Gaetano Pesce

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Up chair, designed for C&B Italia (now B&B Italia), 1969
I Feltri, designed for Cassina (1987)

Gaetano Pesce (born 1939) is an Italian architect and designer.

Biography[edit]

Gaetano Pesce was born in La Spezia in 1939. He studied Architecture at the University of Venice. He has since worked worldwide as an architect and a designer for companies such as B&B Italia, Vitra and Cassina. His most famous building is the "Organic Building" in Osaka. He has lived in New York since 1980, and has been a guest professor in institutions such as the Cooper Union in New York and the Institut d'Architecture et d'Etudes Urbaines in Strasbourg.[1] Some of his designs have been included in the collections of the MoMA and the Victoria and Albert Museum.[2] He is known for experimenting with new materials, and resin has become his signature material.

Awards[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Vanlaethem, France (1989). Architecture, design, art (1. publ. in the United States of America. ed.). New York: Rizzoli. ISBN 0847810860. 
  2. ^ a b reddot online (2006-02-07). "Gaetano Pesce is AW Ontwerper van het Jaar". Retrieved 2007-03-27. 
  3. ^ Chrysler design awards homepage
  4. ^ Designmatcher.com
  5. ^ Press release

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