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Pierandrea Angius Associate MArch, PhD, ARB

Profile:
Pierandrea joined us as an architect in 2010, having previously collaborated with a number of studios in the UK and Italy. His specialist area of interest is the application of computational and generative tools to the design of the building envelope – he has brought his expertise in this field to a number of projects, including the Chengdu Contemporary Art Centre in China, Cairo Expo Hotel, BBK Headquarters in Zorrozaurre, Sky SOHO in Shanghai and a leisure complex in Macau.

Education:
Pierandrea has had an illustrious academic career, starting with a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the Politecnico di Milano, including a year abroad at the “E.S.A.D.” Ecole Supérieure d’Art et de Design d’Orléans, followed by a Masters in Architecture and Urbanism from the Architectural Association. In 2012 he completed a PhD in Building Technology and Environmental Design at the Politecnico di Milano.

Teaching:
He has taught at the Politecnico di Milano, the University of Pennsylvania Visiting Design Studio in London and he has been a course tutor at the Architectural Association’s Design Research Laboratory since 2012.

Publications:
His essays and projects have been published in Italyand UKand include: ‘Passive systems and natural ventilation in architecture’, published in Frames (2010); ‘Chimera Project, Mangal City’, article in AD volume 79 (2009); ‘Pluripotency – a Model for Parametric Design’, conference paper, 2009; ‘M.A.V. Audio-visual Museum in Rome’, published by CLUP,Milan (2005).

Pierandrea Angius