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


Mail : info@blaarchitettura.it

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, Anita Cauteruccio.
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.


ALBERTO LESSAN
CO-FOUNDER ARCHITECT
April,18 1983
Mail : alberto.lessan@blaarchitettura.it

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.

JACOPO L. BRACCO
CO-FOUNDER ARCHITECT
May,2 1982
Mail : jacopo.bracco@blaarchitettura.it

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.


EUDES MARGARIA
ARCHITECT//CUNEO DIVISION
July,21 1990
Mail : eudes.margaria@blaarchitettura.it

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.

GIORGIO SALZA
ARCHITECT
December,5 1993
Mail : giorgio.salza@blaarchitettura.it

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.

GIULIA BARBERO
ARCHITECT
January,13 1992
Mail : giulia.barbero@blaarchitettura.it

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.


ALEJANDRA MORA
ARCHITECT
October,8 1998
Mail : alejandra.mora@blaarchitettura.it

“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.

CLAUDIO CARRIERI
ARCHITECT
June,17 1993
Mail : claudio.carrieri@blaarchitettura.it

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.

MARCO GALLI
ARCHITECT
April,27 1987
Mail : marco.galli@blaarchitettura.it

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.

ANDREA LOMBARDI
INTERN
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.

MADDALENA STOPPATO
INTERN
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, we collaborate and we are advised by:


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
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
Satispay
Bellissimo
Falbo Arredamenti
Fc General Contractor
Idt Spa
Brands Distributions
Skon
Ing. Alessandro Manzone
Macro Design Studio
Arch. Amit Anafi
Arch. Massimiliano Colucci
Ayay
Moneyfarm
Masini011
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
Getir
Guttero Studio
Julien Dubois Architectes Sa
Manuele Mandrile
Tuv
Alberto Dalmasso
Dario Brignone
Brooklyn Fitboxing
Carlo Marcucci
Antonia Crosetta
Detail.De
Weland
WoodisGood
Prelios
InvestiRe Sgr
Anna Dziurych
Quadrifoglio srl
Ing. Angelo Neri
Studio Verde
Lab1000 srl
Per. Luca Crudo
Maghini Engineering Group



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