Based in Milan, AOUMM is an architectural practice led by Luca Astorri, Riccardo Balzarotti, Rossella Locatelli and Matteo Poli. The office provides architecture, landscape and urban design in national and international projects. Singles members work on university research, communication and writing, as editors for magazines and international media companies.
Graduated in architecture at the Politecnico of Milan in 2007 where he is assistant professor since 2009. He collaborated with OMA / Rem Koolhaas from 2008 to 2010. From 2010 to 2014 he collaborated with the NGO Liveinslums, where he was responsible for architecture and research projects focusing on informal settlements as in Cairo and Nairobi. He has lectured in Europe, Bolivia and Macao. He has been invited as Tutor in several international workshops as Macao, Lisbon, Cairo, Zagreb, Wroclaw, Cochabamba.
Graduated from Politecnico di Milano in 2007. He studied also at the Ecole d’Architecture de Paris Val de Seine. He gained professional experience in Milan working for CZA-Cino Zucchi Architetti (2008) and Italo Rota (2008-2011).
Rossella Locatelli graduated in Architecture at Politecnico di Milano (2007) after studying at the Ecole d’Architecture de Paris-Belleville (2003-2004). Since 2011 she is lecturer and teaching assistant in Interior Design and Exhibition Design at the faculty of Architecture of the Politecnico di Milano. Her research moves on the border between architecture, exhibition design and history of applied arts, with a specific interest on fashion history. With her architecture office AOUMM she collaborates as architect and researcher with many cultural institutions and galleries.
Matteo Poli (1973), architect, collaborated with OMA and WEST8 between 1997 and 2008. He published books and articles about landscape, architecture and urban planning. He is professor in Landscape Architecture at the Politecnico of Milan, teaching and lecturing in Europe and in the USA. He has been publishing several books and articles on landscape, architecture and urban design. From 2004 to 2007 he has been editor for Domus and from 2007 to 2013 for Abitare.