Pietro Derossi graduated from the Faculty of Architecture of the Polytechnic of Turin. Full professor of architectural design at the Faculty of Architecture of the Milan Polytechnic. Visiting professor at the Architectural School of the Architectural Association of London. Adjunct Professor at the Pratt Institute and at Columbia University in New York and at the Faculty of Architecture of the Lausanne Polytechnic. Visiting professor at the Hochschüle der Künste in Berlin. Scientific director of the XIV Milan Triennale. Academician of San Luca since 1998.
In 1994, together with Paolo and Davide Derossi, he founded Derossi Associati, which won numerous international competitions: Conservation and restoration center at the Reggia di Venaria, Museum and Sports Palace in Vercelli, Olympic Village of the 2006 Turin Winter Olympics, etc.
He has created several objects that became part of the history of design, such as Pratone and Torneraj (with Giorgio Ceretti and Riccardo Rosso), which are part of MoMA collection. He's one of the founders of Gruppo Strum.
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