I NEED MORE: Working across scales and genres*
Alessandra Cianchetta presents her renowned Poissy Galore with Swiss practice HHF, her A-Z Drawing Series in collaboration with the artist Ania Soliman - showcased in this year's Chicago Architecture Biennial, and other recent projects at different scales.
ALESSANDRA CIANCHETTA is an award-winning Italian-born architect whose work includes master planning, cultural buildings, interiors, exhibitions, and publications. Among her recent realizations is Poissy Galore, a museum and observatory set in a park on the Seine, near Paris, the masterplan for Paris-La Défense, an arts district in Liverpool, UK and an 85,000-square-meter mixed-use sector in Lausanne Switzerland. Her A-Z Drawing Series, in collaboration with the artist Ania Soliman, has been selected for the Chicago Architecture Biennial opening this Fall. Alessandra is a founding partner of AWP, a practice based in London and Paris. In 2015 she was selected from among the leading women practitioners working in the UK for the show "Urbanistas: women innovators in architecture, urban and landscape design". She has taught architecture and urban-design studios at Cornell University, University of Virginia, Columbia University's New York-Paris Program and The Berlage. She is also a consultant and adviser to Strelka KB in Moscow and to the Future Cities Laboratory in Singapore.
*Iggy Pop, 1980
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Photo: Poissy, AWP-HHF by Iwan Baan