BALANCE believes that Architecture is assembly and composition of elements and functions in the three dimensions.

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BALANCE is an international architecture studio based in Turin.
He is among the participants in the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021 and at the UABB Shenzhen Biennale 2022 (with Turin Design Hub).
He won the "Young Talent of Italian Architecture 2022" award awarded by the National Council of Architects CNAPPC.
Since 2011 he has worked in the field of Architecture, Workspaces, Large Installations and Urban Planning,
The projects are published in the most important national and international magazines including "Detail", "Architectural Review", "Domus", "The Plan", "Abitare", "Platform", "World Architecture", etc.
BALANCE has exhibited and presented its projects in Turin, Milan, Brescia, Venice, Rome, Selinunte, Paris, New York, Ljubljana, Kyoto, Tashkent.
At the moment the studio is made up of Alberto Lessan, Jacopo Bracco, Giorgio Salza, Giulia Barbero, Alejandra Mora, Eudes Margaria, Claudio Carrieri, Maddalena Stoppato.
Alberto and Jacopo teach architectural planning and design courses at the Polytechnic of Milan, the Polytechnic of Turin and IAAD.
BALANCE firmly believes that Architecture is the assembly and composition of elements and functions in three dimensions, through the plastic organization of primary materials.


  • Honorific special mention, Premio Italiano di Architettura 2024, MAXXI Roma and Triennale Milano, Bicocca Superlab
  • Mention in best international architectures, 2024 Barbara Capocchin International Award, Bicocca Superlab
  • Mention, Piranesi Award 2023, Bicocca Superlab
  • Winner, BigMat International Architecture Award 2023, Bicocca Superlab
  • Winner, Inarch Award Piemonte 2023, Brands Distribution
  • Winner, Inarch Award Lombardia 2023, Bicocca Superlab
  • Finalist, HERSUS Prize on Modern Heritage 2023, Bicocca Superlab
  • Winner, Giovane Talento dell'architettura italiana 2022, CNAPPC national council of architects
  • Winner, Architetture Rivelate 2020-2021, Brands Distribution
  • Winner, Premio Italiano dell’Ambasciata Italiana in Slovenia 2019, Lba
  • Winner, 2017, Premio Camera, Fondazione per l’Architettura, Torino, with a photo of Beppe Giardino
  • Winner, Architetture Rivelate 2016-2017, Fermi

April,18 1983
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He studied at the Polytechnic of Turin, at the Chalmers Tekniska Högskola, Gothenburg (Sweden) and graduated with a thesis between Italy and China, Tshinghua University of Beijing.
Since 2018 he is teaching Architectural courses at the Polytechnic of Milan, Polytechnic of Turin and IAAD Torino.
He graduated with 110 cum laude, in July 2009, with a thesis titled: Architectural and Urban Design of high altitude Wind Generator Kitegen within urban setting in Beijing.(Published in 2010 as "Meritorious Thesis" by the Polytechnic Athenaeum).. /VIEW/
In 2010 he has been registered to the Italian Architects Association and Istitution of the Province of Turin.
In 2011 he founded BALANCE together with Jacopo Bracco whose practice the profession in the fields of Architecture, Work Spaces, Urbanism and Exhibitions.
Over the years he has been speaker and guest critic in conferences and research projects in Italy and abroad.
He is inspired by arts, music, nature and cities.

May,2 1982
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He studied at the Faculty of Architecture at the Polytechnic of Turin, graduating with a research thesis entitled "World Trade Center: The image of architecture. From the World Trade Center to the debate on the reconstruction of Ground Zero" /VIEW/ and subsequently for the master's degree with an experimental thesis entitled: "The Passivhaus in Southern Europe: design hypothesis of a house in Porto Empedocle, Agrigento".
Since 2019 he has been a lecturer at the IAAD and an external lecturer at the Polytechnic of Turin.
Since 2010 he has been a member of the Order of Architects of the Province of Turin.
In 2011 he founded BALANCE with Alberto Lessan who deals with architecture, large installations, interior design and urban planning.
Gets inspiration and ideas from travel, nature and sharing knowledge with other people.

July,21 1990
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Architect, he graduated from the Polytechnic of Turin in Architecture Building City with merit and worthy thesis entitled "Through a fragment of Beijing" (Supervisor M.Bonino); the project deals with the redevelopment of a Peking unit of work.
During his university years he carries out training periods at the ENSA in Toulouse and several summer schools in the Far East.
After graduation, in parallel with his own professional activity, he collaborates with teaching at the Polytechnic of Turin and Milan.
Member of the Order of Architects of Turin, from September 2017 he collaborates with the STUDIO LESSAN COUT and BALANCE ARCHITETTURA.

December,5 1993
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He studied at Politecnico of Turin, gaining experiences abroad, first in Spain where he studied at EINA Zaragoza, and then in China, where he spent a research period in collaboration with the Chinese University of Hong Kong, developing his master thesis entitled “From Roof to Ground: rethinking Habitat via Roofscape Design”, with which he graduated in 2017. From 2017 to 2020 he works with different realities between Milan and Turin, deepening his technical skills by working on interior projects and international competitions, from February 2021 he join the team of BLAARCHITETTURA. He defines himself as a curious and flexible architect who lets himself be inspired by the context, the people and his travels.

January,13 1992
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She attended Architecture at the Polytechnic of Turin and during her studies, she spent several periods abroad, first in Spain and then in France. In where she develops her thesis project "RE: RÉ_ RENNES RÉFUGIÉS, a project for the city of Rennes" based on urban analysis aimed at revitalizing the urban fabric in a state of neglect. From February 2022 she starts collaborating with BALANCE. She photographs, observes and analyzes reality and the surrounding space, to be able to illustrate, find inspirations and impetus towards improvement.She photographs, observes and analyzes reality and the surrounding space, in order to be able to draw lessons, inspiration and impetus towards improvement.

October,8 1998
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“For me, life is about constantly learning. That is why my personal goal is to learn, grow and improve every day and my definition of success is to give my best in everything I do.” She is currently studying her master‘s degree at the Politecnico di Torino after the first four years of the career in Colombia. Her goal as an architect is to help communities to fight social inequality and to change society through sustainable projects, both environmentally and economically.

June,17 1993
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Trained at the Gabriele D'Annunzio University in Pescara, he graduated with a design thesis on a new Museum of Culture in the Sassi of Matera. He attended the YACademy "Architecture for Heritage" Higher Education Course proposing a project for the re-functionalization of the Rocca di Modigliana in collaboration with the SANAA studio. Since the early years of training, he has shown interest in the redevelopment of historical contexts and the enhancement of the Italian architectural and cultural heritage, which is followed by various collaborations with important national design studios such as GCarchitetti and Mario Cucinella Architects. Since July 2023 he has been collaborating with BALANCE. Passionate about art and nature and everything concerning the natural and anthropic landscape.

April,27 1987
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He graduated from the Polytechnic of Milan in Architecture, technological and environmental design, with a master's thesis entitled "New Rural Architecture, the farmhouse: regeneration of a productive landscape" (rel. Ado Franchini). During his university education he attended in-depth courses at the Adrianea Academy of Architecture and Archeology in Rome and self-construction wooden workshops in Sweden with the Atelier Forte. Always passionate about interventions on buildings and the redevelopment of historic centres, he works as a freelancer in various companies in Milan and Varese, taking part in design competitions. Since December 2023 he has been collaborating with BALANCE. A curious and thoughtful architect, he is aware that the space of good architecture can improve people's lives.

June,26 1999

He is currently finishing his studies of his master's degree at the Politecnico di torino in Architecture Construction City. He experienced various experiences abroad, living for four years in the United States and a period of studies in the Etsab of Barcelona. For him architecture is a growing passion and he loves the possibility of spaciating through different scales of the architectural project. In parallel with his studies he is trying to gain experience and practice by entering student competitions. Either than this he loves to share his passions for photogropahy outdoor sports and music. He is excited and looking forward to learn as much as possible from the experience in Balance Architettura.

December,26 1996

Architect, she graduated in Architecture for the New and the Old at the IUAV University of Venice with a thesis entitled "The Ruin as an Opportunity for the Contemporary: Villa Mocenigo Ivancich in San Michele al Tagliamento", aimed at the recovery and redevelopment of the villa. Following a period of professional collaboration with architecture studios in Venice, she chose to expand her skills by attending a Master's program in Turin. Fascinated by the theme of redevelopment and enhancement of existing architectural heritage, her goal as an architect is to enrich and improve the quality of life of people through architecture.

We collaborated:
  • Politecnico di Torino
  • Tommaso Rocca
  • Cristina Cimarusti
  • Franco Lessan
  • Pierre Alain Croset
  • Marc
  • A.i.a.c. (Associazione Italiana di Architettura e Critica)
  • Luigi Prestinenza Puglisi
  • Punto Impresa Srl
  • Edil Perri
  • Cavallaro Casa
  • Robert Sampò Impianti Elettrici
  • Cobuilt Srl
  • Ferreri Costruzioni Srl
  • Pavanel Impresa
  • Yellowbasket Design per Bambini
  • Plinto_Plurality in Turin
  • Spazio 211
  • Giordano Impresa di Costruzioni S.r.l
  • Garnerone Impresa
  • Bounce Inc.
  • Tony Lacey
  • Federico Cerutti
  • Beppe Giardino Fotografo
  • Diego Bracco Fotografo
  • Chiara Allione Fotografa
  • Iuav
  • Giorgio Pasini
  • Cecilia Mauro
  • GianMaria Mazzei
  • Alberto Cout
  • Barbara Sadonio
  • Maria di Marco
  • Lucia Baima
  • Stefano Degiovanni
  • Carlo Casalegno
  • Wood Is Good
  • Claudio Sframeli
  • Siet srl
  • Climagest srl
  • Studio Corradino-Petitti
  • Ing. Alessandro Ferro
  • Massimiliano Fischer
  • Paolo Chiono
  • Vittorio Gregnanin
  • Barbara Gerino
  • Francesco Sciacca
  • Marco Boella
  • Emilia Sanna
  • Emanuele Sciuva
  • Francesca Diano
  • Corrado Castiglioni
  • Massimo Giacosa
  • Tomas Mendez
  • Marie Deruyter
  • Mattia Venir
  • Massimiliano Kufahl
  • Thomas Pepino
  • Eudes Margaria
  • M.Francesca Carboni
  • Burcu Berk
  • Maddalena Martina
  • Miriana Leo
  • Irene Nequinio
  • Davide Minervini
  • Emilia Sanna
  • Vittorio Domanda
  • Alejandra Mora
  • Giorgio Salza
  • Sofia Zuccato
  • Egle Tavolaro
  • Estefania Mujica
  • Matteo Dossetto
  • Alp Arda
  • Ottavia Mangiafridda
  • Giulia Barbero
  • Gaia Siddu
  • Maddalena Stoppato
  • Bellissimo
  • Falbo Arredamenti
  • Fc General Contractor
  • Andrea Lombardi
  • Ing. Alessandro Manzone
  • Macro Design Studio
  • Arch. Amit Anafi
  • Arch. Massimiliano Colucci
  • Giorgio Fischer
  • Marco Chiono
  • Ivano Menso
  • Eretika srl
  • Ep&S – Engineering Project & Service
  • Milan Ingegneria
  • Luca Giovinazzo
  • Projema
  • Corradino Petitti Architetti
  • Carlo Ratti Associati
  • Platform
  • Simona Finessi
  • IoArch
  • Antonio Morlacchi
  • Lab10100
  • The Plan
  • Nicola Leonardi
  • Carlotta Zucchini
  • Davide Tommaso Ferrando
  • Guttero Studio
  • Julien Dubois Architectes Sa
  • Manuele Mandrile
  • Alberto Dalmasso
  • Dario Brignone
  • Carlo Marcucci
  • Antonia Crosetta
  • Detail.De
  • Weland
  • InvestiRe Sgr
  • Anna Dziurych
  • Quadrifoglio srl
  • Ing. Angelo Neri
  • Studio Verde
  • Lab1000 srl
  • Per. Luca Crudo
  • Maghini Engineering Group

Selected Clients:
  • Satispay
  • TÜV Italia
  • Clivet
  • Prometeon Tyre Group
  • Brooklyn Fitboxing
  • Autoingros
  • Audi
  • Fondazione Compagnia di San Paolo
  • Moneyfarm
  • Mashfrog
  • Politecnico di Torino
  • Città di Torino
  • Ministero dell'Istruzione
  • Politecnico di Milano
  • Investire sgr
  • Masini 011
  • Idt Spa
  • Brands Distributions
  • Skon
  • Prelios
  • Ayay
  • Getir

  • VIAGGIO IN ITALIA, Marzo 2024, "Itinerari di architettura contemporanea", di Roberto Bosi e Mattia Pavarotti, pp. 56-63. ISBN 978-88-6242-935-1
  • PLATFORM, numero 45, 2024, "Colorfull Revelations" di Maria Gelvi, pp. 13-17. ISSN 2420-9090
  • THE ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW, numero 1498, Febbraio 2023, "Back in Business" di Davide Tommaso Ferrando, pp. 80-86. ISSN 977000386114402
  • IOARCH, numero 106, Luglio 2023, "L'ufficio come luogo di incontro", pp. 92-95. ISSN 2531-9779
  • L'ARCA INTERNATIONAL, Maggio-Giugno 2023, "Balance Architettura: giovani, carini e molto occupati" di Giulia Mura, pp. 014-111. ISSN 1027-460X
  • ARCHITEKTUR, Marzo 2022, "Histoire trifft Moderne" di Edina Obermoser, pp. 24-25. ISSN 1606-4550
  • DETAIL 1/2 2022, "Conversion in Cuneo", pp. 94-101
  • IO ARCH n.94 Luglio 2021, "Lavorare a Casa Satispay" di Antonio Morlacchi, pp. 108-112, ISSN 2531-9779
  • ABITARE n.603 Aprile 2021, "L’arredo si fa spazio, Furniture turns into Space" di Laura Cardia, pp. 100-107, ISSN 0001-3218
  • DECO JOURNAL n.309 Aprile 2021, "Satispay", pp. 134-145, ISSN 2093-0941
  • INTERIOR DESIGN NEW YORK Dicembre 2020, “TOTAL TURIN, Torinese to the max” di Edie Cohen, pp. 46-47, ISSN 0020-5508
  • ARCHITECTURE A VIVRE Hors Series #45 Febbraio 2020, "Dormir à la belle ligne" di Karl D' Anthalex, pp. 109-113, ISSN 1665-7456
  • IOARCH n.79 Gen 2019, “Nuovi Architetti Italiani” di Luigi Prestinenza Puglisi, pp. 80-87, ISSN 2531-9779
  • PLATFORM n.19 2018, "Italian Baloon Frame" di Francesca Sibilio, pp. 61-65, ISSN 2420-9090
  • ARCHITECTURE A VIVRE Hors Series #33 Dicembre 2016, "Lumiere à bord" di Nadège Mevel, pp. 96-100, ISSN 1665-7456
  • DISENO INTERIOR 278 Gennaio 2016, "Arquitectura Interior", pp. 32-33, ISSN 1130 9458
  • PERSPECTIVE 12 Dicembre 2015, "Light, bright and modern" di Simon Yuon, pp. 84-85, ISSN 1606-2558

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