Technical Centre in Rixheim by MFA Architects

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Matteo Facchinelli founded MFA Architects in 2007. He is member of the Brescia district architects and landscape designers order since July 2005, professor at L.A.B.A., Academy of Fine Arts in Brescia since 2011 and assistant professor at Politecnico di Milano since 2012. Architect and designer, Matteo Facchinelli was born in Brescia in 1977. In 1999 he has been awarded with a scholarship to attend the Erasmus program in Bruxelles. Thus, he attended his third year of university at the Victor Horta Institute, with Dominique Perrault as visiting professor.

He obtained the degree in Architectural Design at the Faculty of Architecture of Politecnico di Milano in 2003, with a final dissertation titled: “A new Hub at Ghedi Montichiari: Airportual Infrastructure”, supervisor: Prof. Arch. Remo Dorigati. From 2003 to 2006, Matteo has been living in Paris, where he had the great opportunity to work at world-famous ateliers, such as Massimilano Fuksas’ and Francis Soler’s. Thanks to these experiences he has gained through the years the capability to manage complex projects, and to date he is able to coordinate and lead teams of architects to bring to completion any architectural project at different scales.

Andrea Martinoli

Nicola Martinoli was born in 1977. He obtained the degree in Architectural Design at the Faculty of Architecture of Politecnico di Milano in 2002 and he is member of Architect and Landscape Designers Association of Brescia since 2004.

In 2003 Martinoli starts his collaboration with Camillo Botticini Architects’ agency working on several projects and competitions. In 2005 he wins the International Competition for the New Swimming Pool in Brescia in association with Camillo Botticini Architects and Studio Montanari and Partners, built from 2009 to 2013.
In 2008 he founded the architectural office ABDA Architetti Botticini de Appolonia & associati working on several project which the new Sport Arena in Cantù (Como), the new Swimming Pool in San Giuliano Milanese (Milano) and a residential tower in Assago (Milan).

Martinoli was selected in 2012 for the Third Edition of Projects of Young Italian Projects, promoted by GiArch Association and UTET, with a residential building in Darfo Boario Terme (Brescia). That same year he won the 2-phases international competition for a new Municipal Technical Centre in Rixheim (France) with MFA Architects, built from 2013 to 2015.

In 2011 Martinoli founded  the Paris and Milan based office ALN Atelien Architecture with his partner Luca Varesi. In 2014 he won the international competition for the French Pavilion in EXPO Milan 2015 in association with CMC (building contractor), XTU (architect) and Studio Adeline Rispal (scenography).




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