGUE 99 examples and answers regarding a changing architectural practice, Springer, Wien-New York, october 2006
  • YOUNG EUROPEAN ARCHITECTS, DAAB publishing, Koln London New York, 2006
  • 1000 x European Architects, Verlaghaus-braun-DE, Berlin, 2006
  • Mulazzani M. (a cura di), ALMANACCO DI CASABELLA architetti italiani 2007, Mondadori, Milano, 2007

Key awards

  • 1st prize, Competition for the renovation of Torre di Porta Nuova, Arsenale di Venezia SPA, Venice, Italy, 2006
  • 2nd prize, Competition for the renovation of Tesa 113, Arsenale di Venezia SPA, Venice, Italy, 2006
  • 4th prize, Competition for the renovation of the central areas of Sesto San Giovanni, Sesto San Giovanni municipality, Milan, Italy, 2005

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