The pieces by Angelo Mangiarotti are considered models for the world of architecture, engineering, design and art.
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“Ultimate purpose of his research, always pursued in the rigorous respect of materials, is the definition of the shape of the object as a quality of the substance.”
Born in Milan, he graduated in Architecture at the Politecnico in the same city. Between 1953 and 1954, he operated in the US attending the competition for the Chicago “LOOP”, where he met some of the leading figures of that time like Frank Lloyd Wright, Walter Gropius, Mies van der Rohe and Konrad Wachsmann. Later he started an intense period of academic activity as a visitor for Italian universities and abroad. In 1989 he created the Mangiarotti & Associates Office in Tokyo.