Meet the Dynamic Duo Behind Architecture Firm Fuksas

Meet the dynamic duo behind architecture firm fuksas
One of eight structures the Fuksas firm designed for the New Milan Trade Fair, a complex of convention and exhibition spaces

Doriana and Massimiliano Fuksas make up the husband-and-wife team behind the Rome-based architecture firm Fuksas, which generates some of the world’s most technically and aesthetically daring structures

IN 2011, Italian architect Massimiliano Fuksas penned an article for the Rome-based weekly l’Espresso. In “Starchitect? No Thanks,” the now 70-year-old Fuksas took on the culture of celebrity that has sprung up around big-name designers and their ever-more-spectacular buildings. “Wouldn’t it be better,” he asked, “just to make good architecture?”

For nearly 45 years, Fuksas has been operating on the premise that it would. Avoiding the signature gestures and pet theories of some of his more household-name contemporaries, Fuksas has managed to make work—like his futuristic, bubble-bound Fiera Milano exhibition center and his glitzy Fifth Avenue store for Armani in Manhattan—that’s both technically daring and visually extravagant without lapsing into the kind of easy icon-making that can be reduced to a metaphor or a napkin sketch.

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Aline Chahine
Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today. Highlights Aline founded Architecture Lab in 2008 Lead editor of dan | dailyarchnews since 2019 Founded and Creative Director of DesignRaid Licensed architect with creative sales and marketing experience Experience As full-fledged architect, Aline's background involved a great deal of research that lead to the creation of Architecture Lab as an online database of exemplary design. Her experience snowballed into founding two architecture platforms, Architecture Lab and DesignRaid. Education Aline received USEK’s Master of Architecture in 2004 and BA in English from the University of Toronto
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