Pier Giacomo Castiglioni
Born in 1913, Pier Giacomo Castiglioni graduated from the Department of Architecture at Milan Polytechnic in 1937 and established the "Architecture, Urban Buildings and Research into Industrial Design". He co-wrote a libel on the Milan Town Planning Scheme: "Fifty Significant Squares in the Milan of the Future" with the architect Carlo Pagani in 1938. He was a Lecturer and Assistant in Architectural Composition, Professor in Drawing and Relief Work at the Milan Faculty of Architecture. Pier Giacomo Castiglioni received numerous prizes and awards, including the compasso d'oro in 1955, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1967, 1979. He died in 1968. His works have been displayed and are currently being exhibited at: Museum of Modern Art, New York, Royal Institute of British Architects (London) Musee des Arts Decoratifs (Paris), Palais du Centenaire (Brussels), Modern Art Museum, Sao Paulo (Brazil), Prima Esposicion de disegno industrial di Buenos Aires (Argentina).