Curriculum

 

Elena Balsari Berrone   Architect

Graduated in Architecture, Milan Polytechnic, 1945

Registered with the Professional Architect’s Association, Milan, 1948

Founding Member of A.I.A.P.P. (Associazione Italiana di Architettura del Paesaggio)

Member of I.F.L.A. (International Federation of Landscape Architects)

Member of E.F.L.A. (European Foundation for Landscape Architecture)

Member of the “New Rose” International Competition Jury, Monza, Italy since 1972

Member of the Soroptimist Club of Milan for the Landscape Design category, and Councillor for the years 1997-99

Held seminars at ISAD, the Milan Polytechnic and at Flormart, Padova on the subjects of gardening, landscape and environmental design

 

Chiara Curami Balsari   Architect

Graduated in Architecture, Genova University, 1981

Registered with the Professional Architect’s Association, Milan, 1984

Member of A.I.A.P.P. (Associazione Italiana di Architettura del Paesaggio)

Member of I.F.L.A. (International Federation of Landscape Architects)

Member of E.F.L.A. (European Foundation for Landscape Architecture)

Held seminars at Horticulture College, Monza Park, at Flormart, Padova, at Architects Association of Milan on garden design and environmental landscaping

Member of Commissione per il Paesaggio del Comune di MILANO

Speaker at the conference:

"Dieci progettisti sul Tema del giardino" Libreria Hoepli - Milano 2005

"Dal Park-ing al Park-green" Flormart 2007 - Padova

"Landscape corner" Build Up Expo - Polo FieraMilano -2007

"Dal giardino in poi. Una conversazione sull'erba" " Rassegna Editoria e Giardini - Verbania 2008

 


 

Landscape design

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT “LA PINETA”, Arenzano, Italy – 1960/80 (Arch. I Gardella, M. Zanuso and V. Magistretti)

LECCO-COLICO MOTORWAY, Italy - 1980 (Arch. M. Zanuso)

“LE TERRAZZE DI CANZO” AREA, Como, Italy – 1982

HOTEL AND RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT, Puntaldia, Sardegna, Italy - 1987

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT “LA GRANCIA”, Lainate, Milan, Italy - 1994/95 (Arch. L. Caccia Dominioni) with Arch. M. Bay

DIVISION OF PLOTS “MIRABELLO”, Canzo, Como, Italy - 1998 (Arch. M. L. Belgiojoso) with Arch. M. Bay

GOLFCLUB BOGOGNO: ENTRANCE, CLUB HOUSE AND PLOT AREAS, Bogogno, Novara, Italy 1995/98 with Arch. M. Bay

GOLFCLUB ST ANNA: ENTRANCE, CLUB HOUSE AND PLOT AREAS, Arenzano, Genova, Italy- 2005

 

 

Landscape design for factories and offices

OLIVETTI CANTEEN, Ivrea, Turin, Italy - 1958 (Arch. I. Gardella)

ENTRANCE TO THE PIRELLI SKYSCRAPER, Milan, Italy - 1959 (Arch. G. Ponti)

ZAMBELETTI BUILDING, Bollate, Milan, Italy – 1968

KARTELL OFFICES AND FACTORY, Binasco, Milan, Italy - 1969 (Arch. I. Gardella and A. Castelli)

AGFA GAVAERT OFFICES, Milan, Italy - 1970

IBM OFFICES AND FACTORY, Segrate, Milan, Italy - 1972/76 (Arch. M. Zanuso)

SHERING OFFICES, Segrate, Milan, Italy - 1976

IBM OFFICES AND FACTORY, S. Palomba, Rome, Italy - 1982/83 (Arch. M. Zanuso)

BANCA POPOLARE COMMERCIO & INDUSTRIA WINTER GARDEN, Milan, Italy - 1984/85

CAVAGNARI CENTRE for the Cassa di Risparmio di Parma, Parma, Italy - 1985/1988 (Arch. V. Magistretti)

T.A.D. OFFICES, Lainate, Milan, Italy - 1987

BANCO DI DESIO, Desio, Milan, Italy - 1988

LORO PIANA FACTORY, Roccapietra, Vercelli, Italy - 1995/96 (Arch. D. Montagni) with Arch. M. Bay

E.D.S. OFFICES, Caserta, Milan, & Pomezia, Rome, Italy - 1996 with Arch. M. Bay

DE PADOVA SHOW ROOM AND WAREHOUSE, Vimodrone, Milan, Italy - 2002

CAMERA DI COMMERCIO DI LECCO OFFICES , Lecco, Italy- 2009

 

Restoration and restructuring parks and historical gardens

PARK OF THE CASSANO MAGNAGO CASTLE, Cassano Magnago, Varese, Italy - 1963/64

BALDELLI-BONI PARK, Cortona, Arezzo, Italy - 1979/80

VILLA SCERNI PARK, Genova, Italy - 1981/86

ABBEY OF MIRASOLE, Milan, Italy - 1985/90

VILLA CACCIA DOMINIONI PARK, Casorezzo, Milan, Italy - 1987/88

VILLA GALLARATI SCOTTI PARK, Bellagio, Como, Italy - 1987

VIA GESU’ GARDENS, Milan, Italy - 1992

GARDEN OF SAN GIORGIO CASTLE, Portofino, Genova, Italy - 1994 with Arch. M. Bay

VILLA CASTELBARCO PARK, Torlino Vimercati, Cremona, Italy - 1996/97

“LA SFORZESCA” PARK: MAIN ENTRANCE, Vigevano, Pavia, Italy - 1998

PROJECT OF RESTORATION AND CONSERVATION OF THE HISTORICAL PARK Villa Arconati - Bollate - Milan, Italy -2001

 

Public gardens and parks, areas and squares

SAN CARLO BORROMEO HOSPITAL, Milan, Italy – 1965

PUBLIC GARDENS, Ischia, Naples, Italy - 1971

EDUCATIONAL GARDEN, Sesto S. Giovanni, Milan, Italy – 1980 with Arch. D. Volpi

VIA ROMA PARK, Cesano Boscone, Milan, Italy –1984 with Arch. D. Volpi

PIO X NURSING HOME, Milan, Italy - 1988

GARDEN FOR THE ELDERLY, Morosolo, Varese, Italy - 1990/92

VIA ITALIA, Monza, Milan, Italy - 1992

GARDEN FOR THE DISABLED A.I.S.M., Milan, Italy - 1993

NEW SQUARE FOR THE XIX TRIENNALE, Milan, Italy - 1996 with Arch. M. Bay

PIAZZA DELLA REPUBBLICA, Milan, Italy - 1996/97 with Arch. M. Bay

PIAZZA DUCA D’AOSTA, Milan, Italy – 1998

LARGO CAIROLI, Milan, Italy – 1998

ROTONDA DELLA BESANA GARDEN, Milan, Italy – 1998/99

LARGO DONEGANI, Milan, Italy – 2001

PIAZZA PIOLA, Milan, Italy – 2002

PUBLIC PARK Cascina Caimera, Milan, Italy - 1996/2004

PUBLIC PARK area ex Broggi Izar factory, Melegnano, Milan, Italy - 2001/2009

RESTORATION of the Public Parc of Torre Guevara, Isle of Ischia, Naples, Italy- 2005

PIAZZA S. STEFANO TICINO, Milan, Italy - 2009

Large private parks

Agra (Lugano, Switzerland), mq. 30.000 - Borgosesia (Vercelli, Italy), mq. 28.000 - Colle Beato (Brescia, Italy), mq. 12.000 - Lesmo (Milan, Italy), mq. 35.000 - Sesto Calende (Varese, Italy), mq. 18.000 – Varese (Italy), mq. 25.000 - Vigolzone (Piacenza, Italy), mq. 21.000

 

Private gardens (Italy)

Albese, Angera, Arenzano, Arcore, Bergamo, Bologna, Brescia, Capiago, Carimate, Carnago, Como, Capoliveri, Castelconturbia, Finale Ligure, Florence, Genova, Ghemme, Gremiasco, Gubbio, Ischia, Laveno, Lecco, Lesmo, Marina di Carrara, Milan, Milan 2, Milan San Felice, Magenta, Malè, Monticello, Montorfano, Monza, Novara, Orta, Pisa, Portofino, Procida, Santa Margherita, Sant’Ilario, Sesto Calende, Stresa, Tradate, Trento, Varese, Vergiate

 

Private gardens (Abroad)

Bever (Switzerland), Bruxelles (Belgium), Guimaraes (Portugal), Lugano (Switzerland), Montecarlo (Monaco), Teheran (Iran), Tokyo (Japan)

 

Books

Catalogue of the exhibition “Fare Paesaggio” Palazzo Lascaris, Turin, Italy - 1987

“L’architettura del giardino contemporaneo”, Franco Zagari, Arnoldo Mondadori Editore - 1988

“Giardini, progetti per la residenza e il lavoro”, Edizioni Over - 1989

“Giardini Progetti”, Edizioni Over

“Paesaggio Parchi e Giardini, un’introduzione all’architettura del paesaggio”, Biagio Guccione - 1990

“Architettura del verde, l’esperienza paesaggistica italiana”, Alberta Cazzani, Edizioni Be-ma - 1994

“Landscape of Recreation II (Amusement Parks)” Francisco Asensio Cerver, Edizioni Arco – 1994

“Progettare e Costruire nel XXI secolo”, Kerakoll/Abitare, Editrice Abitare Segesta, Milano - 2000

“Terrestria Sidera Flores - Storia della Società Orticola di Lombardia”, Valentina Edizioni, Milano - 2001

"Jardins d'aujourd'hui en europe entre art et architecture", Penelope Hill, Fonds Mercator, 2002

"Donne di fiori, paesaggi al femminile" , Marta Isnenghi, Flaminia Palminteri, Ines Romitti,
Editrice Electa, Milano - 2005

"Giardini Disegnati, 50 anni di Architettura del Paesaggio, Elena Balsari Berrone e Chiara Curami Balsari", Editore Archideos - 2008

 

Publications/Magazines

Architettura del Paesaggio (official publication of the italian landscape design institute), Abitare, Acer, AD, Casa Vogue, Case da Abitare, Domus, Gardenia, Giardini, Interni, La mia casa, Linea Verde, Progetto Ufficio, Spazio Casa, Ville e Giardini, My Garden (Japan)