FRANCESCO DI GREGORIO


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Francesco Di Gregorio (1985) is an architect based between Parma, Italy and Paris, France.

A partner of Di Gregorio Associati, Francesco’s work ranges from the small scale of the interior to the large scale of buildings and masterplans.

His work has a focus on the dialectic between structure and territory.

He lead projects in Spain, Sweden, France, Germany, Brazil, and Italy.


Currently he’s leading the design of the following main project:

Bologna Fiere, masterplan of the international exhibition center of “Bologna Fiere”, and architecture design of new the Pavillons.

Parma Urban District, masterplan and architecture design of multifunctional Shopping Center.
Scampia, interior design of a foster home for a no-profit charity foundation.

Taranto, public park with a library for a no-profit charity foundation.

Castel Frentano, single-family house in the Chieti countryside.

Monticello, transformation of a former rural building set in a wineyard.


Recent work includes:

Cibus è Italia, Italian food pavilion for Expo 2015 in Milan, later re-built as the new West Entrance of Fiere Di Parma (2016)

Cot Duà, residential housing complex in São Miguel do Gostoso, Brazil (2014)
Cittadella del Rugby, new main tribune of the Parma Rugby Arena (2013)
Fohr, renovation of an old barn on the German island of Fohr in the North Sea (2012)

Tiles and Concrete, renovation of a historical rural building in Lasagnana, in the Emilia Romagna countryside (2011)

Francesco holds a Master of Architecture from the Academy of Architecture in Mendrisio since 2010 and studied at the Royal institute of Technology in Stockholm.

President of ZID Films, a small film production collective based in Paris, France.


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Selected Publications


2018 - “Bologna Fiere”
            Il Sole 24 ore - Fulvio Irace - Milan - Italy

2018 - “Una Fiera che dialoga con la città”
            IoARCH - Milan - Italy

2016  - “West Entrance” Domus web - Milan - Italy

2016 - “Struttura e territorio”
           Casa Premium - Reclam edizioni - Ravenna

2015 - Expo 2015 - “Il cangiante piano della profondità”

           Gazzetta di Parma 07.06.2015 - Parma - Italy


2015 - Föhr - “Meta-fohr”

           Architecture A Vivrè - Paris - France


2015 - Föhr

          RAUMIDEEN - Calleway Verlag - Munich - Germany


2014 - Föhr - “Méta-Föhr”

           Architectures à Avivre. 11-12.2014 - Paris - France


2014 - Tiles and Concrete - “Costruire è un gesto del pensiero”

           Gazzetta di Parma 29.01.2014 - Parma - Italy


2013 - Föhr - “A Tile Tale”

           FRAME - Issue 91 - March/April - Amsterdam - The Netherland


2012 - Tiles and Concrete - “Creative home space designs”

           Sendpoints Publication - Guangzhou - China


2012 - Giovani architetti grattano il cielo”

            Casabella 813 - 814 - Mondadori - Milan- Italy          

         

2012 - Tiles and Concrete - “Italian grace and swedish pragmatism”

            HOME - Jaga Media - Praha 10 - Czech Republic


2011 - Metro Varese .- “Architectural and urban transformations in the city of Varese”

           Editrice Compositori - Bologna - Italy

           ISBN 978-88-7794-719-2


2010 - Brick tower - MAD Report on teaching activity 2009-2010,

           Accademia di architettura - Mendrisio - Switzerland

           ISBN 978- 888762447-2-2010


2009 - The old seager distillery - Urban Picturesque

            MAP - Mendrisio - Switzerland

            ISBN 978-0-9542371-2-7


Selected Exhibitions


2016 - “Costruire il nuovo millenio”
            Scuola Grande S.Giovanni Evangelista - Venezia - Italia

2013 - “Partire_Tornare_Restare”

           Roma - Italy


2012 - Pastshock

           CityVision Florence (Lash Up)

           Florence - Italy

           14.12.2012


2012 - Giovani architetti grattano il cielo

           Cersaie

           Bologna - Italy

           25.09 - 29.09.2012


2012 - Giovani architetti grattano il cielo

           Casabella laboratorio

           Milan - Italy

           28.05 - 11.06.2012


2012 - Architect meet in Salinunte: Partire_Tornare_Restare

           Selinunte - Sicily - Italy

           29.03 - 01.04.2012


2011 - Die Neue Italianiske Architektur

           B.C.A - Parma - Italy

            06.11.2011


2011 - Architectural and urban transformations in the city of Varese

           Villa Baragiola - Varese - Italy

           13.01 - 20.02.2011

       

2010 - Architectural and urban transformations in the city of Varese

           Accademia’s gallery - Mendrisio - Switzerland

           19.6 - 18.7.2010


2010 - MAD exibition on teaching activity 2009-2010

           Accademia’s gallery - Mendrisio - Switzerland

           18.09 - 22.10.2010


2009 - Deptford Update

           APT gallery - London - UK

           11.11 - 29.11.2009


2009 - Wave Cities - Video Installation

           T Palazzo - Parma - Italy

           22.04 - 01.05.2009


2008 - Cities are made of this

           Tensta Konsthall - Stockholm - Sweden

           30.5 - 07.5.2008


2008 - Capitalism bring it on

           NAI - Netherlands Architecture Institute - Rotterdam - NL

           10.4 - 07.4.2008



Lectures


2016 - “SediciArchitettura”

            Conferenza

            Cesena - Italia


2016 - “Università di Parma”

            Lecture - Facoltà di architettura

            “Un’infrastruttura astratta” 

            Parma - Italia                                                       


2012 - “Università di Parma”

            Lecture - Facoltà di architettura

            “Brick tower” 

            Parma - Italia     


Awards


2012 - “Giovani architetti grattano il cielo”

           Casabella laboratorio

           Milan - Italy


2008 - Cities are made of this - Urban project for Tensta

           Tensta Konsthall - Stockholm - Sweden


2004 - Memorial “Martiri di Cefalonia”

           Comune di Fidenza - Italy


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