Binocle profile


BINOCLE is the office led by Italian architect Lorenzo Bini since 2011.

Born in 1971, educated in Milan and Oslo, Lorenzo graduated in 1998 from Politecnico di Milano and worked for different offices in Milan and Rotterdam until 2003 when he co-founded studiometrico, his former practice that ceased business in 2011 after 8 years of shared partnership.

BINOCLE works on the transformation of existing spaces shifting from temporary structures to permanent buildings and gardens.

Beside his professional activity, Lorenzo is teaching at Politecnico and Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti in Milan and was visiting professor at the Design Academy Eindhoven.

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Via Giuseppe Colombo 81/a 20133 Milan, Italy

+39 02 78625376


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Transformation of a 7.500 sqm area around an old farmstead in the North East of Italy into the private garden of a couple of art collectors.

The works were completed in 2008 and incorporated several installations from the collection of the owners including works by Dan Graham, Olafur Eliasson, Maurizio Cattelan, Jeppe Hein, Massimo Bartolini, Pavel Althamer and Mario Airò.

Location: Undisclosed
Client: Private
Year: 2004-2008
Status: Completed
Program: Garden
Photographs: Tiziano Vudafieri / Lorenzo Bini