Simone Giostra graduated from the Polytechnic School of Architecture in Milan, where he earned a Master’s Degree in Architecture in 1996.
He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the founding partner of Simone Giostra & Partners, a New York-based office dedicated to the investigation of architecture, energy technology and the environment.
Mr. Giostra has lectured extensively in Europe and the US, most recently at the “SOM Lecture Series” and the “Feltman Lecture” at Cooper Union in New York, at the Polytechnic School of Architecture in Milan and at the “View Conference” in Turin, Italy.
His work has been exhibited widely, including at the DAZ – German Center for Architecture – in Berlin, the Festival of Creativity of Florence, and at the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum in New York, and it was published in several books and journals including: The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, Architectural Record, A+U, Detail Magazine and Metropolis. He was the recipient of the Archi-Tech Award, the Boston Society of Architects “Sustainable design award”, a finalist of the World Architecture Festival and the Zumtobel Award in 2008.
Since 1998 Mr. Giostra has been Guest Critic at Cooper Union, Columbia University, Pratt Institute and City College in New York, and at the Polytechnic School of Architecture in Milan. Currently, he is Associate Professor at the PRATT Institute in New York and a Visiting Professor in the Master Program for Landscape Design at the NABA Academy in Milan.
Simone will be presenting “The Zero Energy Media Wall”.