December 2023

Rafael Viñoly Beceiro (1 June 1944 – 2 March 2023) was a uruguayan architect naturalized american. born in Montevideo, Uruguay, on june 1, 1944, he grew up and studied in Argentina. He attended the University of Buenos Aires, obtaining a diploma in architecture in 1968 and a master's degree in Architecture and Urban Planning in 1969.

Tokyo International Forum, Japan

Pennsylvania State University, Millennium Science Complex, USA

In 1978, he moved with his family to the United States. In 1983, he founded the architectural firm "Rafael Viñoly Architects PC" in New York. In 1989, he got the commission for the project of the Tokyo International Forum, which, completed in 1996, is considered by many to be Japan's most important cultural complex.

Rafael Viñoly,  432 Park Avenue, New York, USA

20 Fenchurch Street, London, UK

Viñoly has linked his name to dozens of bold works, created on six continents: museums, performing arts centers, conference centers, sports facilities, banks, hotels, hospitals, laboratories, recreational places, commercial, industrial and educational facilities, residential complexes. Some of his most famous works include the London skyscraper 20 Fenchurch Street (known as the “Walkie-Talkie”) and the New York tower 432 Park Avenue.

National Medal of Honor Museum, Jersey City

Carrasco International Airport, New Terminal, Montevideo, Uruguay

firstsite:newsite, Visual Arts Facility, Colchester, UK

savioz fabrizzi architectes, New Tracuit hut, Zinal, Suisse

Zaha Hadid Architects, Messner Mountain Museum Corones, Italy

Meiberger Holzbau GmbH / bergwerkarchitekten ZT GmbH, Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser

Kengo Kuma, Kitoushi no Mori Kitoron, Hokkaido, Japan

Giuseppe Tortato Architetti , Via Carlo De Angeli Milano, Italy

Fuksas, Innovation Smart Center (ISC), Lazzaro Spallanzani Hospital, Rome, Italy

Valode & Pistre, Cité Administrative, Lille, France, 2023

LumiPod, high-end prefabricated cabin designed around a LUMICENE® window

Aurelien Chen Architecture, Dragon Mountain Tourist Center, Rizhao, China

Castellani&Smith, Ensō, design by Enzo Castellani

Gufram, Broken Mirror, design by Snarkitecture

Gallotti&Radice, Re-Verre, design by Federica Biasi

Elica, Ye, design by Fabrizio Crisà

Occhio, Sento sospeso, Pendant luminaire

AGC Yourglass, Imagin, Flutes