Rectangular "Checkered" coffee table designed by Willy Rizzo (1928 - 2013) with structure made of solid wood and base lacquered in black and brushed metal. Italy 70s.
Measurements: W 140 x D 85 x H 30 cm
Mario Botta was born in Mendrisio in 1943 and began his training as a draftsman. Later, he continued his studies in architecture in Venice, where he graduated in 1969. During a training course, he was fortunate to meet influential figures such as Le Corbusier and Louis I. Kahn, encounters that marked a turning point in his approach to architecture. the architecture. In 1970, he founded his own studio in Lugano, Switzerland.
Throughout his distinguished career, Mario Botta has made his mark by designing more than 300 notable buildings, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Santo Volto Church in Turin, and the Cymbalista heritage center in Tel Aviv.
His architectural achievements have earned him numerous international awards, including the 2005 International Academy of Architecture Award, the European Union Award, and the Merit Award for Excellence in Design. Botta is widely recognized as a prominent figure in the fields of architecture and design.