Camillo Botticini was born in Brescia on March 11th, 1965. He graduates in architecture at Milan Polytechnic University – Facoltà di Architettura, Politecnico di Milano – in 1990, under the tutoring of professor Sergio Crotti with whom he collaborates as an assistant for ten years.
actually visiting professor of architectural design in Pamplona (Universidad de Navarra and in Milan Polytechnic where in 2003 obtained my PhD. in Architectural and Urban Design (entitled Relations design and Identity in Contemporary architecture).
I began to teach in 2004 and I developed the research about relations seen as the attitude of the project to transform the contexts starting from their structural comprehension. With my group of assistants we have developed a precise design strategy about urban and architectural problems at the different scales of the design process. In the last years we focused, working with a NGO, a research on the slum problems organizing conventions and specific publications.
With my studio, I won international competitions and I realized many different types of architecture in Italy,Europe and Asia to highlight an ability to joint theoretical research and a significant operational capability.
I received important awards in architecture, (Italian Gold Medal 2012 special prize, First prize of the Italian institute of architecture (In Arch) in 2007, selected in the Mies van der Rohe prize 2007,and shortlisted in international architectural prize like Wan Award, A prize, Copper Prize Batimat, Hauser, Rivolta.
I was also selected in the Venice biennial of architecture in 2000, 2010 and 2014.
My works were published in some the most important architectural magazines (Casabella, Domus, A10, Mark, A.D. Metalocus, Detail, Hauser and the e Phaidon Atlas of XXI Century architecture.
A complete survey of my work and research can be found on the website: www.botticini-arch.com
In 2003 he obtains his Ph.D. in Architectonic and Urban Design at the Milan Polytechnic University. His dissertation is published by Clup Milano, entitled RELAZIONI, Progetto ed Identità dell’Architettura Contemporanea (RELATIONS, Project and Contemporary Architecture Identity) and becomes University professor at Milan Polytechnic University where he still teaches Urban and Architectonic Design.