Studio Fuksas, led by Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, is an international architectural practice with offices in Rome, Paris, Shenzhen.
Of Lithuanian descent, Massimiliano Fuksas was born in Rome in 1944.
He graduated in Architecture from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 1969. Since the eighties he has been one of the main protagonists of the contemporary architectural scene. He has been Visiting Professor at a number of universities such as: Columbia University in New York, the École Spéciale d’Architecture in Paris, the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Wien, the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Stuttgart. From 1998 to 2000 he directed the “VII Mostra Internazionale di Architettura di Venezia”: “Less Aesthetics, More Ethics”.
Since 2000 he has been the author of the architecture column - founded by Bruno Zevi - in the Italian news magazine “L’Espresso”.
Doriana Fuksas was born in Rome where she graduated in History of Modern and Contemporary Architecture at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 1979. She has also earned a degree in Architecture from ESA, École Spéciale d’Architecture, Paris. She has worked with Massimiliano Fuksas since 1985 and has been director in charge of “Fuksas Design” since 1997.
She has received a number of prizes and international awards. In 2013 she has been appointed “Commandeur de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de la République Française” and in 2002 “Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de la République Française”.