After 10 years of working in collaboration with architects like Renzo Piano, Massimiliano Fuksas and Oscar Niemeyer, Massimo Alvisi and Junko Kirimoto decide to found in 2002 the architecture office Alvisi kirimoto + Partners. In 2008 they found an engineering partnership with Alessandra Spiezia e Arabella Rocca.
The office, actually with a staff of ten people, in the last years stands out for some international awards; first prize for “Meno è più 4” about a nursery and a civic centre in Rome; second prize for “Piccole Stazioni Ferroviarie”; second prize for “Madrid 2016 – kayak site” for Madrid olympic candidature; winning award for the Corato theatre restoration, opened recently. Among various prizes, the AIT Award 2012 with the Selection of Naples Art Academy Theater in the public buildings interior category. The main completed projects are: the Molino Casillo new office building in Puglia, Incà, a complex of small and medium factories in Barletta (Bari), the Naples fine Arts Academy Theater, an hotel in Dalmine (Bergamo),a residential building in Trani (Bari), the temporary pavillions for Rome Cinema Fest, the new japanese restaurant Hamasei, the Davide Cenci’s stores in Rome and in Milan, the Tim shop Il telefonino in Genova and the Tim showroom in Rome.
The main installations are: the temporary exhibition “Il silenzio a colori” about Michelangelo Antonioni’s painting, the permanent exhibition Musical Instruments Museum for S. Cecilia Academy in the Auditorium of Rome and the Salt Expò in Naples.