Pier Paolo Tamburelli

Design Critic in Architecture

Pier Paolo Tamburelli (Tortona, 1976) studied at the University of Genoa and at the Berlage Institute Rotterdam.

In 2004 Tamburelli founded baukuh together with Paolo Carpi, Silvia Lupi, Vittorio Pizzigoni, Giacomo Summa, and Andrea Zanderigo. baukuh is based in Milan and Genoa.

baukuh completed the House of Memory in Milan (2015) and is currently developing the renovation of the Seminar School in Hoogstraten (Belgium), the construction of the flagship store of the Poretti Brewery in Induno Olona (Italy), the masterplan of the Pupillen site in Aalst (Belgium) and at the strategic plan for the Student City of Tirana (Albania). baukuh took part in the Rotterdam Biennale (2007 and 2011), in the Istanbul Biennial (2012), in the Venice Biennale (2008 and 2012), in the Lisbon Triennale (2016), and in the Chicago Biennial (2015 and 2017).

baukuh published “Two Essays on Architecture” (Genoa, 2012 and Zurich 2014) and “Casa della memoria” (Milan, 2016).

Tamburelli has taught at the Berlage Institute Rotterdam, at TUM Munich, at FAUP Porto, at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and he is currently a professor at the Milan Politecnico.

Tamburelli received the Icon Awards 2012 and was a member of the jury of the XVI Mostra Internazionale di Architettura of the Venice Biennale.

Tamburelli is one of the founders and editors of the architectural magazine “San Rocco”.