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Alessandra Cianchetta

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Nationality  Italian
Occupation  Architecture

Practice  AWP Paris
Name  Alessandra Cianchetta
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Awards  French Ministry of Culture Prize

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Alessandra Cianchetta (born 1971) is an Italian architect.


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Based in Paris, she is a founding partner and director of AWP Paris. Her achievements include a masterplan for developing an area of 161 hectares (400 acres) in Paris's La Défense business district.

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Initially interested in fashion, Cianchetta was persuaded by the fashion designer Emilio Pucci to turn to architecture.

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She studied architecture at La Sapienza, Rome, and went on to earn a master's degree at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, in 2000. She also completed advanced studies in landscape architecture at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Paris, in 2002.

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Her activities cover a wide variety of projects in the area of urban design and planning, including landscape design, pavilions and interiors. She is particularly interested in the effects of landscape, light, climate and art on the urban environment. In addition to her plans for La Défense, she has designed Poissy Galore, a series of public buildings and follies projects in a Paris park. Constructed of timber, her Lantern Pavilion in Sandnes, Norway, was nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award in 2009. She has also designed and curated a number of exhibitions.

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Cianchetta has taken up educational assignments at Columbia University, New York, Carlton University, Ottawa and The Berlage in the Netherlands.


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Cianchetta has received a number of awards including:

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  • 2006: French Ministry of Culture Prize for Best Young Architect
  • 2010: French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainability, Transport and Housing PJU urban planning award
  • Selected publications

  • Cianchetta, Alessandra; Molteni, Enrico (2004). Álvaro Siza: private houses, 1954-2004. Skira. 
  • Armengaud, Marc; Armengaud, Mathias; Cianchetta, Alessandra (2012). Nightscapes : nocturnal landscapes. Editorial Gustavo Gili. ISBN 8425221382. 
  • References

    Alessandra Cianchetta Wikipedia

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