PIETRO CARLO PELLEGRINI
Pietro Carlo Pellegrini was born in Lucca in 1957. He completed his higer studies in Rome and Pescara, where he graduated as an architect in 1983. He has been Professor of Architecture at the Universities of Genova, Delft, Napoli, Venezia and Ferrara. He is currently the Scientific Director of the postgraduate master “MASP – Designing public spaces”, based in Lucca, in cooperation with Celsius and the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Pisa.
Among his many awards are the Premio Andil Opera Prima, the Premio Dedalo and the first international prize ECOLA (Award European Conference of Leading Architects). He’s been also invited to the Premio Piranesi and selected for the Premio Medaglia d’Oro all’Architettura of the Triennale di Milano. In 2002, he attended the Biennale di Venezia within the exhibition Lonely Living; again he took part in the Biennale di Venezia with the IX International Exhibition of Architecture in 2004 and Archetipo/Prototipo of the Italian Pavillion in 2010.
Pellegrini’s main architectural works have been published on several magazines and books, both in Italy and abroad. Moreover, four monographs on his works and philosophy have been written: Hotel San Marco a Lucca (Edizioni Editoriale d’Architettura, 1995), Il Museo della Cattedrale di Lucca (Allemandi, 1995), Pietro Carlo Pellegrini – Architetture (Libria, 2000), Architettura e progetti 1992-2007 (Skira, Editore Milano, 2007).