Alessandro Scandurra established Scandurra Studio Architettura – SSA in Milan in 2001. Working in Italy and abroad, he designed the corporate headquarters of Philips Italia and Zurich Insurance Italia, the first Smart District in Italy, stores, and hotels. He also rennovated historical buildings. He is the artistic director of several companies.
He is curator of Palladio Museum, he was the scientific director of Fondazione Portaluppi and he is member of the landscape commitee of the Municipality of Milan.
He received nominations and mentions for awards such as Medaglia d’Oro, the Mies Van Der Rohe award and the Compasso d’Oro.
He takes part to the international debate by holding conferences in different countries. He participated at the Venice Architecture Biennale and at the Milan Triennale.
Besides his career as a designer, he also teaches and has written numerous essays and other publications. He is the author of the book “Juan Navarro Baldeweg, Umberto Riva, Carlo Scarpa and the origin of things”. He has taught at the Milan Polytechnic Institute and now he is a visiting professor at SUPSI, in Switzerland.
Nicola Bianchi associate engineer
Michele Alberti senior architect
Alessandro Danesi senior architect
Stefano Foà senior architect
Poé Matteo George senior architect
Federica Nasturzio senior architect
Barbara Soro senior architect
Silvia Zauli senior architect
Marzia De Giovanni architect
Pietro Gualazzi architect
Riccardo Radaelli architect
Giulia Zanetti architect
Sara Barone junior architect
Edoardo Lonardi junior architect
Elena Marchini junior architect
Francesca Rigobon junior architect
Jacopo Acciaro lighting designer
Sara Bernardelli quantity surveyor
Marco Caprini quantity surveyor
Pino Guidolotti photographer
Margherita Matarrese administration
Giuseppe Merlino quantity surveyor
Stefano Mirti marketing and comunication
Ivan Pavlovic rendering
Jacopo Pellegrini landascape designer
Filippo Romano photographer
SSA – AN ENDLESS RESEARCH UPON SPACE AND CONTEMPORANEITY
With clients such as Zurich, Coima, Savills, Kryalos, Ardian, Hines, EuroMilano, Generali, Estel, Luceplan, Palladio Museum, Peck, NH Hotels, SSA realizes projects around the world, developing numerous themes: territorial planning, urban and architectonic design, interior design in its various types – residential, office, restaurants and bars, hotels – exhibit design, product design.This diversification is due to a structured office, qualified in the different architectural disciplines,a multidisciplinary and multicultural team aimed at the development of projects showing high communicative capacity and market intellectual research, strictly tied to the representative values of Italian culture around the world for both product design and architecture.This research focuses on Alessandro Scandurra’s role as artistic director for Italian design companies and as a scientific director for the Fondazione Portaluppi in Milan. He edited the coordinated image of Luceplan and Estel, designing showrooms.and stands in Milan, Copenhagen, Moscow, Beijing, New York, Frankfurt, Paris.
He has held conferences all over the world, including the Venice Biennale, the Milan Triennale, and the Politecnico di Milano. He writes of architecture in Italian newspapers, magazines and lifestyle, and has published books such as “The Origin of Things” (Marsilio Editori) in 2011, or as “Miami, the sunshine city” for Miami’s “Architectures and Urban Interiors” edited by Corriere della Sera in 2017.
From 2004 to 2007, he has been teaching at the Politecnico di Milano, and since 2005, he is visiting professor at the SUPSI University School in Lugano, Switzerland.
Among the latest projects are to be mentioned Cascina Merlata Up Town, the first Smart District in Italy, Via Mazzini 9, smart offices in Milano’s main center, Testi 280 in Bicocca Business District, Expo Gate, info-point of Expo 2015, completed in 2014 and shortlisted for the Mies van der Rohe Awards 2015.
In 2009 SSA completes Zurich Insurance Italian headquarters, nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award 2011, and finalist in Medaglia d’Oro all’Architettura Italiana 2012.