Gino Pollini

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Olivetti building in Ivrea, designed by G.Pollini and L.Figini, 1955-1958

Gino Pollini (19 January 1903 in Rovereto – 25 Jan 1991 in Milan) was an Italian architect.

Born in Milan, in 1926 Pollini joined Gruppo 7, and from 1929 he worked in collaboration with another member of the group, Luigi Figini. Pollini and Figini had a long association with the Olivetti company from 1934 through 1957, designing many of their headquarters buildings at Ivrea.[1] He also taught architecture in Milan and Palermo.

He is the father of classical pianist Maurizio Pollini.