Mario Botta

Mario Botta

1943Born in Mendrisio
1958-61Apprenticeship as draughtsman with Carloni and Camenisch, architect in Lugano
1961-64Liceo artistico in Milan
1964-69Studied at the University Institute of Architecture in Venice.
1965Internship at the Le Corbusier studio in Venice and at the rue de Sèvres in Paris
1969Meeting with Louis Kahn in Venice and collaboration on the exhibition of projects for the new Congress Palace. Opens his architectural office in Lugano
1976Visited professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne
1982Member of the Federal Commission of Fine Arts
1984Honorary member of AIA (The American Institute of Architects)

Furniture and fittings

1977-81Builds and fits out the Cantonal Bank of Fribourg
1980Builds and furnishes the Casa Rotonde, Stabio
1982Prima and Seconda chairs for Alias, Milan. Terzo table for Alias, Milan
1984Sesta armchair for Alias, Milan.

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Mario Botta Obliqua armchair
Obliqua armchairs

Rare pair of "Obliqua" armchairs by Mario Botta for Alias Italy 1987. Original black leather in very good condi...