Ignazio Gardella

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Birthday
30, 1905
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Mar 16, 1999 (93)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
30, 1905
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Mar 16, 1999 (93)

About

Proponent of the Italian Modernist Movement. Designed decorative furniture and objects in addition to designing buildings.

Before Fame

He graduated from Politecnico di Milano with a degree in engineering in 1928 and from IUAV in 1949 with a degree in architecture. He pioneered such prominent events as CIAM and the INU conferences.

Trivia

He and Luigi Caccia Dominioni founded the Azucena Agency, a design firm, in 1947.

Family Life

He came from a line of architects that included his father, Arnaldo Gardella, and his namesake, Ignazio Gardella, Sr. He first entered into professional architecture by working with his father.

Associated With

He and Frank Gehry were contemporaries.