Mario Cucinella

1st January, 1970

Mario Cucinella

Mario Cucinella is the founder and creative Director of MC A – Mario Cucinella Architects, an international design studio, based in Bologna and Milan, specializing in research-based architectural design linked to sustainability issues according to a holistic approach.

In 2015 he founded SOS – School of Sustainability, a post-graduate training center aimed at training professionals in the field of sustainability. In 2018 he was curator of the Italian Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale with the exhibition “Arcipelago Italia”.

In 2019 he founded MC D – Mario Cucinella Design, a product design department, with numerous productions, including the collection of “Building Objects” vases, and many collaborations with the most famous companies on the Italian scene focused on principle of circular economy.

The impact and importance of his work, both from an environmental and social point of view, as an architect and educator has been recognized with the Honorary Fellowship of the American Institute of Architects (2017) and with the International Fellowship of the Royal Institute of British Architects (2016).


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