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Massimiliano Fuksas architetto

Massimiliano Fuksas architetto, is a firm that has to its credit, internationally acclaimed interior design, product design, and architectural projects.

Architecture-Page | Bea Seating System by Massimiliano Fuksas Architetto

BEA Seating System

Strict ergonomic solutions merge with signature Fuksas sensuality to create the 'New Concept' Bea seating system that offers flexibility in features and function. More

Architecture-Page | Designs for the Officina Alessi range by Massimiliano Fuksas Architetto

Fuksas designs for Alessi

"Folding gives strength to matter," says Massimiliano Fuksas of his designs for Alessi, composed as patterns in an endless interplay of material, dimension and color. Featured here are his designs that imbibe this simple yet sensual formal approach to product design. More

Architecture-Page | BIBI-580 Seating System by Massimiliano Fuksas Architetto

BIBI-580 Seating System

"The seat is born from a new attitude, new comparisons of space and above all a design intent of receiving many users", explains architect Massimiliano Fuksas of the BIBI-580 that gives a new edge to flexibility in seating design. More

Architecture-Page | Emporio Armani by Massimiliano Fuksas Architetto

Emporio Armani

"There is no reference to any classic geometry, but to mobility and the possible variations of space," explains Massimiliano Fuksas, seeking fluid solutions towards inventive exhibition. More

Architecture-Page | Short Stories 2006 by Doriana & Massimiliano Fuksas with artist Mimmo Paladino.

Short Stories 2006

The Short Stories 2006 exhibition set stage for a collaborative between architects Doriana & Massimiliano Fuksas and artist Mimmo Paladino, presenting a fascinating collection of limited-edition furnishing accessories and contemporary jewelry. More

Profile of Massimiliano Fuksas architetto

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Architecture-Page | Massimiliano Fuksas architetto, Italy
[L-R] Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas

Massimiliano Fuksas

Native of Lithuania, Massimiliano Fuksas was born in Rome in 1944, where he graduated in Architecture at "La Sapienza University" in 1969.

In 1967, 1989 and 1993 he established practices in Rome, Paris and Vienna respectively and since 2002 he opened a new studio in Frankfurt.

From 1998 to 2000 he was Director of the VII Biennale Internazionale di Architettura di Venezia "Less Aesthetics, More Ethics".

  • 2006 Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Institute of British Architects.
  • 2006 Honorary Fellowship of Cavaliere di Gran Croce della Repubblica Italiana
  • 2005 Member of the Architecture Academy in Paris.
  • 2003 Academic of the International Academy of Architecture in Sofia.
  • 2002 Honorary Fellowship of the American Institute of Architects.
  • 2000 Academic of the Nazional Academy of San Luca, Italy.
  • 2000 Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de la Republique Francaise.
  • 1999 Grand Prix d'Architecture Francaise.
  • 1998 He received an award in recognition of his professional career at "Vitruvio International a la Trayectoria", in Buenos Aires.

Doriana Fuksas

Doriana was born in Rome where she graduated in History of Modern and Contemporary Architecture at in 1979. She attended the Faculty of Architecture at La Sapienza University of Rome.

Her projects are characterized by a continuous search in new materials and new realization techniques. Her immediacy to the process of design enables connections to be made between, study models built in the workshop and digital models realized with the latest software. She lives and works in Rome and Paris.

She has been a member of the executive board of INARCH (National Institute of Architecture), and the director of an architectural series for "Carte Segrete Edizioni" in Rome. She carried out didactic activities at the Institute of History of Art in the Faculty of Letters and Arts in Rome (University "La Sapienza")

She held the position of Curator of the Architecture's Section at the VII Biennale di Architettura in Venice 1999-2001.At the VII International Show of Architecture at the Biennale in Venice (June - October 2000) she was in charge of the four special sections dedicated to Jean Prouve, Jean Maneval, the Peace Pavilion and architecture of Spaces, and the art section.

In 2004 she was in charge of the exhibition "Forma: La citta moderna e il suo passato" at Colosseo in Rome.

She has acted as a correspondent from Paris for ARCA review, and correspondent from Rome for City Magazine International. In 2002 she was awarded Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de la Repubblique Francaise.

Since 1985 she has been cooperating with Massimiliano Fuksas. Since 1997 she has been responsible for the Fuksas design section.


  • Photographs by Carlo Gavazzeni

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