Natalini Architetti and Full Professor of the Faculty of Architecture in Florence
Adolfo Natalini (Pistoia 1941) started out as a painter and afterwards graduated in architecture in Florence in 1966. He founded Superstudio, which had a major part in the “Radical architecture” movement. Since then, Superstudio projects have appeared in publications and exhibitions all over the world and its works are now part of the collections of the Museum of Modern Art New York, Centre Pompidou Paris, MAXXI Rome. Since 1979 Natalini has worked on projects for historic city centers in Italy and Europe. Since 1991 with Natalini Architetti (Adolfo and Fabrizio Natalini) he has reconstructed parts of cities in Italy, Germany and the Netherlands. In Holland he was the founder of a movement defined as “contemporary traditionalism” providing an alternative to globalized “supermodernism”. Among their works: reconstruction of the Waagstraat in Groningen, the Muzenplein in the Hague, the University Pole at Novoli, Florence, Boscotondo in Helmond, the University Campus at Porta Tufi in Siena, the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo and the project for the Nuovi Uffizi in Florence. He is Full Professor at the Faculty of Architecture in Florence, honorary member of the Bund Deutscher Architekten and of the American Institute of Architects.