Cafe bookshop of the WW1 Museum in Forte Belvedere / Werk Gshwent, Lavarone, Trento ❘ F.Collotti with M.Boasso and V.Fantin
Francesco Collotti (1960) is architect (PhD) and Associate professor of Architectural design, University of Florence; gastdozent at ETH Zürich/Institut GTA in architectural theory (1994-96) and visiting professor at Architectural Department/Universität Dortmund; Professor at SSEAU European Higher School of Urban Architecture, Naples; he gave lectures at the University Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Argentina etc.
Major works presented in architectural reviews and publications:
primary school in Peschiera Borromeo (Mi) – built 1990; piazza and urban center in Peschiera Borromeo (Milan), built 2003 (1st Prize international competition Architettura colorata, exposition and catalogue 2005 Triennale di Milano “Italian architects under 50”, presented Werk b+w 1/2006); environmental and landscape reconfiguration lakeside Varese, built 2003; public housing and urban park in Origgio (Varese), built 1999; Project museum WW1 in former austrian-hungarian fortress Gschwent/Belvedere (Lavarone – Südtirol), built 2001 with G.Pirazzoli (Firenze Architettura 1&2 2005 and Archi 3/2002); Masterplan and project for social housing in Zibido San Giacomo (Milan), built 2004, with F.Ravara; Exhibition in Roma Vittoriano, From Anti-Jewish Laws to Shoah 1938/1945 Seven Years of Italian History, built 2004, with G.Pirazzoli; museum in the fortress of Pozzacchio (Vallarsa, Südtirol) and reconfiguration of WW1 battlefields/strongpoints into fortified landscapes, 2003/2007 with G.Pirazzoli; Agriculture Departments at the new campus of Università degli Studi di Firenze (2004-2007).
Short bibliography as author:
La prova di Salzburg (Milano 1993); Essays Ornamento and Restauro creativo in Dizionario dei termini utili all’architetto moderno (Faenza 1993); DOMUS Dossier Musei (Milano 1994); Architekturtheoretische Notizen (Luzern 2001); Case normali? (München 2001); Le colonne di San Lorenzo (Dortmund 2002), Appunti per una teoria dell’archittettura (Luzern 2002).
member of editorial staff Domus (1986-95); editorial board Fondazione Masieri in Venezia and member of editorial staff Phalaris (1989-94); editorial board Rivista tecnica and Archi (CH); actually italian correspondant of WERK B+W.