Aldo ROSSI

(1931 – 1997)

Italian architect and designer and one of the leading exponents of the postmodern movement | 1931 born in Milan / Italy | 1949-59 studies architecture at the “Milan Polytechnic” | 1955-64 works as an editor for an architectural magazine | 1972-74 visiting professor at ETH Zürich | 1983 curator of the “Venice Biennale of Architecture” | 1986 founds “Studio di Architettura” in New York City, together with Morris Adjimi | 1987 founds office in The Hague / Netherlands | 1987-89 builds a hotel in Fukuoka, Japan | 1988 honorary member of the “American Institute of Architects” | 1990 honoured by Pritzker Architecture Prize | 1997 died in Milan

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