Vittorio Gregotti

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Vittorio Gregotti
Vittorio Gregotti - Festival Economia 2016.jpg
Vittorio Gregotti in 2016
Born(1927-08-10)10 August 1927
Novara, Italy
Died15 March 2020(2020-03-15) (aged 92)
OccupationArchitect

Vittorio Gregotti (10 August 1927 – 15 March 2020) was an Italian architect and urbanist.

He was head of the Gregotti Associati studio. His studio has designed several important buildings, such as the Barcelona Olympic Stadium, the Belém Cultural Center in Lisbon, the Arcimboldi Opera Theater in Milan and several university campuses, including that of the University of Calabria.

His studio also designed Pujiang New Town in Shanghai, China, a new town with an Italian architectural theme.[1]

Gregotti died of pneumonia caused by COVID-19 at a hospital in Milan on 15 March 2020, aged 92.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Xue, Charlie Q. L.; Zhou, Minghao (2007). "Importation and adaptation: building one city and nine towns in Shanghai: a case study of Vittorio Gregotti's plan of Pujiang Town". Urban Design International. Palgrave Macmillan. 12: 21–40.
  2. "Coronavirus: morto Vittorio Gregotti, maestro dell'architettura del Novecento". Corriere della Sera (in Italian). 15 March 2020. Retrieved 15 March 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)