About

Lorenzo Vianello

Director

Architect

AA and IUAV MArch (ARB)
Lorenzo provides a range of complimentary design and consultancy services including structural form-finding, geometrical optimization and digital fabrication. The practice is based in central London.

He is passionate about performance-driven design, materials, robotics and have been developing skills in coding bespoke digital tools.

BIO

Lorenzo graduated in architecture in Italy in 2005 and deepened his research in computational design, attending the DRL programme at the AA School of Architecture from 2009 to 2011.

His architectural experience matured while working at Foster+Partners, OMA, UNStudio and Studio Fuksas among other firms. He has been involved in any sort of scale projects throughout the UK and internationally for both public and private sector clients.

Lorenzo has been an educator, currently working at the AA School of Architecture and Inchbald. He have been lecturing at conferences and seminars in Europe.

AGENDA

The constant evolving of people’s needs makes me prioritizing innovative design solutions. These give the opportunity to fulfill the present, but also the future definitions of physical and spiritual well-being. In this respect, Lorenzo applies cutting-edge design strategies and complex digital tools in the process of the project design. One of the peculiar architectural themes of his research is adaptive systems. The introduction of evolving variations leads to greater adaptability to the climate and social articulation of space usability. The design of buildings responsive to users’ and environmental dynamic conditions, in conjunction with digital fabrication techniques, makes this theme a possible novel approach to quality design. The quest for improving the standard of living through innovative ideas and technologies is vital in Lorenzo’s architectural agenda.

VALUES

It is our mission to provide solutions for ambitious design and digital fabrication.

We are committed to providing a first class service through working closely with our clients and by striving for continuous improvement in our designs and the services.

Our friendly, knowledgeable and professional approach helps inspire, educate and problem-solve our clients.

We build design value by delivering responsive, intelligent and enduring solutions in innovative and cost effective ways.

SUSTAINABILITY

Environmental and social responsibility are essential to our practice and work.

Providing a mixture of strategies can dramatically reduce the carbon footprint the project will leave. Key to this is prioritizing the use of recyclable material components and passive systems responding to climate conditions. We aim to future proof the projects that we are involved in from the impacts of climate change, technology advancement, energy supply changes and shifting population demographics.

A key goal of our practice is to reduce the operational impact of our business on the environment and we strive for continuous improvement in reducing our use of resources and energy.

PUBLICATIONS

Poster

Advances in Architectural Geometry 2014

September 2014: ‘Immaterial/Material Geometry’

 

Featured Chapter Introduction
AAD_Arlgorithms-Aided Design, Parametric Strategies Using Grasshopper
September 2014: ‘Form as Unknown – Computational Methodology and Material Form Generation in the AA Rome Visiting School Workshops’

 

Featured Design Project

Projecto Design n. 396

March 2013: ‘Plano diretor de Inhotim, Brumadinho, MG’

 

Interviewee
Irenebrination: Notes on Architecture, Art, Fashion and Style
March 2013: ‘AA Rome Visiting School: Form as (Dynamic) Unknown’

 

Interviewee

Glück Channel

October 2012: ‘Interview with architects Arturo Tedeschi and Lorenzo Vianello’.

           

Lorenzo Vianello

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