atelier ORA was founded in Zurich in 2014 from the collaboration between Enrique Orti and Ilaria Riscassi. The practice develops its work in the context of European architecture, carrying out projects mainly in Switzerland, Italy and Spain. Our work is based on constant investigation and research: the development of the contemporary city, urban design, new forms of living and the evolution of public space are our main fields of interest.

Talks "Serate giovani professionisti"

Next Tuesday, 06.10.20 we will be presenting our work and talking about our approach to architecture and our position regarding to the role of the Architect nowadays.

The Association of Architects of Monza and Brianza organises the CYCLE "SERATE GIOVANI PROFESSIONISTI". This year, for the first time, the evenings will take place through a Webinar due to the health emergency.

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Loreto school complex

Our competition entry for the extension of the Loreto school complex in Zug has been awarded by the jury with the 4th prize. The projects will be exhibited from 17 to 27 June in the town hall of Zug. (Due to the restrictions caused by the corona virus the visit can only take place after registration -

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Noww you can take a look at our contribution to the "endless elevation" of #ArchitectsWorldBuilding.

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Invited competition Menzingen

The monastery in Menzingen will be refurbished with affordable rental apartments, common  and working spaces. We are pleased to work together as a joint venture with Rolf Schaffner Architekt.

Training centre Magglingen

Until 13 February you can visit our proposal for the extension of the high performance training centre in Magglingen.

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Scuola Saleggi

Our proposal for the Saleggi school in Locarno (CH) comes to the last round of evaluation. The positioning of the new volume to complete the court could not fully convince the jury.

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Fotoshooting Gambara

In September we have finished our last project in Milan and Federico Villa has documented the final result. Soon we will show you the project on our website!

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Construction site begins!

First steps in the construction site for the refurbishment of a penthouse in Milan.

Fifth Prize ”Spazio Bellavista“

Our proposal for the new multi-purpose center in Manno (CH) has been awarded with the fifth prize.

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Honorable mention ”Liceo Racchetti“

Competition for 52 innivative schools in Italy.
Our proposal for new high school “Liceo Racchetti” (IT) in Crema was awarded with the honorable mention.

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