Pier Carlo Bontempi Architect
Pier Carlo Bontempi studied architecture at the University of Florence. As an academic, he has taught in different universities and at The Prince of Wale's Institute of Architecture in London. He received a national award for the restoration of the historic centre of Parma (1981-1987), and was given the second prize in the "Marsham Street" Urban Design Competition in London (1996). In 1998 he received the European Prize for the Reconstruction of the City in Brussels. In 2000, he delivered the John Burgee Annual Lecture at the University of Notre Dame in the USA. In 2001, Bontempi received a Charter Award at the Congress for the New Urbanism's annual conference (CNU IX, New York) and, most recently, he won the competition for the building of Place de Toscane in Val d'Europe under the direction of Euro Disney, Paris (2002). Place de Toscane has won the 2008 Palladio Award, Boston and the 2014 Driehaus Award, Chicago.
Andrea Pacciani Architect
Born in Venice in 1965, he graduated in architecture at the Milan Polytechnic and has been teaching in collaboration with the University of Parma. He received the second prize at the International "Marsham Street" Urban Design Competition, London (1996); has organized "forms of tradition", Parma (2004), with the conference proceedings published by Franco Angeli. He has exhibited at the Venice Biennale (2006) 10th International Architecture Show in Stone Town with a project of Punta Perotti in Bari.
In 2008 he won the Palladio Award in Boston, international prize for the classic and traditional architecture.
In 2010 he won in Washington, D.C. second prize "A Living Presence" Sacred sull'Architettura from Catholic University of America for a project in the Vatican.