Laura Aquili graduated in Architecture with honour @ Politecnico di Milano. She joined ONL office exploring with Kas Oosterhuis parametric design and experimental programmatic structure for the exhibition NON Standard Architecture at the Centre George Pompidou. She worked @ Massimilianio Fuksas and @ Zaha Hadid Architects, commuting between London and Beijing offices. In 2006 she founded with Ergian Alberg AQUILIALBERG: an experimental architectural and design practice based in Milan, with extensive experience in the fields of architecture, interior and product design. The first design project, the side-table Vertigo, marks the beginning of the collaboration with Moroso in 2007. The first interior design project marks the collaboration with Christie's auction house, for which they designed the new headquarters, new offices in Milan and the new layout for auctions in Milan and Rome. The studio completed in 2009 an housing project in Cremona. Also, 2009 saw their first installation and graphics project for the Triennale di Milano. The exhibition "The fragile city“, curated by sociologist Aldo Bonomi, was staged successfully in the prestigious location in Viale Alemagna. The first project in the fashion world marks the collaboration with designer Neil Barrett for which they have designed the backdrop of the fashion show in Milan, AW2010. They have been commissioned different housing projects and a touristic harbour. Provincia di Milano awarded AQUILIALBERG, "New Creative & Innovative Company '08". In 2009, Interni selected AQUILIALBERG as emerging talented designers in the international scene. Laura Aquili & Ergian Alberg regularly write on Nova24 of Il Sole24Ore. They write about “Emotional, digital and technological cross-pollination between design, art and architecture” in their blog, “Des-art-chitecture”, for NOVA100. They have been teaching ‘Theor. background on the influence of dig. techn. on society, culture & arch.’, at Delft University of Technology.
Profilo di Laura Aquili