Cino Zucchi

Bio

Born in Milano in 1955, Cino Zucchi earned a B.S.A.D. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Mass.) in 1978 and a Laurea in Architettura at the Politecnico di Milano in 1979, where is currently Chair Professor of Architectural and Urban Design. He has been ‘John T. Dunlop Visiting Professor in Housing and Urbanization’ at the Harvard Graduate School of Design in 2013 and has been visiting professor in several European and U.S. universities.

He is regularly invited to give lectures and sit on architectural juries both in Italy and abroad. He is a member of international research teams such as the ARE_Living on housing innovation, and has been the president of the Jury of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2015.

 

His essays and writings on architecture, urban design and theory have been published in many international magazines including Domus, Casabella, Abitare, Lotus, San Rocco, Detail, Bau and many others. He is the author of the books L’architettura dei cortili milanesi 1535-1706 (Electa 1989), Asnago e Vender. Architetture e progetti 1925-1970 (Skira 1999), Cino Zucchi. Inspiration and Process in Architecture (Moleskine 2012); editor of Bau-Kunst-Bau (Clean 1994), Innesti/Grafting (Marsilio 2014) and Sempering. Process and pattern in architecture and design (Silvana 2016).

He participated in the organization and exhibition design of the XV, XVI, XVIII, XIX and XXI Triennale in Milan, and he is member of the scientific committees of the XXI Triennale, of the MAXXI in Rome and of the Enciclopedia Treccani. His work has been shown at the 6th, 8th, 12th and 13th Biennale of Architecture in Venice, where the installation Copycat. Empathy and Envy as Form-makers has been awarded a special mention by the Jury (2012) and has been the curator of the Italian Pavilion at the 14th edition (2014).

 

Together with his studio CZA, he has designed and realized many industrial, commercial, residential and public buildings, public spaces, master plans and renewals of industrial, agricultural and historical areas and has participated in numerous architectural and urban design competitions nationally and internationally. His engagement in the current international debate on architecture and urban design theory in practice is widely recognized, resulting in intense intellectual relations with colleagues and critics.

Teaching

1998 – present
School of Architecture, Urban Planning, Construction Engineering at Politecnico di Milano
Milan (Italy)

Chair Professor of Architectural and Urban Design 

 

 

2000 – present
Doctorate in Architectural and Urban Design (Phd) at Politecnico di Milano
Milan (Italy)

Member of the teaching board

 

 

2013
Graduate School of Design at Harvard University
Cambridge (USA)

John T. Dunlop visiting professor in Housing and Urbanization

Conferences

Participation in the roundtable inside the loop Miarch 2014, with Matilde Cassani, Folder, Francesca Benedetto, 14 ottobre 2014.

 

Conference at the 14. Burgauer Architekturtag, Burgau (Munich), 25th September 2014

 

Participation in the conference Dress & Sommer Features Architecture, Venice, 19th September 2014

 

Participation in the conference Forum Scenari Immobiliari 2014, Santa Margherita Ligure (Ge), 12th and 13th September 2014

 

Participation in the conference What will be the future of the architect profession?, all’interno della II Edizione di Greenhouse talk, Hotel Monaco & Gran Canal,
Venezia, 6th June 2014

 

Innesti: Milano, laboratorio del moderno with the participation of Ada De Cesaris, Fulvio Irace e Michele Serra, Triennale di Milano, 21th May 2014

 

Progetto, Programma, Committenza, dialogue between Cino Zucchi and Gabriella Belli, for the fifth round of “Brera Città aperta” curated by Sandrina Banderi and Luca Molinari, Pinacoteca di Brera, 16th April 2014

 

Conference Models of Urban Space, inside the loop nEU PUBLIC
urban design practices in Europe, Politecnico di Milano, 3rd March 2014

 

1:1 Berliner Architekturdialoge. Matthias Sauerbruch & Cino Zucchi, Ambasciata d’Italia a Berlino, 18th February 2014

 

Partecipation in the seminar Il museo dell’auto a Torino, inside the loop “Monumenti e musei. Architetture palinsesto tra conservazione e trasformazione” del Dottorato in Conservazione dei Beni Architettonici, Politecnico di Milano, 29 January 2014

 

Partecipation at Tall Buildings: la sfida di Milano Porta Nuova, IV International Conference, Università Iuav di Venezia, 15th November 2013

 

Partecipation at the conference Rigenerazione urbana: cronache della città, Ex Ospedali Riuniti, Bergamo, 26th October 2013

 

Emilio Pizzi dialogues with Kengo Kuma and Cino Zucchi, first date of POLIMI TALKS Dialoghi di Architettura e Design, on the occasion of the presentation of an Honorary Degree in civil engineering-architecture from the japanese master, Triennale di Milano, 17th October 2013

 

Participation in the roundtable Opportunità, risorse, strategie. Il progetto internazionale, organized by MADEexpo e Interni, pad. 7, Area made 4 ceramics, Fiera Milano a Rho, 2nd October 2013

 

Conference “Abitare la nuova città: esperienze di housing sociale nel territorio contemporaneo”, on the occasion of 39th IAHS World Congress in Milan, Politecnico di Milano, 17th September 2013

 

Conference Cino Zucchi-Stefano Boeri, moderated by Luca Molinari, in the course of Open City from ecological landscape to architectural design, International Summer School Natura in Città, Politecnico di Milano, Polo di Piacenza, 2nd September 2012

 

Partecipation at the conference “Constructing Europe. 25 Years of Arquitecture. Breaking New Ground’’ on the occasion of the exhibition on Premio per l’Architettura Contemporanea dell’Unione Europea Premio Mies van der Rohe 2013, Triennale di Milano, 27th June 2013

 

Partecipation at the conference “Novant’anni di Architettura”, in occasione della Festa dell’Architetto 2013, organized by Consiglio Nazionale degli Architetti with MAXXI – Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI secolo, MAXXI, Rome, 20th June 2013

 

Conference Aree dismesse e natura delle città, inside the loop ‘GOING PUBLIC Gli spazi pubblici per la città del futuro’, Villa Panza, Varese, 29th May 2013

 

Conference Cino Zucchi, “A City is (Not) a Tree: New Models of Urban Space”, Piper Auditorium, GSD Harvard, Cambridge (USA), 11th April 2013

 

Participation in the International Symposium Infrastructural Monuments. Towards new monuments, organized by MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism, Cambridge (USA), 9th April 2013

 

Keynote speaker all’evento Italian Winter – Ceramics of Italy, Freiheizhalle , Monaco, 19th March 2013

 

International seminar New Dwelling Landscape, con Johannes Tovatt e Frits Van Dongen, Aula Rogers, Politecnico di Milano, 15th February 2013

 

Presentation of number Lotus 151 – Italian Theory, Salone d’onore, Triennale di Milano, 30th January 2013

 

Participation at the meeting PGT 2012. Primi passi della riforma urbanistica milanese, Salone d’onore, Triennale di Milano, 19th December 2012

 

Sketch, Script, Score. Figure of Architectural thinking, a conversation with Wiel Arets e Peter Wilson, ANCB The Metropolitan Laboratory, Berlin, 14th December 2012

 

La licenza dell’ovvio: Conversation between Cino Zucchi and Giacomo Borella, on the occasion of the presentation of the book Cino Zucchi. Copycat, published by Marsilio, della collana Castelli in Aria, Auditorium Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche, via Cornarotta 7-9, Treviso, 10th December 2012

 

Participation in the seminar What is urban design? organized by Corinna Morandi and Alessandro Rocca, Aula Rogers, Politecnico di Milano, 30th November 2012

 

Presentation of the book of Pierluigi Nicolin La verità in architettura. Il pensiero di un’altra modernità co-edito da Quodlibet e Abitare, Ordine degli architetti di Milano, 29th November 2012

 

Participation in the seminar Milano dopo il PGT. Rigenerazione urbana in fase di crisi, Sala Conferenze, Politecnico di Milano, 23th November 2012

 

Participation in the conference Mosca XXI Vent’anni dopo, curated by Alessandro De Magistris with the collaboration of Alessandro Rocca, Aula Rogers, Politecnico di Milano, 5th November 2011

 

Participatiob in the conference devoted on the book Una casa è una casa. Scritti sul pensiero e sull’opera di Giorgio Grassi curated by Silvia Malcovati and published by Franco Angeli, Ordine degli architetti di Milano, 25th October 2012

 

Presentation of the book of Anna Faresin, Architettura in calcestruzzo. Soluzioni innovative e sostenibilità, MADE, Milan, 19th October 2012

 

Participation in the forum Sicurezza & Sostenibilità: i nuovi modelli di edificio produttivo, abitativo e pubblico, SAIE, Bologna, 18th October 2012

 

Sketch, Script, Score. Figure of Architectural thinking, a conversione with Pierluigi Nicolin on the occasion of the presentation of the new book Cino Zucchi. Inspiration and Process in Architecture, Serre dei Giardini, Biennale di Venezia, 27th August 2012

 

Cino Zucchi, pavilion “Shkola”, Casa Centrale degli Artisti, Mosca, 11th July 2012

 

Cino Zucchi in the course of FESTARCH 2012, Sala dei Notari, Perugia, 9th June 2012

 

Participation in the conference Ripensare i concorsi di architettura. In che direzione vanno i concorsi di progettazione in Italia e in Europa? Critici e progettisti a confronto, in the course of FESTARCH 2012, Teatro Pavone, Perugia, 8th June 2012

 

Lecture on the occasion of the opening of the new flagship store Marazzi, in collaboration with the magazine AIT, Hamburg, 6th June 2012

 

Conference Una conversazione sull’architettura milanese with Mauro Galantino, Massimo Curzi, Enrico Molteni e Federico Tranfa on the occasion of the release of volume Bespoke/Su misura, Casabella laboratorio, 7th May 2012

 

Participation in the first conference of the series “Across Physiognomies”
insieme a Julien de Smedt, Politecnico di Milano, Aula T.1.1., Milan, 19th April 2012

 

Lecture during the cycle of conferences The Kent State lectures on design. Spring 2012, Palazzo Cerchi, Florence, 3rd April 2012

 

Lecture A city is not a tree, in the course of the event Antwerp Design, Seminars & Lectures, Department of design sciences at the Artesis University College Antwerp, Anversa, 14th February 2012

 

Lecture A city is (not) a tree, POLIS University, Tirana, 10th February 2012

 

Intervention at the conference Architetti oltre i 150 anni. Incontro con i progettisti del futuro torinese, insieme a Luciano Pia e Benedetto Camerana, Lingotto Fiere, Sala Azzurra, Torino, 25th November 2011

 

Intervention Nel paesaggio delle città:esperienza di disegno urbano in Europa, nel corso della conferenza La qualità urbana nella costruzione del piano urbanistico, in occasione di UrbanPromo 2011, Sala dell’archivio, Bologna, 10th November 2011

 

Partecipation at 8° Congresso Abitanti Lombardia Legacoop, Centro congressi FAST, Milan, 3rd November 2011

 

Partecipation at Talk – Dialogo con Ennio Brion, on the occasion of the exhibition Ennio Brion-Committenza d’autore, Spazio FMG per l’Architettura, Milan, 27th October 2011

 

Partecipation at the conference Sense the Place, una piattaforma progettuale di ricerca sul tema dell’Urban Identity, on the occasion of Settimana della Comunicazione, Libreria Extemporanea 121+, Milan, 4th October 2011

 

Partecipation at the conference ADBR/Cino Zucchi, in the course of the review Architettura della luce, PUC Parma Urban Center, Parma (Italy), 30th September 2011

 

Partecipation at the conference La buona architettura aiuta a vivere meglio? con Luca Molinari, on the occasion of Festivaletteratura, Fondazione Università di Mantova, Aula Magna, 9th September 2011

 

Partecipation at the conference ANCE “ Qualità: Spesa pubblica, progettazione, imprese edili, formazione, istituti credito per la crescita dell’economia regionale”, Museo Nazionale dell’Automobile, Turin, 4th July 2011

 

Partecipation at the presentation of the volume Gio Ponti e il Corriere della Sera, Triennale di Milano, 21th June 2011

 

Conference Architecture, city and politics “Venezia e le pietre (rotolanti)”, at FESTARCH, Oratorio di Santa Cecilia, Perugia, 4th June 2011

 

Partecipation in Architecture and media “The Even Covering of the Field, San Rocco 2”, dialogue with Pier Paolo Tamburelli, Francesco Garofalo, Gabriele Mastrigli, Pier Vittorio Aureli, at

 

FESTARCH, Oratorio of Santa Cecilia, Perugia, 4th June 2011

 

Partecipation in Sacred architecture “Cattedrali”, dialogue with Luca Doninelli, Francesco Garofalo, father Enzo Fortunato e Marco Sammicheli, at FESTARCH, Palazzo dei Priori – Sala dei Notari, Perugia (Italy), 3rd June 2011

 

Organizer of the international seminar Le Tecniche dell’invenzione
esperimenti di architettura iberica 1950-1970, Aula Gamma, Politecnico di Milano, 12rd May 2011

 

Partecipation in the conference Progetto urbano e periferie, during the workshop Dopo l’esplosione urbana una nuova alleanza tra città e campagna, Salaborsa, Bologna (Italy), 3rd May 2011

 

Moderator of the Talk architecture in the loop Talking organized by the magazine, Work Style Magazine, Studio CZA, Milan, 14th April 2011

 

Intervention to the Conferenza a tre voci, Sou Fujimoto, Akihisa Hirata e Junya Ishigami, with Luca Molinari on the occasion of the exhibition Architecture as a piece of nature, Aula Rogers, Politecnico di Milano, 11th April 2011

 

Lectio magistralis for the Opening of the Academic Year 2011-2012, Politecnico di Milano, 7th march 2011

 

Lecture at the Chandigarh College of Architecture, Chandigarh, 25th February 2011

 

Intervention at the presentation of the book ZA, Palazzo delle Stelline, Milan, 15th February 2011

 

Salewa headquarters, during Casaclima 2011, Bozen, 29th January 2011

 

Intervention to the conference Il sacro in Architettura, Monza, 19th November 2010

 

Intervention to Urban Design at 50: Territories of Urbanism, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, Mass. 12-13th novembre 2010

 

Intervention to the annual conference Siemens Italia – Eco the city, Milano, 27th October 2010

 

Social housing: micro and macro, a debate between the architects Cino Zucchi and Jacob Van Rijs, during Cersaie 2010, Bologna, 29th September 2010

 

Il romanzo di una casa, Simon Mawer and Cino Zucchi with Luca Molinari, during the Festival della letteratura, Mantova, 9th September 2010

 

Midsummer Lecure, A City is (not) a Tree: New Models of Urban Space, Amsterdam Academy of Architecture, Amsterdam 1st July 2010

 

Intervention to the Master in Collective housing, Madrid, 16th June 2010

 

Lecture A city is (not) a tree, Kunstakademiets Arkitektskoles, Copenaghen, 3rd June 2010

 

Conference La casa e lo spazio pubblico: Riflessioni e progetti tra storia e contemporaneità, Teatro Fondazione San Carlo, Modena, 10th June 2010

 

Lection Tradizione e Modernità: l’esperienza italiana nella riqualificazione architettonica e urbana, with Luigi Caccia Dominioni, Associazione giovani architetti di Verona, Verona auditorium Bisoffi , 8th May 2010

 

Conversation with Cino Zucchi during the conferences è il progetto, Ordine degli Architetti della provincia di Milano, Milan, 25th March 2010

 

Intervention to the convention Territori europei dell’abitare 1990-2010, Triennale di Milano, Milan, 16th March 2010

 

Intervention to the convention “Per tutti o per nessuno – conferenze sulla Democrazia”, Urban Center, La Spezia, 5th March 2010

 

Intervention to the congress 100 anos aprendiendo de Roma, Congreso Internacional de Arquitectura de la Real Academia de Espana en Roma, Accademia reale di Spagna, Roma, 11th February 2010

 

Partecipation to the conference Spazi dell’abitare, Auditorium della Fondazione Sadretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, 15th December 2009

 

Partecipation to the conference for the presentation of the book “ Milano verso l’Expo. Una nuova architettura” – M.V. Capitanucci, Bookshop and caffetteria degli Atellani, Milan, 10th December 2009

 

“Une ville n’est pas un arbre”expérience de dessin urbain, Salle du Sénéchal, Touluse, 8th December 2009

 

Il Clima dell’Architettura in Olanda e in Italia, Auditorium ANCE, Rome, 3rd December 2009

 

Presentation of the project Keski-Pasila Towers, Laituri – The City Planning Department’s, 19th November 2009

 

Partecipation to the conference Low cost, Low Energy, Quality architecture, Una nuova stagione per l’housing, 30th October 2009

 

Partecipation to the conference for the International Award Architecture inStone 2009, Museo di Castelvecchio, Verona, 3rd October 2009

 

La qualità architettonica: un obiettivo comune, new head office Constructors of the Provincia di Lecco, Lecco (Italy), 18th June 2009

 

Participation in Forum Di chi è figlia l’architettura, with the exhibition Medaglia d’oro all’architettura italiana, Triennale di Milano, Milan 16th June 2009

 

Round table GREEN SOLUTIONS, Lo spazio ed il verde pubblico all’interno del progetto urbano, during the exhibition Urban Solutions, Fieramilano Rho, Milan, 29th May, 2009

 

Pillole di Architettura > Housing Privato e Pubblico, conference during the 2nd Forum architettura Do you Expo? Opere e strategie per l’area metropolitana milanese del 2015, head office Il Sole 24 ORE, Sala Collina, Milan, 28th May 2009

 

Lecture A city is (not) a tree, in Ricerche di architettura in Italia, Faculty of architecture, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, 13th May 2009

 

Quale Milano? Incontri pubblici sul presente e sul futuro della città, villa Necchi Campiglio, Milan, 4th May 2009

 

Participation in the presentation of the book by Conrad-Bercah, “West workroom” (Charta) con Joseph Rykwert, Libreria Mondadori, Milan, 16th April 2009

 

Cino Zucchi, Innesti, during the Master Internazionale di II livello Architettura, Storia, Progetto, Faculty of Architecture, University Roma III, Rome, 30th April 2009

 

Intervention to the workshop “Abitare la città democratica”, during the 1st edition of the Biennale Democrazia, Turin, 22th -26th April 2009

 

Intervention to the Forum Dalla Casa all’Abitare, during the Festival Città Territorio, Ferrara (Italy), 18th April 2009

 

Lecture regarding the urbanistic of Milan, lab. professors Quintus Miller and Paola Maranta, Zurich Politecnico, Villa Necchi, Milan, 18th February 2009

 

Intervenction to the Workshop “Vicenza, città dell’architettura – previsioni”, Villa alle Scalette, Vicenza (Italy), 7th February 2009

 

Rado e Denso during the conference Seventonine, Conversations for a better city, Assimpredil Ance, Milan, 27th January 2009

 

Interview to Cino Zucchi, Tv Leonardo on the website, www.floornature.com, 19 January 2009

 

Guest Critic at the final jury of the lab. of the prof. Dr. Josep Lluis Mateo, ETH, Zurich, 16th December 2008

 

Una città (non) è un albero, Arte Srl, Bozen, 13th November 2008

 

The city is (not) a tree, Center of Contemporary Architecture in Russia, Moscow, 9th July 2008

 

Collective housing and urban landscape: Venice and Milano, lecture during the Meeting+Housing 2008, Centro Cultural de Caja Castilla-Lamancha, Toledo, 4th July 2008

 

The strange case of the creeping white-framed window clone, conference during the UIA World Congress, Centro Multifunzionale Lingotto e Palavela, Turin, 1st July 2008

 

 

Lecture at the Master’s degree 2008 in Collective housing, Universidad Politecnica, Madrid, June 27th 2008

 

Intervention at the ECOLA Award 2008, conference for award ceremony, Porto, June 6th 2008

 

The city is (not) a tree, AUT, Innsbruck, June 4th 2008

 

Sustainable City and New Public spaces during the Forum for the results of the session Europan 9, Convention Center, Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones de Galicia, Santiago de Campostela, May 31th 2008

 

Casa per tutti, conference on the occasion of the opening of the Casa per tutti exibition, Triennale di Milano, Milan, May 23th 2008

 

Une approche urbaine douce et ferme!, MAMAC Forum Architecture et Urbanisme, Nice, May 22th 2008

 

Risorse e prospettive per Milano, Palazzo Mezzanotte, Milan, May 6th 2008

 

Scienza e società si incontrano nell’architettura, Villa Caldogno, Caldogno (Vicenza), April 12th 2008

 

Una città (non) è un albero. Nuovi ambienti urbani,conference on the occasion of the Festival dell’architettura 2007, Auditorium Marco Biagi, Modena, 6 dicembre 2007

 

Intervention to the forum of architecture Milano San-Pietroburgo Città in trasformazione. I grandi cambiamenti in atto e le recenti proposte progettuali, Triennale di Milano, Milan, November 30th 2007

 

Intervention to the conference Portello semichiuso: Il progetto di ridisegno di una importante area Milanese nel racconto dei protagonisti, Fondazione dell’Ordine degli Architetti P.P.C. della Provincia di Milano, Milan, November 29th 2007

 

Intervention to the conference Nuova Darsena in città: progettare e costruire con qualità, Centro polivalente Almagià, Ravenna, November 28th 2007

 

Intervention to the convention Progetti di trasformazione urbana nell’area metropolitana milanese, nell’ambito dell’evento Urban Promo, città, trasformazioni, investimenti, quarta edizione, Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti, Venice, November 23th 2007

 

Intervention to the conference Hanover meets Europe, Leibniz University, Hannover, November 19th 2007

 

Partecipation at the 1° Congreso Internacional de Arquitectura de la Fundaciòn Miguel Fisac, La materia de la architectura, Almagro (Spain), October 18th 2007

 

Partecipation to the conference La città (non) è un albero, with Federico Oliva, in the occasiono f the Festival dei Saperi Edizione 2007, Pavia, September 6th 2007

 

Partecipation to the Moscow Public Spaces Workshop, on the occasion of the festival Arch Moscow 2007, Central house of artist, Moscow, May 30th– June 3rd 2007

 

City Layers: urban renovation of industrial sites, Italienisches Kulturinstitut Berlin Avril 20th 2007

 

Cino Zucchi, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, May 17th 2006

 

Intervention to the convention Urbanistica&Architettura, Genova, June 22nd-23rd 2006.

 

Cino Zucchi, Accademia di Architettura, Mendrisio, January 19th 2006

 

“Milano_ARCHITECTURE”, Politecnico di Milano, December 12th 2005

 

A moving eye: spazio e velocità nel progetto urbano contemporaneo: intervention to the convention Il dominio dello spazio: scienze, tecniche, rappresentazioni organized by CSI-Piemonte, Centro Congressi Lingotto, October 20th 2005

 

Intervention to Una casa per i libri, with Peter Wilson, Antonio Borghi and Franco Raggi, organized by Ordine e Fondazione dell’ordine degli Architetti, Pianificatori, Paesaggisti e Conservatori della Provincia di Milano, September 26th 2005

 

Final jury in the lab. of prof. Henk Hartzema, Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio,

 

Intervention to the seminar Cultura Politecnica e Policy Design, Politecnico di Milano, June 10th 2005

 

Partecipation to the convention Sguardisullacittà organized by 2040 Rotaract, Museo della Scienza e della Tecnica, Milan, May 28th 2005

 

Intervention to the seminar Progetto Portello una nuova porta urbana, Urban Center, Milano, 24 maggio 2005

 

Participation to the round table Architettura e rigenerazione urbana, Facoltà di Architettura di Genova, April 15th 2005

 

Participation to the convention Entrez lentement. La cosa da abitare organized by Cosmit, Palazzo Cisi, Salone d’Onore e dei Congressi, Fiera di Milano, April 13th 2005.

 

Intervention The city of tomorrow as a wise gardener’s job to the discussion Principal Voices, organized by Time, Fortune e CNN in collaboration with Shell, Singapore, February 23th 2005

 

Intervention to Progettando (a) Milano in Milano in progress, Le Biciclette, Milan, December 1st 2004

 

Lecture at AAI – Architectural Association of Ireland, Trinity College, Dublin, November 25th 2004

 

Intervention to Laboratorio Italia, autori a confronto sull’architettura italiana d’oggi, Triennale di Milano, November 12th 2004

 

Conference Surrogati di città in L’architettura per il rilancio delle città, Sede ISCOM, Rimini, October 7th 2004

 

Participation to the round table Bombe sulla città. Milano ricostruita 1944-2004, Urban Center, Milano, May 18th 2004

 

Intervention to the convention L’Arte e la Città, Sala Conferenze Galleria Arte Moderna, Turin, May 11th 2004

 

Intervetion to Ministry of Foreign Affairs Italian-Dutch Forum on Politics, Economics, Society and Culture, Milan, Palazzo Clerici, May 3-4th 2004, intervention in the culture session

 

Visiting Critic at the 4th edition of the master’s degree Progetto dello Spazio Pubblico, Lucca, Complesso di S.Micheletto, April 30th 2004

 

Intervention to Tecniche infrastrutturali e innovazione to the seminar IN.FRA 2, Forme insediative, ambiente e infrastrutture, Milan, December 2nd 2003

 

Intoduction to the the exhibition “Dal regionale all’internazionale. Progetti e costruzioni 1996-2002” Baumschlager-Eberle, Zumtobel Staff, Milan, October 16th 2003.

 

Intervention to Was ist heute “modern”? Perspektiven einer zeitgenössischen Architektur, Hamburg, September 25-27th 2003

 

Conference Milano e la trasformazione delle aree storiche: Fiera, San Vittore, Teatro alla Scala e Ospedale Maggiore in “La città e l’Ottagono” 3rd edition, Ottagono, Milan, September 16th 2003

 

Intervention to the 16th Summer Workshop Architecture of infrastructures for the historical town, Porta Sant’Agostino, Bergamo, July 7-26th 2003

 

Conference Abitazione sociale nel XXI secolo: nuove ricerche, in the expositione Austria West neue architektur, Triennale di Milano, June 18th 2003

 

Intervention to the seminar Identità dell’architettura italiana, Teatrino Lorenese, Fortezza da Basso, Firenze, May 16th 2003

 

Intervention to Progetto per la “fabbrica del vapore”, international workshop, Milan, April/May 2003

 

Discussion at the Ist Congresso Nazionale dei Dottorati di Ricerca in Progettazione with the intervention “Architettura, città, territorio e paesaggio”, Lingotto, Torino, February 14th 2000

 

Intervention to the seminar Città e spazio pubblico, Urban Center, Milan, January 30th 2003

 

Intervention to the seminar Miralles Tagliabue,architetture e progetti, Palazzo della Triennale, Milano, December 3rd 2002

 

Intervention to Piranski dnevi arhitekture 2002 – Med vizijo in realnostjo Piran days of architecture 2002 – between vision and reality, 20th international seminar, Pirano, Slovenia 22-24 November 2002

 

Intervention to the 16th Summer Workshop Antiche città. Architettura nuova, Porta Sant’Agostino, Bergamo, July 8-27th 2002

 

Intervention to the seminar Abitare le metamorfosi, XX Esposizione Internazionale La Triennale di Milano, Palazzo dell’Arte, Milan, April 12ve 2002

 

Intervention to the seminar Quanto conta l’architettura in Italia?, La Triennale di Milano, Palazzo dell’Arte, Milano, April 10th, 2002

 

Intervention to the seminar La complessità dello spazio pubblico, in “Master sullo spazio pubblico”, Complesso San Micheletto, Lucca, March 22nd, 2002

 

Intervention to the seminar 50, nuova architettura italiana, due generazioni a confronto, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Praga, March 14th, 2002

 

Intervention to the seminar Il potenziale della piccola città. 1,2,3,4 conferenze per Rovereto, Sala Filarmonica, Rovereto, March 15th, 2002

 

Internationale Entwurfswerkstatt “Project Ewald”, Herten, January 19-25th, 2002 (first prize)

 

Intervention to the seminar Dani Oris-Oris Days, Vatroslav Lisinski Concert hall, Zagabria, Croatia, October 27th-28th, 2001

 

Intervention to the seminar Città Contemporanee; atlanti, interpretazioni, progetti, Vicenza, Basilica Palladiana, September 14th, 2001

 

Lecture City and sea: waterfront projects in Europe, Split, Croatia, July 12ve, 2001

 

Final jury in the Design Seminar Stadt am Wasser Technische Universität Darmstadt, Summer Academy, Villa Vigoni, Meriggio (Co), March 19th 2001

 

Final jury in the design lab of Prof. Heinz Tesar Università della Svizzera Italiana Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, February 7th 2001

 

Chairman of the forum Stanze all’aperto. Dialoghi per la nuova architettura italiana. Temi, idee, progetti e pratica professionale, Fondazione Ordine degli architetti di Milano e Galleria Aam, Milano, September 28-30th 2000, Angelicum

 

Conference A city is not a tree to the ETSAB of Barcellona, in the Master La gran escala. La arquitectura de los nuevos entornos, Barcelona, March 24th 2000

 

Intervention to the seminar Il Museo di domani, Milano, Università degli Studi, February 10-11th 2000

 

Visiting critic in the Technische Universität Darmstadt, February 2000

 

Intervention to the European forum Oggi l’architettura: forme, culture, tecniche. Un confronto nel cinquantenario del VII Congrés International d’Architecture Moderne (CIAM) di Bergamo, Bergamo, Palazzo della Ragione, October 1-2nd 1999

 

Chairman of the Design section in the international seminar The new city-La città nuova, Association of Collegiate schools of Architecture (ACSA), Rome, May 29th, June 2nd 1999

 

Intervention “A city is not a tree”: new models for the Italian sprawl in the seminar Europe and the American paradigm: Visions of the Future for the European City, European Research Workshop, Ghent, Belgium May 6-8th 1999

 

Conference In the cities’ landscape, Cornell University, in the cycle Landscape & Italian architecture, Rome, Palazzo Lazzaroni, April 8th, 1998

 

Intervention to the international seminar La cultura e le nuove frontiere dell’impegno civile, Comune di Roma and Micromega, Rome, October 2nd, 1997

 

Intervention to the seminar Le sfide della città greca, Atene, Ente Nazionale delle Ricerche, May 30-31st 1997

 

Intervention-debate with prof. Giulio Giorello Architettura e ambiente, in the cycle Scienza e coscienza ecologica, Fondazione Faraggiana, Intersezioni, Novara, November 20th 1996

 

Intervention to Hybrid Seminar, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH), Zurigo, 11 July 1995

 

Intervention to the seminar Periphery as a project, Centre de Cultura Contemporània, Casa de Caritat, Barcelona, July 8-9th 1995

 

Intervention “Le figure del territorio”, to the seminar ILAUD-Facoltà di Architettura di Ferrara Lettura e progetto del territorio, April 5-6th 1995

 

Intervention to the seminar Sopralluoghi di cinema e architettura, Triennale di Milano, 28 February/1st March 1995

 

Intervention to the seminar Fiere e città. 2°giornata La fiera come parco tematico, Triennale di Milano, December 16th 1994

 

Participation to Thuis in de stad/at home in the city, Europan 3 forum, Rotterdam, September 21-24th 1994

 

Organizzazione e intervento al seminario Il moderno in città. Asnago e Vender e l’architettura della ricostruzione a Milano, Facoltà di architettura del Politecnico di Milano, Milano, 3 maggio 1994

 

Coordination (with Stefano Boeri and Giampiero Bosoni) of the seminar Tre viste su Milano Triennale di Milano, Palazzo dell’Arte February 22/23/24th 1994

 

Lezione Taking tiger mountain (by strategy), Architecture Lecture series, A.A.M. University of Waterloo, Carlton University, Centro Culturale Canadese, 12 novembre 1993

 

Coordinamento del seminario Bau-Kunst-Bau, con Francisco Alonso de Santos, Klaus Theo Brenner, David Chipperfield, Manuel Gallego Jorreto, Jaques Herzog & Pierre de Meuron, Steven Holl, Cristoph Langhof, Enric Miralles, Eduardo Souto de Moura, Triennale di Milano, Palazzo dell’Arte, Milano, 30-31 Maggio 1991

 

Visiting professor presso l’ Architecture school della Syracuse University di Firenze, marzo-aprile 1990

 

Visiting professor presso la SCI-ARCH South California Istituto di Architettura di Vico Morcote (Svizzera), novembre 1989

 

Closed seminar Architecture et vie sociale. L’utilization de l’espace dans l’architecture civile aux XVe et XVIe siècles, Centre d’Etudes Supérieures de la Renaissance, Tours June 6-10th 1988

 

Partecipazione al Convegno Internazionale Pellegrino Tibaldi: nuove proposte di studio, Valsola (Como), 19-21 settembre 1987

 

IBA workshop in Berlin – with Maurice Cerasi 1980

Juries

2017
Torino FA Scuola
Turin (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2016
Competition of Interior & Entrance Design of Station N.11 – Sa’at Square
Tabriz (Iran)

Jury member

 

 

2015
Mies van der Rohe Award 2015. European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture
Barcelona (Spain)

President of the jury

 

 

2014
ADI Esporre il Compasso d’oro contest

Milan (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2013
Architetto Italiano 2013” and “Giovane talento dell’architettura italiana 2013” awards
Rome (Italy)

President of the jury

 

 

2013
Premio Federico Maggia
Biella (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2013
BigMat ’13 International Architecture Award

Milan (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2012
La Ceramica e il Progetto, il concorso di architettura dell’industria ceramica italiana
Bologna (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2012
ECOLA Award

Berlin (Germany)

Jury member

 

 

2011
Housingcontext, Repertoire of projects for low-cost residential buildings
Milan (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2011
Comparative evaluation procedure to a role as a researcher at the Faculty of Architecture and Society, Politecnico di Milano
Milan (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2010
Housingcontext, Repertoire of projects for low-cost residential buildings

Milan (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2010
ETH Professor Selection
Zurich (Switzerland)

Jury member

 

 

2010
Competition SAIE Selection 2009
Bologna (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2009
International competition Europan 10
Copenhagen (Denmark) and Graz (Austria)

Jury member

 

 

2009
International competition Designing in Teheran
Treviso (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2009
ThyssenKrupp Elevator architecture Award
Dubai (EAU)

Jury member

 

 

2008
Casa per tutti, International competition to design an emergency accommodation module

Milan (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2008
International design competition for the construction of a new scientific and technological pole in Bozen, in the ex-industrial area Alumix (first and second phase)
Bozen (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2007
“Rimesse in gioco. I depositi di idee” Concorso internazionale di architettura per la riqualificazione e la trasformazione di due depositi ATAC nel VI e nel XVII Municipio (second phase)

Rome (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2007
Riqualificazione urbana delle aree denominate Piazza Rizzo e Piazza Indipendenza
San Donà di Piave, Venice (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2007
“Rimesse in gioco. I depositi di idee” Concorso internazionale di architettura per la riqualificazione e la trasformazione di due depositi ATAC nel VI e nel XVII Municipio
Rome (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2006
Bund Deutsch Architekten Preis Bayern
München (Germany)

Jury member

 

 

2006
International competition for the urban renewal of the area “ex-Ticosa”
Como (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2005
International competition Abitare a Milano. Nuovi spazi urbani per gli insediamenti di edilizia sociale/Living in Milan. New urban spaces for public housing development
Milan (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2005
Competition for the new Palazzo della Provincia
Arezzo (Italy)

President of the jury

 

 

2004
Private competition for office building “Despina business park” in Zola Pedrosa
Bologna (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2004
Private competition for the new Helvetia Assicurazioni headquarters

Milan (Italy)

President of the jury

 

 

2004
FAI “Manualmente” quality craftsmanship award
Milan (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2002
Piranesi Award

Pirano (Slovenia)

Jury member

 

 

2002
National competition for the refurbishing of Piazza San Cosimato
Rome (Italy)

President of the jury

 

 

2002
Competition “Feltria Urbs”
Feltre (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2001
“New entrance for the City” competition
Republic of San Marino

Jury member

 

 

2001
International competition of the European Library of Information and Culture (BEIC
)
Milan (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

2001
New school Campus and cultural center competition

Talamona (Italy)

President of the jury

 

 

1999
Project for the urban renewal of the Conterie in Murano
Venice (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

1998
International conference of ACSA-Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture

Design Co-Chair

 

 

1998
International competition for the new Congress Centre
Rome (Italy)

Jury member

 

 

1998
National competition for the master plan of the industrial zone of Bolzano

Bozen (Italy)

Jury member

Writings

Cino Zucchi, L’architettura dei cortili milanesi 1535-1706, introduzione di Aurora Scotti, Electa, Milano 1989.

 

Cino Zucchi, Gli stati della materia. Note sull’opera di Herzog & De Meuron, in “Lotus International” n°73/1992, pp. 50 – 66.

 

Cino Zucchi, Condominio XXI Aprile a Milano (1951-53) Mario Asnago – Claudio Vender, disegni di Sofia Bellorini, Paola Sesia, Sagep, Genova 1993.

 

Chiara Scortecci, Cino Zucchi (a cura di), Bau Kunst Bau, Clean, Napoli 1994.

 

Cino Zucchi, Francesca Cadeo, Monica Lattuada, Asnago e Vender. Architetture e progetti 1925-1970, con un contributo di Bruno Reichlin, fotografie di Olivo Barbieri, Skira, Milano 1999.

 

Cino Zucchi, Turisti per caso. Progettare per la Serenissima, in Venezia. La Nuova Architettura, Marco De Michelis (a cura di), Skira, Milano 1999.

 

Cino Zucchi, Patognomica dell’architettura moderna, in Architettura e narratività, Pietro Derossi, Claudio De Luca, Emanuela Tondo (a cura di), Dipartimento di Progettazione dell’Architettura, Politecnico di Milano, Unicopli, Milano 2000.

 

Cino Zucchi, “Una città non è un albero”: nuovi modelli di spazio urbano, in Nuova architettura italiana. Il paesaggio italiano tra architettura e fotografia, Pippo Ciorra e Marco D’Annuntiis (a cura di), Skira, Milano 2000.

 

Cino Zucchi, High-tech, low-brow in Conflitti. Architettura Contemporanea in Italia, Pierluigi Nicolin (a cura di), Skira, Milano 2005.

 

Cino Zucchi, Schermi abitati. “Individuo” e “tipo” nell’ housing contemporaneo, in Atlante dell’abitare contemporaneo, Alessandra Segantini (a cura di), Skira, Milano 2008.

 

Cino Zucchi-CZA, numero monografico di “Area” n° 125 novembre/dicembre 2012.

 

Cino Zucchi, Sharing forms. ‘Urbanity’ as emulation and habit, in La Biennale di Venezia. 14. Mostra Internazionale di Architettura, David Chipperfield, Kieran Long, Shumi Bose (a cura di), Common Ground. A critical reader, Marsilio, Venezia 2012.

 

Cino Zucchi, Arches and I-Beams: The Mutant Design of Philip Johnson’s Glass House, in “San Rocco – Indifference”, N° 7 – 2013, pp. 171 – 180.

 

Cino Zucchi, Asnago Vender: everyday abstraction, in Asnago Vender and the Construction of Modern Milan, Adam Caruso e Helen Thomas (a cura di), gta Verlag, Zurigo 2014.

 

Cino Zucchi, Nina Bassoli (a cura di), Innesti/Grafting. Vol. 1 Innesti. Il nuovo come metamorfosi / Grafting. The new as metamorphosis; Vol. 2 Milano. Laboratorio del moderno / Milan. Laboratory of modernity; Vol. 3 Italia. Un paesaggio contemporaneo / Italy. A contemporary landscape, La Biennale di Venezia. 14. Mostra Internazionale di Architettura, Marsilio, Venezia 2014.

 

Cino Zucchi, Public Spaces for the Mutimodal Fragment, in Infrastructural Monument, MIT Center of Advanced Urbanism, Princeton Architectural Press, New York 2016.

 

Luisa Collina, Cino Zucchi (a cura di), Sempering. Process and pattern in architecture and design, Silvana Editoriale, Cinisello Balsamo, Milano 2016.

 

Cino Zucchi, Venezia Junghans revisited 1996-2016. Riforma dell’area ex Junghans, Giudecca (Venezia), Italia, 1995-2003, in Lezioni di Architettura e Design. 39 – Cino Zucchi – CZA, Disegnare nuovi ambienti urbani, Alessandra Coppa (a cura di), RCS MediaGroup S.p.A., Milano 2016.

 

Cino Zucchi, Palinsesti in evoluzione. Quando il manufatto sopravvive al bisogno che muta, in Ri-formare Milano. Progetti per aree ed edifici in stato di abbandono, Barbara Coppetti con Cassandra Cozza (a cura di), Pearson Italia, Milano-Torino 2017.

 

Cino Zucchi, Ideare una facciata, in Viste da fuori. L’esterno delle chiese, Goffredo Boselli (a cura di), Edizioni Qiqajon, Magnano 2017.