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Designer name: Marcatti, Roberto
  1960 -
Biography:
Roberto Marcatti was born in Milan in 1960, and graduated in architecture at the Milan Polytechnic. In 1985 he joined the Group Zeus participating in all the cultural activities and presentations of the collections in Italy and abroad. Collaborate with Maurizio Peregalli to the creation of Emporio Armani stores. He won the Oscar Signorini Prize for Young Designers - Milan 1987 Working on a project at the Venice Biennale in group FO Gehry and C. Oldenburg. He edits the book “Word of designer” with P. Frello, for Abitare Segesta, Milano 1994. With Walter and Richard Marcatti founded before Marcatti & Associates and later EMPORIO 31 Design Outlet. It ‘a founding member of the Project ABC Dating, cultural club for the development and promotion of the culture of the project. It ‘co-founder and vice president of the Association of Zona Tortona, non-profit cultural association. He wrote the book “Design: thoughts and words” for De Letter Editore, Milan 2005. And ‘creator and curator of the project along with Cintya Concari H2O - New scenarios for survival, consisting of a traveling exhibition, a blog and an essay published by Cusl, Milan 2006. The overall project H2O was selected at the X Biennial of Design in St Etienne in the Design for Sustainability and Social Innovation (France) and won the second prize and Honorable Mention at the Green Dot Awards in Los Angeles (USA ). He teaches “Design of the Territory” at the Faculty of Design at the Politecnico di Milano. He wrote the book “Phrasebook for young designers or for boy with high hopes, looking for work even for free” for Robin Publisher 2008 Rome It is part of the National Steering Committee of ADI, Industrial Design Association since 2008. ADI Index 2008 He won the second prize at the Green Dot Awards in Los Angeles (USA) 2011 with Cintya Concari and Andrea Rovatti with the project WATER = LIFE He edited the volume with Cintya Concari Aquatecture for H2O Editions Milano 2011 Tin Compass with Cintya Concari - Forum for Peace in the Mediterranean - Acaya Castle - March 2011 Honorable Mention at the XXII Compasso d’Oro with Cintya Concari and Andrew Rovan - Rome MACRO Testaccio Pelanda 2011 He won the First Prize in the category Not Profit Services, and the second prize in the category Services at the Green Dot Awards in Los Angeles (USA) with Cintya Concari with the project and the rate Aquatecture in 2012.
Website: http://www.robertomarcatti.com

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