Giorgio Martocchia

Giorgio Martocchia is an architect who graduated magna cum laude with a master's degree in architecture in 1998 from Sapienza University of Rome. He has worked in Rotterdam and Rome, collaborating in Massimiliano Fuksas's office for several years as a project leader in realized projects such as the Ferrari Research Center, the new Milan trade fair, the new EUR Congress Center, and the San Paolo parish complex. He established his own practice Modostudio, Cibinel Laurenti Martocchia associated architects, located in Rome, at the end of 2006.

Modostudio has been awarded and shortlisted in many international architectural competitions. Their last winning international competition, the restructuring of the Sewoonsangga Citywalk, located in the heart of Seoul, is under design development. The office has completed several buildings including the new headquarters for the Elisabeth und Helmut Uhl Stiftung in Bolzano, Italy; and a research building for Intecs SpA, a high-tech company in Rome.

Classes (Selected)

  • ARCH 3101 Design V Design and development of complex architectural projects situated in urban contexts and developed with regard to program, site, building, and representation.
  • ARCH 3102 Design VI Design and development of complex architectural projects situated in urban contexts and developed with regard to program, site, building, and representation.
  • ARCH 4101 Design VII Advanced programs in architectural design, with options in, but not limited to, urban design, architectural technology, computational design, ecology, culture, and representation.
  • ARCH 4102 Design VIII Advanced programs in architectural design, with options including, but not limited to, urban design, architectural technology, computational design, ecology, culture, and representation.

Awards, Grants, and Fellowships (Selected)

  • International Prize for Sustainable Architecture, XI edition, honorable mention (2015)
  • IQU Award, X edition, second prize (2015)
  • KlimaHaus Awards, finalist project (2015)
  • 27/37 Italian Young Architects (2010)

Exhibitions and Presentations (Selected)

  • Venice Biennale of Architecture, Italian Pavilion, Venice, Italy (2012)
  • Italian young architects exhibition, Italian Pavilion, Shanghai Expo (2010)