Michela Barone Lumaga’s architectural practice operates at the intersection of architecture and material experimentation. Based in Stockholm, the office is engaged in exhibitions, competitions and interior design.
Michela Barone Lumaga has collaborated with the Brazilian government in Rio de Janeiro to implement design workshops in slums and, as a fellow at the TATA Center for Technology and Design (MIT Energy Initiative), she implemented a digitally fabricated, masonry based, Pilot Home for India. Her thesis, “Public by Design: Auto-fabrication for a Contemporary Urban Physiognomy” proposes urban objects that can be designed and built by citizens.
As an educator, Michela Barone Lumaga held teaching assistant positions in design studios both at MIT and at Politecnico di Milano. Michela Barone Lumaga holds two Masters degrees, one from Politecnico di Milano and the other from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Since her graduation from Politecnico di Milano, Michela Barone Lumaga has worked internationally both in Europe and USA, collaborating with Jo Coenen Architects in the Netherlands, Cino Zucchi in Italy and Michael Sorkin in New York.