Giulia De Appolonia

Architect Brescia / Italy

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Giulia De Appolonia
Giulia de Appolonia was born in Pordenone, Italy, on April 8th, 1969. She enrols the Faculty of Architecture, Milan Polytechnic University (Facoltà di architettura del Politecnico di Milano) in 1988. In 1991/1992 she is awarded the Erasmus study abroad scholarship to attend FAULT, Lisbon and in 1993/94 is awarded the Comett scholarship (architects J.L. Carrilho da Graça/Arq. F. Silva Dias). She graduates in architecture with honors (cum laude) in 1994.

Residing in Portugal from 1991 to 2004, Giulia de Appolonia begins her professional activity in 1993, collaborating with the architect J.L.Carrilho da Graça, Lisbon. She collaborates in this studio until 2000, collaborating exclusively as project coordinator since 1996. She participates in various projects and competitions, working mainly on public projects of large scale (museums, schools, libraries, sport facilities, etc.) and of restoration and re-use of classified monumental buildings.She collaborates at times with the architects Manuel Vicente and Vicente Bravo of Macau.

In 2000 she opens her own private studio in Lisbon. Among the projects carried out are interventions for the rehabilitation and renovation of private buildings, and the VIVA/CMIA Science Museum in Bragança (Portugal), built between 2005 and 2007. In 2001, begins her career as a University professor, collaborating with the Autonomous University of Lisbon (Universidade Autonoma de Lisboa).In 2005 she returns to Italy and opens a new studio in Pordenone.

She participates in several competitions, getting some nominations and awards: europan-polis contest for the centre for environmental monitoring of coimbra (portugal) 2002 – 2nd prize; portuguese architects association headquarters in faro (portugal), 2003 – 2nd prize; center for environmental monitoring/bragança’s science museum restricted competition in 2003 – winner project; international restricted competition competition for schio high school campus facilities, 2004 – 3rd prize; social housing contest “abitare a milano”, milan 2005 – mentioned project; conference hall, head office and facilities for animal health institute of brescia, 2005 (as team leader, with paolo mestriner, miccichè & mathis, arup italia e andrea busi) – 1st prize; new headquarters of arpa (ferrara), 2006 – 4th place; redevelopment of the bailo former industrial structure (pieve tesino) (in collaboration with joão luis carrilho da graça / jlcg arquitectos Lda – teamleader) 2012 – 2nd prize.

As for the exhibitions, Giulia de Appolonia’s participates in 2005 to the travelling exhibition “Italian Architects in Portugal – European Mobility, Individuality and Architectonic Culture” (Lisbon – Oporto – Faro); in 2006, exhibition of young Italian architects under 40 – Progetto Contemporaneo Architectural Gallery in Cheggia, Venice; 2006 exhibition of the projects selected for the prize “Accademia Nazionale di San Luca” dedicated to young Italian architects – San Luca Art Academy, Rome; 2006 exhibition “20-6 / overview of italian’s architecture” organized by the Annuals of Architecture of Naples with Camillo Botticini. In 2007 won the competition for the new Policlinico Hospital in Milan (with 6nominated together with Camillo Botticini for two restricted competitions – “Facilities Centre in Conegliano” and “Tenova’s Industry Head Office”.

In 2008 the VIVA/CMIA Science Museum in Bragança (Portugal) is one of the projects selected to represent Italy on the international exhibition “Contemporary ecologies – Energies for Italian Architecture” – Sustainab.italy at the London’s Architecture Festival.

The same project was published in numerous magazines such as Domus, Details, Abitare, JA Arquitectura e Vida, Arquitectura Iberica, Costruire, Materia and some catalogs and architecture books such as “Architectural Guide – Portugal’s North and Centre”. It was also with this Museum that Giulia de Appolonia won a special mention for Arches award in 2008, was shortlisted for the International Prize for Sustainable Architecture 2009 Fassa Bortolo (sixth edition, Ferrara), was finalist for both italian architecture Gold Metal in 2009 and “A-prize” first edition in 2010, got a honorable mention fort the INARSIND 2010 and nominated for the 2011 edition of the international Mies van der Rohe award.
Giulia  De Appolonia
Giulia De Appolonia
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Giulia de Appolonia was born in Pordenone, Italy, on April 8th, 1969. She enrols the Faculty of Architecture, Milan Polytechnic University (Facoltà di architettura del Politecnico di Milano) in 1988. In 1991/1992 she is awarded the Erasmus study abroad scholarship to attend FAULT, Lisbon and in 1993/94 is awarded the Comett scholarship (architects J.L. Carrilho da Graça/Arq. F. Silva Dias). She graduates in architecture with honors (cum laude) in 1994. Residing in Portugal from 1991 to 2004, Giulia de Appolonia begins her professional activity in 1993, collaborating with the architect J.L.Carrilho da Graça, Lisbon. She collaborates in this studio until 2000, collaborating exclusively as project coordinator since 1996. She participates in various projects and competitions, working mainly on public projects of large scale (museums, schools, libraries, sport facilities, etc.) and of restoration and re-use of classified monumental buildings.She collaborates at times with the architects Manuel Vicente and Vicente Bravo of Macau. In 2000 she opens her own private studio in Lisbon. Among the projects carried out are interventions for the rehabilitation and renovation of private buildings, and the VIVA/CMIA Science Museum in Bragança (Portugal), built between 2005 and 2007. In 2001, begins her career as a University professor, collaborating with the Autonomous University of Lisbon (Universidade Autonoma de Lisboa).In 2005 she returns to Italy and opens a new studio in Pordenone. She participates in several competitions, getting some nominations and awards: europan-polis contest for the centre for environmental monitoring of coimbra (portugal) 2002 – 2nd prize; portuguese architects association headquarters in faro (portugal), 2003 – 2nd prize; center for environmental monitoring/bragança’s science museum restricted competition in 2003 – winner project; international restricted competition competition for schio high school campus facilities, 2004 – 3rd prize; social housing contest “abitare a milano”, milan 2005 – mentioned project; conference hall, head office and facilities for animal health institute of brescia, 2005 (as team leader, with paolo mestriner, miccichè & mathis, arup italia e andrea busi) – 1st prize; new headquarters of arpa (ferrara), 2006 – 4th place; redevelopment of the bailo former industrial structure (pieve tesino) (in collaboration with joão luis carrilho da graça / jlcg arquitectos Lda – teamleader) 2012 – 2nd prize. As for the exhibitions, Giulia de Appolonia’s participates in 2005 to the travelling exhibition “Italian Architects in Portugal – European Mobility, Individuality and Architectonic Culture” (Lisbon – Oporto – Faro); in 2006, exhibition of young Italian architects under 40 – Progetto Contemporaneo Architectural Gallery in Cheggia, Venice; 2006 exhibition of the projects selected for the prize “Accademia Nazionale di San Luca” dedicated to young Italian architects – San Luca Art Academy, Rome; 2006 exhibition “20-6 / overview of italian’s architecture” organized by the Annuals of Architecture of Naples with Camillo Botticini. In 2007 won the competition for the new Policlinico Hospital in Milan (with 6nominated together with Camillo Botticini for two restricted competitions – “Facilities Centre in Conegliano” and “Tenova’s Industry Head Office”. In 2008 the VIVA/CMIA Science Museum in Bragança (Portugal) is one of the projects selected to represent Italy on the international exhibition “Contemporary ecologies – Energies for Italian Architecture” – Sustainab.italy at the London’s Architecture Festival. The same project was published in numerous magazines such as Domus, Details, Abitare, JA Arquitectura e Vida, Arquitectura Iberica, Costruire, Materia and some catalogs and architecture books such as “Architectural Guide – Portugal’s North and Centre”. It was also with this Museum that Giulia de Appolonia won a special mention for Arches award in 2008, was shortlisted for the International Prize for Sustainable Architecture 2009 Fassa Bortolo (sixth edition, Ferrara), was finalist for both italian architecture Gold Metal in 2009 and “A-prize” first edition in 2010, got a honorable mention fort the INARSIND 2010 and nominated for the 2011 edition of the international Mies van der Rohe award.