Luigi Snozzi

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Luigi Snozzi, 2009

Luigi Snozzi (29 July 1932 – 29 December 2020) was a Swiss architect,[1] born in Mendrisio, Ticino. He worked in Locarno and Lugano.


He studied at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. From 1962 to 1971, Snozzi worked in association with architect Livio Vacchini. From 1982 to 1984, he was a Visiting Professor and in 1985 he was appointed Professor of Architecture at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. Snozzi was a professor of the University of Sassari, at the Faculty of Architecture of Alghero, Sardinia.

Luigi Snozzi presenting his realised project for Monte Carasso in Paris, 14 nov. 2009

Snozzi died in Minusio on 29 December 2020, at the age of 88, after contracting COVID-19 during the COVID-19 pandemic in Switzerland.[2]


  1. ^ "STOA". Mi Modern Architecture. Retrieved 30 December 2010.
  2. ^ Addio a Luigi Snozzi (in Italian)