Raffaele Riva co-founded AUREA Multi Family Office, a global architecture and design firm that works with Fortune 500 companies. In the interview, he talks about how being an architect is about “not being constrained by certain rules often imposed by the economic system.”
Raffaele Riva grew up in Italy after spending some time in the United States due to his father’s job. He then went to the Politecnico di Milano, where he studied architecture.
Raffaele Riva co-founded AUREA, an international architecture and design firm with offices in New York, London, and Milan. He began his architectural career at Studio Archea Associati from 1992 to 1999. He then worked at Ron Arad Associates from 1999 to 2001 before becoming a partner at Zaha Hadid Architects for three years starting in 2001. During his time there, he worked on residential projects like The Peak Residence and the Lo Residence Villa in Italy.
Raffaele Riva is an expert in architecture and design and has won the most important architectural awards in Italy, America, and internationally. His buildings are inspired by nature; an example is his chameleon-inspired buildings.
In AUREA, he has worked with many major clients from all over the world, including:
- Fortune 500 companies – such as General Electric, Dell, Acumen Brands, Lockheed Martin, Sharp Corporation, and Royal Philips Electronics.
- The World Architecture Festival and an Honorary Doctorate of Architecture from Pratt Institute School of Architecture in Brooklyn, NY, have awarded Riva a Golden Lion.
Raffaele Riva has been chosen as one of the Top 10 young architects worldwide. Also, in 2009, he was awarded an honorary doctorate of architecture from the Pratt Institute School of Architecture in Brooklyn, NY.
2013 Riva was the world’s most influential designer, and some of the best designers worldwide have praised his work. He is a global “brand” working with Fortune 500 companies, cities, and municipalities. He has been awarded the world’s most important architectural awards. See this article for additional information.
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