Studio Zero85 | Architetti Associati

Montesilvano PE, Italia

The studio was founded in December 2006 by the meeting of three designers from different professional experiences carried out from 2000 to 2007 between Pescara, Rome and L'Aquila. The firm is dedicated to typological and technological research in housing, paying close attention to the project / context relationship, as well as to the re-functionalization of urban spaces through different mobility, competing in international competitions, obtaining some awards. In 2007 they took part in the “Parco della Memoria in San Giuliano di Puglia” and “Europan 9 - Carbonia” competitions, obtaining a recommendation in both. In 2008 they are mentioned with the project of Services and public spaces in Rome in the international competition "Meno e più 6". They were selected for the Abruzzo Architecture Award in 2012 with the "Trabocco" project. They participate with their "Trabocco" project in the exhibition curated by Cino Zucchi "Innesti / Grafting" at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale. They are among the 50 designers, from 26 different countries, selected for the "Award-Winning International Brick Architecture 2014" with the “Artist's home-studio” project. With the same project they are awarded the "Special Mention" for the "Fritz-Höger-Preises 2014" (the only Italian designers to win this award in the three editions of the three-year award for brick architecture) which was held at the Architektum Berlin Zentrum. In these years of activity they have designed several buildings and discussed the theme of living in different types (living in condominiums and isolated), deepening the study on privacy and sharing relationships. use of materials as a design tool and comparison with the context in which the work is carried out. The studio is made up of the architects Mirko Giardino, Mario Michetti and Giovanna Pizzella