Marco Arcebis

The infinite fascination of design consists in interweaving skills, intuition and technology to explore different fields

Marco Acerbis was born in Lombardy in 1973.

STUDIES
He graduated in architecture at the Politecnico di Milano.

CAREER
From 1997 to 2004 he lives and works in London where he collaborates with the studio Foster & Partners. During these years he was involved in the construction of an eight-storey building for scientific research at Imperial College and became Project Leader of Capital City Academy, a high school for 1400 students, 250 meters long and inaugurated Tony Blair. In 2004, back in Italy, he opened his own architecture and design studio. Fascinated by design without limits of scale, he quickly explores with a constant interweaving of skills, insights and technologies countless themes, with the aim of creating a global project space. The Vertigo lamp, designed for Fontana Arte, quickly becomes both a best seller and a timeless icon and is included in the permanent collection of the Vitra Design Museum. The Prius handle designed for Colombo Design wins the Honorable Mention at the XXI Compasso d’Oro. Kloe armchair designed for Desalto wins the Red Dot Design Award 2009. His interest in the themes of contemporary living also led him to actively engage in the world of eco-sustainable architecture with the construction of POLINS, Strategic Innovation Pole, building certified Casaclima Class A+.

CONGRESSES AND INTERVIEWS
2005
A conversation around Italiandesign, Fontanaarte, Sydney, Australia
2007
Make way for young people! , Design Library, Milan -A conversation around Italian design, Fontanaarte, Shanghai, China
2008
Architecture between sustainability and energy efficiency, Il Sole 24 ore, Milan -Conference exhibition Green production sites Edicom Edizioni, Bologna -L’efficienza energetica dell’edificio, Modulo, Milano -Casa & Stili, Sky Leonardo TV, Milano A conversation around Italian design, Fontanaarte, Praga -Word Fashion Channel Fashion channel TV, Milano
2010
Laboratorio di Architettura, MADE 2010, by ofArch presents the project POLINS

AWARDS
Included in the permanent collection of the Vitra Design Museum
VERTIGO floor lamp designed for Fontana Arte
2008
Special mention “Review of Lombard Architecture under 40. New architectural proposals”
Selected for the Consulta Lombarda of the architects
“Organisms aware: Design and construction buildings with low energy consumption”
Selected and finalist for the Municipality of Lodi
Odysseus Award
Project selected by Confindustria Bergamo
Special Mention at the XXI Compasso d’Oro ADI
Handle for Prius door designed for Colombo Design
2009
Red Dot Design Award
Armchair KLOE designed for Desalto
PIRAEUS TOWER International competition
Winner of the 3rd prize
2010
Selected as a finalist for the Renzo Piano Foundation Award for Young Talent Architect
POLINS Polo for Strategic Innovation
Winner of the Environmental and Social Sustainability Award for the City of Saint-Gobain Italia and Ancitel Energia e Ambiente
POLINS Polo for Strategic Innovation
2011
Task 41
Oslo winning project
2012
Award for good design
Wave mixer family designed for IB Taps
2015
Red Dot Design Award
Wave mixer family designed for IB Taps
2017
Selection Index Design ADI
Energy control device Dice by Abenergie 2018
2018
Marco Acerbis among the “100 ICON ARCHITECTS 2018” selected by Interni Magazine
2019
Special German Design Award
Mesh XL designed for Platek

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