FUKSAS THE INNOVATIVE MADE IN ITALY STYLE
Meet one of the greatest International firms led by Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas. In the past 40 years Fuksas has grown into one of the most important architecture and interior design companies with more than 600 leading projects world wide, ranging from urban interventions to airports, from museums to cultural centers and spaces for music, from convention centers to offices, from interiors to private houses and design collections.
Fuksas main headquarters are divided between Europe and Asia based in the cities of Rome, Paris and Shenzhen.
Their Projects can be seen throughout Europe, Africa, America, Asia and Australia.
Furthermore, Massimiliano Fuksas has been awarded many international prizes of great prestige among which:
The “Crystal Globe IAA Grand Prix 2015” merit award in Bulgaria in 2015, “First Sustainable European Trade Fair – LEED EB:O&M certification” to New Milan Trade Fair in the city of Milan in 2014, the “Architizer A+ Award” and “Architizer A+ Popular Choice Award”, Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport – T3, Shenzhen, China, awarded in the “Transportation – Airports” category, New York, USA; Furthermore the “Wallpaper* Design Awards 2012”, EUR New Congress Centre, in Rome, Italy awarded in 2012 and the “Medal of the Presidency of the council of Ministers” in Italy in also in 2012 among many others.
FUKSAS: The who and why
Massimiliano Fuksas was born in Rome in 1944. He studied architecture at La Sapienza University and in 1967 he opened an office in Rome followed by offices in Paris in 1989, Vienna in 1993 and Frankfurt in 2002. Doriana O. Mandrelli was also born in Rome, and studied History of Art, both modern and contemporary, at La Sapienza University – graduating in 1979. She has been working with Massimiliano Fuksas since 1985.
They make a true unique “made in Italy” design power couple. Their united work has been exhibited world wide in prestigious locations such as: Tokyo, Rome, Paris, Milan, London, Barcelona and many more.
PROJECTS REALIZED AND IN THE MAKING:
The Fuksas Studio and its leaders Massimiliano and Doriana have designed countless projects that have raised in the most important cities of the world, from airports, to cultural centers to exclusive luxury stores. The following are a few examples of their impressive portfolio of creations:
New National Archives (France)
Congress Forum (Camberra)
CBD Cultural Center (Beijing)
Shenzen Airport (China)
Palace of Ex Military Union (Rome)
Armani Store 5th Avenue (USA)
Ferrari headquarters in Maranello (Italy)
Armani Store Ginza Tower (Japan)
Nuvola (EUR) an ongoing project that is creating a bit of tension between the famous architect and the city of Rome where it will be finished. However the design is the original from the Fuksas studio and it is of such grandeur that it deserves to be listed:
ALESSI (just a small selection):
E-li-li Flower Vase
Dolly and Molly Armchairs
A short commentary by Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas regarding living spaces:
Throught the eyes and creations of the Fuksas studio and its creators, Massimiliano and Doriana, we do not only witness Italian Design history but a display of the changing international arena. Their projects are so broad, dynamic, and innovative that fit perfectly in many different countries, they find a way to blend culture, history and modernity all united by unique lines, a true made in Italy signature around the globe.
We will witness, we are sure, many more creations in the years to come as the Studio Fuksas yearly reaffirms itself as one of the strongest and most wanted internationally.