Francesco Di Gregorio
Born in Parma in 1985, Francesco graduated at the artistic lyceum Paolo Toschi and then enrolled at the Academy of Architecture of Mendrisio, Switzerland. From 2007 to 2009 he studied at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm with Anders Wilhelmson and Tor Lindstrand.
Once obtained his degree in 2010 with speakers Mario Botta and Aurelio Galfetti, after short apprenticeships at the studios of Oriol Bohigas in Barcelona and Arata Isozaky in Milan he took part at "8 Giovani architetti grattano il cielo" [8 young architects scratch the sky], exhibition curated by Casabella Laboratorio. In the same year he was invited to the exhibition "Architects meet in Selinunte - Partire Tornare Restare".
He develops his design activity from the interior design up to the urban and territorial scale, with projects built in Italy, Spain, Sweden, France, Germany and Brazil.
He is Board member of the Italian Chamber of Architects for International and foreign policies, Board member of the Parma Chamber of Architects and of the Architectural Quality and Landscape Commission at the Municipality of Tizzano Val Parma.
He is founder and President of the association based in Switzerland AMA - Accademia Mendrisio Alumni which organizes events, seminars and exhibitions in collaboration with the USI - University of Italian Switzerland and the Academy of Architecture of Mendrisio. Francesco is also associate producer of ZID Films production company based in Paris.
Di Gregorio was recently awarded by the German Design Council with the “Iconic Innovative Architecture Award 2020”