Interdisciplinary practice that operates at the intersection of architecture and material experimentation. Based in Stockholm, the office is engaged in interior design, exhibitions and competitions.
Michela Barone Lumaga has worked internationally both in Europe and the US, collaborating with Jo Coenen Architects in the Netherlands, Cino Zucchi in Italy and Michael Sorkin in New York. Michela holds Masters degrees in Architecture and Urban Planning from Politecnico di Milano and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
During her studies at MIT, she collaborated with the Brazilian government in Rio de Janeiro to implement design workshops in favelas. As a Fellow for 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.