Mario Bellini is an internationally recognized architect and designer. He was honoured with the desired Compasso d’Oro eight times and he also received several architecture awards, such as the Medaglia d’oro (2004), which has been given by the Italian president for the encouragement of design and architecture in the world, or the Ambrogino d’oro (2011), for civil projects of the city of Milan.
Mario Bellini spoke in front of many big cultural centers of the world and he edited the famous Domos magazine from 1985 to 1991.
25 of his works are in the permanent exposition of the New York Museum of Modern Art, which even honoured him with a personal retrospective in 1987. Furthermore Mario Bellini already cooperated with many artists for arts, design and architecture expositions in Italy and all over the world.
Bellini concentrates on architecture since the 1980s. Some of his most important constructions are the Portello expositions district in Milan, the Villa Erba in Cernobbio, the Tokyo Design Center in Japan, the Natuzzi Americas Headquarter in the United States, the exposition building in Essen in Germany, the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, the main basement of the German Bench in Frankfurt am Main, the Verona Forum Complex, the Museum of the city history of Bologna or the department for Islamic art in the Louvre in Paris.
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