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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atelier yan pei ming

Proposal for the conversion of an old industrial warehouse into the new atelier, archive and gallery for Yan Pei-Ming, a Chinese painter based in Ivry sur Seine, near Paris.

Few independent structures, each one accommodating a specific function, are organized within the huge covered space as if they were autonomous buildings spread out into a wide landscape.

Location: Ivry sur Seine, France
Client: Yan Pei-Ming
Year: 2007-2008
Status: Proposal
Program: Atelier