Angelo Bucci is Co-founder and Principal of spbr arquitetos based in São Paulo, Brazil.
Founded in 2003, spbr arquitetos works simultaneously on two complementary fronts: professional and academic. The office’s projects reflect a critical thinking on aspects of modern architecture that affirm the importance of structural design, constructive solutions, economic viability and, above all, the understanding of the city as a field of dialogue of the works of architecture are valued.
Angelo Bucci is also a Lecturer in the Faculty of Architecture & Urbanism (FAU) at the Universidade de São Paulo (USP), Brazil and is a Visiting Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, MA, USA.
He has held visiting professorships at: the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Switzerland (2013-14); Yale University, USA (2013); Torcuato di Tella, Argentina (2006 & 2010); University of Texas at Austin, USA (2010); Università Iuav di Venezia, Italy (2008-2009); Harvard Graduate School of Design, USA (2008); University of Cuenca, Ecuador (2005 & 2007); University of California Berkeley, USA (2006); Andres Bello University, Chile (2005); Arizona State University, USA (2005);
He qualified as an architect after graduating in 1987, and obtained a Masters in 1998, and PhD from USP in 2005.
Angelo Bucci was recognized with honorary fellowship of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in 2011 for his contribution to the profession.
He received a LafargeHolcim Awards Silver in Latin America in 2008 for his project Low-energy university mediatheque in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He was a member of the Holcim Awards jury for region Latin America in 2011 and 2014; and Head of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury for Latin America in 2017.