Hotel in Sofia
© Matteo Piazza
LPA has gained international recognition for its successes in various fields of design: from architecture to the renovation of historic buildings, from the design of restaurants and hotels to the fields of nautical design, industrial design, graphic design and branding. The studio prides itself on its multi-disciplinary nature and on the very diverse designs achieved through a confident but elastic approach to understanding and designing for complex realities. Lazzarini Pickering Architetti has received numerous awards, including the AR+D Prize, the Compasso d’Oro, the Gold Bundesrepublik Design Prize and the Millennium Design Award. LPA has recently completed a number of new building projects: a ten storey hotel in Sofia, a villa in Oxfordshire, UK, a villa in Roquebrune with other projects currently in construction (amongst which a 2.000 m² chalet in St Moritz, five villas in Umbria, two villas in Tuscany and a destination spa in Beirut). The office boasts collaborations with important clients as Fendi, Valentino, Montblanc, Wally and Ferrero.
The office has designed the exterior styling and interior design of a number of revolutionary boats such as the Wally Power 118, a contemporary design icon. Lazzarini Pickering Architetti has also designed furniture for Acierno including Isotropo (Honourable Mention Compasso d’Oro 1998). LPA has recently designed a furniture collection for Marta Sala Editions as well as custom and limited edition pieces. Their recent interior design for a Falcon Dassault jet marked their arrival in the aeronautical sector (2012).
The work of Lazzarini Pickering Architetti has been featured in many prestigious international magazines. Monographs have been published by L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui (France), Frame (Holland), Inside (Australia), Interni (Italy) and AIT (Germany) magazines. In 2014, Quodlibet published the 264 page book “Lazzarini Pickering Architects”.