Onsitestudio, Baukuh, YellowOffice won the competition for the new European Library of Information and Culture (BEIC)

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Design team
Angelo Raffaele Lunati, Giancarlo Floridi, Luca Gallizioli (Onsitestudio), Pier Paolo Tamburelli, Andrea Zanderigo, Giacomo Summa (Baukuh), Francesca Benedetto (Yellow office), Manuela Fantini (SCE projects), Marcello Cerea (Studio Mistretta Starching), Davide Masserini (Ab-normal), Antonio Danesi (Stain Engineering SRL), consultants Silvestre Mistretta, Giuseppe Zaffino(Greenwich), Fabrizio Pignoloni (DotDotDot) and collaborator Florencia Collo (Atmos Labs).
30.000 m².
Competition, 11 July 2022. After the delivery of the final and executive projects, it will be possible to proceed with the tender and then the start of the actual works, scheduled from 2024 to finish by 2026.
Venue / Localitation
Porta Vittoria, Milan, Italy.
Onirism Studio.

Angelo Lunati, Gian Carlo Floridi Onsitestudio

Onsitestudio is an architectural practice founded in Milan in 2006. The studio is headed by Angelo Lunati and Gian Carlo Floridi. At this moment it employs 18 stable collaborators. The projects of the studio are informed by a sensitive approach to physical consistency according to the tone of contexts and by the potential of materials and construction as a matter of experience and the atmosphere of places. Since its founding Onsitestudio aims at to combine an experimental dimension together with a professional one, to find answers to complex problems through accurate control of the design process and continuous coordination with different consultants.

Among the most relevant projects and realizations of the office, are the school complex at Cascina Merlata (2016), the Pirelli learning centre (2016), the Duca d’Aosta Hotel (2015) and the EXPO service architectures (2015).

Onsitestudio work has been published in italian and International magazines and books ( Casabella, Domus, Abitare, Le Moniteur, T+A, etc..) and displayed in several exhibitions ( among them Biennale Internazionale d’Architettura di Venezia in 2012, 2014, 2016). Onsitestudio has been awarded Special Mention at Italian Architect of the year 2016 and 1st prize at Young Italian architect of the year 2010.

Angelo Lunati, (1973) Graduated from Politecnico di Milano in 1998, studied also at Facultade de Arquitectura do Porto and received a PhD at ETH Zurich in 2018. He gained professional experience working for SMP before establishing Onsitestudio in 2006. He is currently a unit professor of Architectural Design at Politecnico di Milano and visiting professor at TU Wien.

Giancarlo Floridi, (1973) Graduated from Politecnico di Milano in 1999, studied mainly at Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid and received a Phd at Politecnico di Milano in 2005. He gained professional experience working for several practices (JBA, Steven Holl, Eduardo Souto Moura, OdA) before joining Onsitestudio in 2011. He is currently a lecturer and unit professor of Architectural Design at Politecnico di Milano.

Paolo Carpi, Silvia Lupi, Vittorio Pizzigoni, Giacomo Summa, Pier Paolo Tamburelli, Andrea Zanderigo BAUKUH

Baukuh is a young office based in Milan and Geneve. It was founded in 2004 by Paolo Carpi, Silvia Lupi, Vittorio Pizzigoni, Giacomo Summa, Pier Paolo Tamburelli and Andrea Zanderigo. Tamburelli has been nominated to the Wheelwright 2016 prize, given by the GSD of Harvard University, a platform which aims to promote new investigation forms based in the intercultural commitment.



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