Andrea Branzi, architect and designer, born in Florence in 1938, where he graduated in 1967, lives and works in Milano. From 1964 to 1974 he was a partner of Archizoom Associati, first vanguard group internationally known, whose projects are preserved at Centro Studi e Archivio della Comunicazione in Parma and at Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. Since 1967 he works in the fields of industrial and research design, architecture, urban planning, education and cultural promotion. He is Professor at the Third Faculty of Architecture and Industrial Design of Politecnico di Milano. As a freelance journalist, he collaborates with the main Italian and foreign magazines. Many are his works as a theorist and essayist. He has been consulting editor of Idea Books, Interni, Interni Annual and of Passigli Progetti. Andrea Branzi is the only Italian author in this filed who has published his books for the Massachussets Institute of Technology. He has held lectures and seminars in Italy, France, Holland, Belgium, England, United States, Japan, Argentine, Brazil, Canada, Israel, Thailand, as a visiting professor in the main Universities.
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