Pio e Tito Toso

For us every project is a dialogue, not a monologue…

Pio Toso was born in 1973 in Venice.
Tito Toso was born two years before, in 1971 in Venice.

EDUCATION
They graduated in architecture in Venice in 1998.

CAREER
In 1996 they opened the design PIO&TITOTOSO design studio.
They worked in the field of architecture carrying out numerous projects both nationally and internationally and took part in several competitions.
They worked in the field of architecture carrying out numerous projects both nationally and internationally and took part in several competitions. They also collaborated in the area of furniture and design, producing creations for the most distinguished of companies: Artemide, Foscarini, Leucos, Venini, and Vistosi for lighting and Alessi, Colombo design, Guzzini, Frighetto, Metalco, Pedrali, Segis, and Rossi di Albizzate for furniture. They participated in the design of stands, exhibitions, shops, offices and warehouses for a range of companies, managing the images and graphics.

AWARDS
1999 Special mention at the international architectural competition Trevi flash art museum
Special mention at the Young & design ’99 competition
2001 Second prize in the Young & design competition 2001
2003 Third prize at the international architectural competition for the construction of a multipurpose theatrical structure in Montalto di Castro 2003
Two special mentions at the Young & design 2003 competition
2004 Third prize in the Young & design competition 2004
2004-2005 Selection I.Dot
2005 First prize at the architectural competition for the redevelopment of the Caposile center 2005
2005-2006 Selection I.Dot
2005 First prize in the Young & design competition 2005
2006 Second prize at the international architectural competition Il tunnel, Il ponte, La storia 2006
2006-2007 Selection I.Dot
2007 Second prize at the international architectural competition Expansion of the PalaSojourner in Rieti 2007
2008  Second prize at the international architectural competition Interreg IV DRAVA PIAVE Rivers and Architecture, Ecotourism and urban development of the river Piave 2010
Second prize at the international architectural competition for the redevelopment of access to the town of Civita di Bagnoregio 2008
2009 Good Design Award 2009
2010 First prize at the national competition Tercas architecture 14th edition, 2000
Third prize at the international landscape – environmental – tourist – sports and recreational redevelopment competition of the Alento River 2010
2012-2015 RedDot Design Award 2012 / 2015
2015 Selection Compasso d’Oro Internazionale 2015
2016 Design Plus 2016
2017 RedDot Design Award 2017

EXHIBITIONS

Rome, Museo dei Fori Imperiali: Meet design, exhibition entitled ““Il design italiano dal 1948”
Turin, Palazzo Bertalazone: Meet design, exhibition entitled “Il design italiano dal 1948”
Open Design Italy: exhibition ““Studi Aperti”
Castello Inferiore of Marostica (VI): “Segni su Marostica”
Palazzo Lucarini Trevi (PG) “Exhibition of projects mentioned in the Trevi flash art museum competition”
Bari “Premio Nazionale di Architettura Trevi Flash Art Museum”
Silvi Marina (TE) “Tercas architecture national prize”
Grenoble Ecole d’Architecture, France “Exhibition of the winning projects of the last five editions of the Tercas architecture prize”
Montalto di Castro “Exhibition of winning projects at the international architectural competition for the construction of a multipurpose theatrical structure in Montalto di Castro
New York, exhibition at the Chelsea Art Museum
Rome, Palazzo della Fontana di Trevi: “Exhibition of the winning projects of the international architectural competition announced by ANAS Il ponte, Il Tunnel, La Storia”

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