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After 10 years of working in collaboration with architects like Renzo Piano, Massimiliano Fuksas and Oscar Niemeyer, Massimo Alvisi (graduated in 1994 at the faculty of Architecture of Florence in collaboration with l'Ecole d'Architecture La Villette of Paris) and Junko Kirimoto (graduated in 1992 at Kyoto Seika University) decided to found in 2002 the architecture office Alvisi Kirimoto + Partners. In 2008, the Office became an Engineering company.
In the last years, the Office, with a current staff of twelve people, stands out for some international awards, such as the first prize for the competition of requalification of Hanoi city centre in Vietnam and the first prize for "Meno è più 4" about a nursery, civic centre and library in Rome.
The Office received also important awards for international design competitions, such as "Piccole Stazioni Ferroviarie", "Madrid 2016 - Kayak site" and the invitation for the competition about the transformation of the Giustiniano Imperatore area in Rome.
In 2006, Alvisi Kirimoto + Partners won the competition for the restoration of the City Theatre in Corato that it was completed in 2012.
Among other prizes, The Theatre of the Academy of Fine Arts in Naples was selected for the Interiors of Public Building category of AIT Award 2012.
The main completed projects are: the interiors of the new Alexandrinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, the Bulgari Winery in San Casciano dei Bagni (Tuscany), the Molino Casillo new office building in Puglia, the Theatre of the Academy of Fine Arts in Naples, the City Theatre in Corato, Incà Complex of small and medium factories in Barletta (Bari), the masterplan of Acquario delle Puglie, the One hotel in Dalmine (Bergamo), a residential building in Trani (Bari), the temporary pavilions for Rome Cinema Fest, the new Japanese restaurant Hamasei, the Davide Cenci's stores in Rome and Milan, the Pharmaceutical labs and office of Medlac Pharma in Hanoi (Vietnam).
The office is also famous for the installations of Aristaios Museum and Musa, the musical instruments museum, in the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome, the temporary exhibition "il silenzio a colori" about Michelangelo Antonioni's painting and the Saltexpò in Naples.
Alvisi Kirimoto + Partners has a strong background with works in major Italian cities but also in small towns and suburban areas. Furthermore, after an intense professional partnership with the architect Renzo Piano, Massimo Alvisi helped the Senator as one of the main tutor of G124 program that it was focused on the restoration and development of Italian suburbs.
The Office is actually engaged in the draft of the guidelines for the planning policies of Battipaglia (Salerno), that it will be the basis for the new Unitary Development Plan.
Alvisi Kirimoto + Partners has also completed the project management for OMA in the Mercati Generali project in Rome and Prada Foundation in Milan, for Mabco Construction in the Universal Astana Concert Hall in Kazakhstan and for RPBW in the Rocca Frassinello Winery in Gavorrano (Grosseto).
Among various works in progress, the Office is committed to the project of the Hotel Luxury Spa in Trani, a new winery in Corato and mansions in Tuscany and Lazio.
Main publications: Casabella (July/August 2013);Surface USA (July/August 2013); Elle Décor (July/August 2013); Vivienda y Decoracion Chile (June 2013); OnOffice UK (May 2013); Licht+Raum Germany (April 2013); Perspective Hong Kong (March 2013); a+a China (December 2012); Architecture Update India (August 2012);The Plan (March 2011); Ottagono (March 2011); Nikkei Architecture (January 2010); Costruire (December 2009); Almanacco di Casabella 2008; Class (August 2008); AD Architectural Design (May-June 2007); il volume Negozi 2 (Motta Editore 2007); The Plan (April-May 2007); Abitare (March 2007); d’Architettura (December 2006); Edilizia e Territorio (September 2005); Ottagono (April 2004) and articles on newspapers, such as La Repubblica, Il Messaggero, Il Foglio, La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno, Il Corriere della Sera.
- Architectural Design;
- Project Management;
- Urban Design, Master Plan and Concept Planning;
- Bioclimatic Architecture;
- Interior Design and Space Planning.