Case study on mirror houses by Peter Pichler, Zaha Hadid’s student

INGLASS Bucharest 2016 will welcome Peter Pichler as a guest speaker. He’s Principal Architect at Peter Pichler Architecture in Italy and will present a case study on mirror houses at the expo conference this year. About the speaker Peter Pichler was born in Bolzano, Italy in 1982.

He studied Architecture at the University of Applied Arts Vienna and in the US at the University of California, returning back to Vienna, where he graduated with distinction in the masterclass of Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher.

Already during his studies Peter is joining Zaha Hadid in London, where he worked on several competitions covering all scales and on the award winning Nordkettenbahn in Innsbruck. He spent a while in Rotterdam working for Rem Koolhaas after turning back to Vienna and joining the team of Delugan Meissl, collaborating on an award winning concert hall in Amman, Jordan.

After finishing his diploma, Peter went to Hamburg, where he worked for Zaha Hadid as a project architect on the new Library and Learning Center in Vienna and on a 150.000m2 mixed use development in Bratislava.

He then returned to Italy, establishing Peter Pichler Architecture in Milan. Peter Pichler is a registered Architect in Italy and member of the Chamber of Architects of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano. He was nominated as Young Italian Talent by the National Chamber of Architects in Italy.

About the office

PPA is a Milan based architecture and design firm dedicated to developing an innovative and contemporary approach towards architecture, urbanism and design. The aim is to achieve the highest possible quality, excellent detailing and the creation of an integrated strategy involving the individual needs of the user, regardless of the budget.

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In all projects an appropriate integration of the architecture into its surroundings is a priority, all project solutions are determined and informed trough sustainability, value engineering and rationalisation. From an early stage, projects are set up with the ambition to develop intelligent building solutions regarding room layout, structure, building process and reduction of construction costs.


• Graduated with distinction in the masterclass of Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher, University of applied arts Vienna

• Winner Young Italian Talent 2015

• Finalist and winner of diverse national and international competitions

• Shortlisted young Italian architects 2016 (final decision in May at biennale, Venice)

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