Team

Anja Visini studied Architecture in both Milan and Lisbon, graduating in 2007 from the Politecnico di Milano. From 2003 to 2006 she worked at Ghigos Group (now Ghigos Ideas). She has worked for the architectural firms Estudio Mariscal and MiAS Architects in Barcelona; Barreca & La Varra and Spada and Associates in Milan and Teğet Mimarlık in Istanbul. Visini has been a member of the network of professionals, NoiStudio, since its conception in 2013, developing both architectural and interior design projects in the capacity of freelance architect. Her work, which ranges from exhibit design to graphic, jewelry and architectural design, involves an interdisciplinary approach and questioning of the dissolution of boundaries within the profession. She is currently project leader for the curatorial project of the permanent exhibition of the Istanbul City Museum.

Anja Visini is officer of Luca Molinari Studio publishing projects.
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Claudia Saglimbeni holds degrees in Environmental Architecture (2011) and Sustainable Architecture of Multi-Scale Projects (2014) from the Politecnico di Milano. She holds an Executive Master in European Museology from International University of Language and Media (2018) with the thesis “Museum Brand. The design of a cultural identity in the marketing realm”. She has conducted research workshops at Galway University of Ireland, University of Toronto, Prifysgol Cymru Aberystwyth University of Wales, University Center of Folkestone (UK), as well as in Tenerife, Chicago, Beijing and Shanghai. In 2010 she worked as production assistant at AtelierForte and as coordinator of the Fafnir exhibition at Triennale di Milano. In 2013 she was a teaching assistant for the design workshops of Politecnico di Milano and Alta Scuola Politecnica (ASP), as well as teaching assistant for the course in Strategic Design at Abadir Academy of Design and Visual Arts. She became co-founder, in 2014, of Migrant Garden. Untouchable Landscapes itinerant exhibition involving 40 eminent figures from the world of architecture and design. Since 2015 she is responsible for coordinating international competitions, such as S.Pellegrino Flagship Factory. The Starred International Architecture Competition (2016), and curatorial projects at Luca Molinari Studio. She writes as an independent author for both Italian and international magazines including Platform, Hunter Fashion Magazine, Studio Architecture and Urbanism Magazine.

Claudia Saglimbeni is officer of Luca Molinari Studio competitions and consulting projects.
cs@lucamolinari.it

Federica Rasenti graduated in Architecture Science from Università degli Studi di Cagliari in 2012. After a brief experience at Rotterdam Academy of Architecture and Urban Design, she obtained a master’s degree in Architectural Design from the Politecnico di Milano (2015), where she continues to work as a teaching assistant. After gaining experience in the field of architectural design, she worked on the scientific coordination of the exhibition Comunità Italia. Architettura/Città/Paesaggio dal 1945-2000, curated by Marco Biraghi and Alberto Ferlenga at Triennale di Milano (2015). Rasenti writes for design magazines such as AREA and Platform Architecture and Design. She has worked with Luca Molinari Studio since 2016 in the areas of exhibitions, publishing and strategic consultancy for architectural competition projects such as Barilla Pavilion International Competition.

Federica Rasenti is officer of Luca Molinari Studio exhibitions and curatorial projects.
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Milena Sacchi is partner and general manager at Luca Molinari Studio. She holds a degree in Foreign Languages and Literature (English) with a major in comparative cultural studies from Università degli Studi di Milano. From 2005 to 2008 she worked in the areas of editing, project management and coordination in the publishing, communication and arts fields. She collaborated with fashion publisher Fairchild Publications, Mimmo Rotella Foundation and A.N.U.A for the exhibition Equilibrium in collaboration with National Geographic U.S.A. In 2006 she joined the editorial team of The Skira Yearbook of World Architecture, and from 2010 to 2015 served as executive manager at viapiranesi which combined the creativity, skills and know-how of Anna Barbara, Luca Molinari and Frigoriferi Milanesi. From 2009 to 2013, Sacchi held the position of exhibit registrar for the exhibition Environments and Counter Environments. Italy: the New Domestic Landscape, MoMA, 1972  which travelled to Basel, Barcelona, Stockholm and Chicago and is curated by Mark Wasiuta, Luca Molinari and Peter T. Lang.

Since 2015, Milena Sacchi sides Luca Molinari in the areas of content design and executive management of Luca Molinari Studio international projects.
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Alessandro Benetti is an architect and curator. He has been working with Luca Molinari since 2012 and has been co-curator, along with the latter, of the Milanese gallery SpazioFMG per l’Architettura since 2014. Benetti has worked with architectural firms such as Secchi-Privileggio, Macchi Cassia and Laboratorio Permanente. He has contributed to the publications Guida all’Architettura di Milano, 1954-2015 (edited by Marco Biraghi, Hoepli, 2014), Primitive Future Office (edited by Parasite 2.0, Plug-in, Genua, 2016) and The landscape has no rear (project by Nicola Russi for the Venice Biennale 2014). He has written for Abitare, Alla Carta, AreaArte, Archives de la critique d’art, ARCH+, Artribune, Doppiozero, Gizmoweb, Icon Design, Platform Magazine, and The Ship. He is co-founder of the architectural firm Oblò – officina di architettura together with Francesca Coden, Margherita Locatelli and Emanuele Romani.

Ilia Celiento graduated from the “Luigi Vanvitelli” Università della Campania, with a thesis in collaboration with the Faculté d’Architecture di Liegi (Belgium). Over the course of her studies, Celiento worked on projects and editorial publications for the same University. Her strong interest in the practices of architectural project management led to her receiving a scholarship for the international master’s degree in Management du Projet d’Architecture Complexe at La Sapienza di Roma, which she completed with top marks in 2017. During this experience, she was involved in various French, Spanish and German projects thanks to her participation in internships in both public and private entities located in Paris, Barcelona and Hamburg. Since 2016, she has worked at several firms in both Naples and Caserta, Italy, where she has gained experience in architectural design and acquired the necessary technical skills for drafting preliminary, definitive and executive design projects. Since 2016/2017 she has worked as a teaching assistant for workshops in Architectural Theory and Architectural and Urban Design offered by the Undergraduate Degree Course in Architecture of Università della Campania. Since 2017 she works as a junior curator for editorial and consulting projects by Luca Molinari Studio.

Federica Brondoni graduated with a degree in Law from the University of Milan. She successfully qualified as a lawyer in 2001, acquiring extensive experience in the field of civil litigation, including international litigations, and in contract management. In 2002 she founded her own law firm, providing legal assistance to businesses and individuals. From 2008 she worked with various reputable law firms in Milan to then return, following a brief entrepreneurial experience, in 2017, to practicing law independently. She joined Luca Molinari Studio in October 2017, where she is responsible for legal affairs and consulting, organizational and administrative activities.

Ettore Donadoni works in the field of architecture and urban planning, specializing in issues of urban regeneration. He holds a PhD in mobility networks from the University IUAV in Venice. He alternates his teaching and research activities at both the IUAV and the Politecnico di Milano with the professional activity of his own studio, Nimbu – partner to numerous architectural design studios and to Luca Molinari Studio. In 2015 he completed a research grant at the IUAV with a study on sustainable mobility in connection with the project Re-Cycle Italy. Nuovi cicli di vita per architetture e infrastrutture della città e del paesaggio. In 2016 he took part in an architectural design research project on the territory of Mozambique and the city of Pemba, coordinated by Professor Marcello De Carli. Donadoni participates regularly in conferences, exhibits and seminars related to urban landscape development.

Rossella Ferorelli is an engineer-architect. She holds a PhD in Architectural and Urban Design from the Politecnico di Milano and with Luca Molinari. Her doctoral thesis, entitled People as Infrastructure. Lo spazio pubblico della società in rete (2016), focuses on the evolution of the idea of publicness in urban areas during the post-digital era. Particularly interested in disciplines connected to information theory, her research focuses on the evolution of information, biopolitics and the built space, and on improving the forms of communication and mediation of architecture through the web. Ferorelli contributes to several journals and magazines including Domus and Abitare, teaches at the Politecnico di Milano in fields related to urban design and public space, writes and lectures at various institutions in Italy and abroad.

Francesca Sibilio is currently working towards a PhD in Architecture Theory and Design at the University “La Sapienza” in Rome. She completed her undergraduate degree in Architecture U.E. at the Department of Architecture of the “Luigi Vanvitelli” University of Campania in 2016. In 2006 she studied as an Erasmus student in Madrid at the Dipartimento di Arquitectura y Diseño of the “Universidad San Pablo – CEU”. Since 2017 she has been collaborating with Luca Molinari Studio on the curatorial project for the permanent exhibition of the Istanbul City Museum.