ETB is an architectural firm founded in 2008 by Alessandro Tessari and Matteo Bandiera based in Treviso (Italy) and Seville (Spain). It is particularly interested in the interaction between the abstract idea of Architecture and its tonalities. ETB has won numerous prizes in international competitions in Spain, Italy, Germany and Slovenia, among them the first prize for the Multipurpose Center in Sappada (Italy), for the Archaeological Museum in Punta Umbria (Spain) and for the Senior City in Cortina D’Ampezzo (Italy). ETB has supported lectures in the main universities of Architecture, such as AMM of Mendrisio, ETSAM of Madrid, FAU-UFRJ of Rio de Janeiro, Escola da Cidade of São Paulo and PUJ of Bogotà and in several cultural institutions in Europe such as the Maison de l'Architecture of Geneve. Its works has been published in a wide range of specialist literature and it has been featured at different exhibitions including the 14th ad 15th Biennale of Architecture of Venice. ETB won several international awards and citations for design excellence including the AGATV 2010, the NIB 2010 and the YIA 2012. German Pro Lozano, Nicola Di Pietro and Andrea Nalesso collaborate continuously with ETB.
Alessandro Tessari has studied in the University Institute of Architecture of Venice and in the University of Architecture of Seville. He finished his degree with Bernardo Secchi and Guillermo Vazquez Consuegra, with whom he collaborated from 2005 to 2008. He is Ph.D in Architecture at Villard d’Honnecourt - IUAV of Venice and in Urbanism at Prourb - URFJ of Rio de Janeiro. He has been visiting professor at Università IUAV di Venezia, Roma Tre of Rome, Catholic University of Pereira and Javeriana University of Bogotà. He is professor at University of Architecture of Ferrara since 2016 and at Politecnico di Milano since 2018.
Matteo Bandiera has studied the University Institute of Architecture of Venice and in the University of Architecture of Seville, finishing his degree in Architecture with Bernardo Secchi and Guillermo Vázquez Consuegra. He collaborated with C+S associate from 2005 to 2008, working in several public and private international projects. He has been visiting professor and associate teacher of several courses at Università IUAV di Venezia and at Politecnico di Milano.
Via Sant’Antonino 68, 31100 Treviso. Italy
Calle Caños de Carmona 9/3b, 41003 Sevilla. Spain