Pietro Cicognani was born in Bologna, Italy, and grew up in Rome. He studied at Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, the School of Visual Arts and Columbia University, where he now teaches. He founded his NYC architectural firm in 1985 with Ann Kalla (1956-2009).
His best friend, Isabella Rossellini, says this of him:
” Pietro’s curiosity pushes him to acquire vast troves of information, which he uses as the source of his many architectural solutions and creativity. His artistry is cultivated, refined, and full of cultural references, but it also has the same irreverence and joyfulness as his laughter. “
It is clear that this architect LOVES what he does. [Read more…] about Pietro Cicognani Architecture and Design