Architect, Founder @ MCA - Mario Cucinella Architects - ITALY
Mario Cucinella is the founder of Mario Cucinella Architects. With more of 20 years of professional practice, MCA developed a great experience in sustainable practices ranging from individual residences to urban master plans. In 2017 the American Institute of Architects (AIA) confers Mario Cucinella the Honorary Fellowship Award. In 2016 the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) bestowed upon him their prestigious International Fellowship (2016). For the 2018 Venice Biennale, Mario Cucinella is the curator of the Italian Pavilion.
In 2012, he founded Building Green Futures (BGF), a non-profit organization that promotes sustainable development through green architecture and urban regeneration.
In 2015, Cucinella founded SOS – the School of Sustainability – a multi-disciplinary post-graduate program in Bologna. SOS serves as a nexus for the exchange of knowledge for the building industry, the community and the profession.