ABOUT

-Roberto Rota-

Roberto Rota works in a field that lies between Industrial Design, Research and Art.
He writes for Italian and English Design magazines and he’s consultant in Design Driven Innovation.
He’s visiting lecturer at GSSI.

In 2015 he founded ATE ROTE Design Office, collaborating with companies and design galleries.

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Selected partecipations

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EUROPEAN DESIGN FESTIVAL

Budapest

Ate Rote has been selected by the Italian Cultural Institute to represent Italy at the upcoming European Design Festival in Budapest.

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EXHIBITION AT NILUFAR

Nilufar Gallery, Milano

Exhibition with Nilufar Gallery of  “So Long!” modular sofa. Nilufar Gallery, Milan, Viale Lancetti 34.

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A&D AWARD

Bergamo

Ate Rote winner with “infinit.oo knife” of the “Artigianato e Design” competition organized by CNA and OAB. Head of the jury: Riccardo Blumer

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SALONE DEL MOBILE 2018

Milano, Pad 6-Stand E36

Exhibition of Wood-oo chair at the Salone del Mobile 2018.

Producer: Al2

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100% HOTEL SHOW

Athens

Exhibition of projects at 100% Hotel Show in Athens. Stand Al2

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THESSALONIKI DESIGN WEEK

Thessaloniki

Ate Rote participates in the Thessaloniki Design Week with the project “Free Cage”, an installation of  I.O.T. advanced Design.

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VENTURA PROJECTS 2017

Fuorisalone, Milano, Via Oslavia 1

Exhibition at the Milan Fuorisalone with “Open Puzzle” a modular and playfull sound-absorbing system.

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IKONES SUITES

Rethimno

Wood-oo chair selected for the furnishing installation of ikones hotels in Rethimno, Crete.

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INNOVATION DESIGN DAY

Camera di Commercio Bergamo

Seminar  organized by Bergamo Sviluppo. Ate Rote invited to talk about Design Driven Innovation.

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ART DESIGN EXHIBITION

Accademia Carrara, Bergamo

Exhibition of Design and Art. Ate Rote presents “Alterity”, a reflection on the “Noumeno” in nowaday representation.

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VENTURA LAMBRATE 2016

Fuorisalone Milano 2016, Via Ventura 

Exhibition with Ventura Project. Modular, light and disassembled seats. Fuorisalone, Via Ventura.

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DESIGN SEMINAR

GSSI, L’Aquila

Seminar on advanced representation methods and tools. Gran Sasso Science Institute, L’Aquila.

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ARTICROWD

Confartigianato, Via Torretta Bergamo

Ate Rote selected as part of “Articrowd” project, Confartigianato Bergamo. Design as a tool for process and product innovation for companies.

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OPEN DESIGN 2016

Vicenza, Basilica Palladiana

Ate Rote participates in Open Design Italia. Exhibition of selected projects at the Palladian Basilica in Vicenza, June 2016.

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CULTURABILITY AWARD

Bologna, Fondazione Unipolis

Culturability National Award: Ate Rote wins with “ioop imagineering project”, a platform for interactive representation of future scenarios.

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DESIGN TALK

Fuorisalone Milano, 2016

Discussion seminar on the frontiers of actual design. Ate Rote reflects on the relationship between utopia, function and form between design and society.

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Exhibitions

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2019_”European Design Festival”, Budapest. 13/06-09/09. Selected to represent Italy

2018_”Wood-oo Chair”, Salone del Mobile, Pavillon 6, Stand E36. Producer: Al2

2017_”So Long!”, Nilufar Depot, Milano, Viale Lancetti 34

2017_”Open Puzzle”, Ventura Lambrate, Milano, Via Oslavia 1

2016_”Modularity”, Open Design Italia, Vicenza, Basilica Palladiana

2016_ “Uroboro”, Ventura Lambrate, Fuori Salone, Milano, Section Emergent Designers

2014_ “Other Place”, collective exhibition, Accademia Carrara of Arts, Bergamo;

2013_ “Alterity”, collective exhibition, Accademia Carrara of Arts, Bergamo;

2008_”Concorso di pittura S.Simpliciano”, Beverate: selected work with “Mars on Hearth”, Photo printed on Ceramic and Wood;

2008_”Porteper2″, exhibition of paintings and Sculptures, Sala Comunale di Brivio (LC);

2007_”Passa come Fumo”, Collective Student Exhibition of Accdemia Carrara di Bergamo;

2005_”Porteper”, exhibition of paintings and Sculptures, Gallery “Caffè Letterario, Bergamo.

2002_Collective Exhibition in Ticosa, Spazio Shed, Como. Curator: L.Caramel. Work selected.

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Awards

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2017_Artigianato& Design, contest held by CNA Bergamo: 1st prize, with “Infinitoo”, chairmain of the jury : Riccardo Blumer

2017_Ventura Lambrate, Fuori Salone, Milano, Lambrate Via Oslavia 1, Selection Winner

2016_Top Design, Year Book 2017: Work Selected

2016_Open Design Italia, Basilica Palladiana Vicenza: Work Selected

2016_European Business Award, Year Selection 2015, entered with the project “irotee network”;

2016_Ventura Lambrate, Fuori Salone, Milano, Section Emergent Designers. Selection Winner

2015_European Business Award, Year Selection 2015, entered with the project “irotee network”;

2014_Contest “Culturability” by Fondazione Unipolis: winners with the project: “ioop“;

2013_Contest “Incubatore di Impresa” by Bergamo Sviluppo-Camera di Commercio di Bergamo: winners with the project “irotee“;

2012_Phd Competition in “Tecnologia dell’ambiente Costruito“, Politecnico di Torino, Facoltà di Architettura: winners 5th position

2012_Winner of the contest organized by Politecnico of Milano for a contract position in “Partecipatory Planning for designing a social housing complex in via Barzoni 11, Milano;

2010_Premio Internazionale Fassa Bortolo per l’Architettura Sostenibile: project mentioned in the book “Architetture per un territorio sostenibile”, Skira Editore, 2010, Milano;

2009_Legler award for the best thesis in Architecture 2009: winner with “Prendere possesso del mondo senza occuparlo”, with Prof. L.Moretti, Politecnico of Milano, July 2009;

2004_Selection for “Alta Scuola Politecnica“, Politecnico of Milano and Politecnico of Torino;

1999-2000-2001-2002-2003-2004-2005  Scolarships ISU Politecnico to study merits

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Pubblications 

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2017_Ventura Lambrate Official Guide 2017

2016_Open Design Official Guide 2016

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2009-2016_Articles, critical texts and interview on “A Casa”, Edita Periodici srl, Bergamo

2012_Il Progetto Sostenibile, 2012, pp 46-51, with Prof. A.Delera

2011_Atti della XIV Conferenza Nazionale della Società degli Urbanisti, Paper, pag 98

2010_Pubblicazione Premio Nazionale Architettura Sostenibile Fassa Bortolo, pag 30

2010_Architetture per un Territorio Sostenibile, 2010, Skira. Pag. 279

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Teaching, writing and consultancy

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2017-pres._Consultant in Design Driven Innovation.

2014-pres._Visiting Lecturer at GSSI l’Aquila.

Assignement: “Master Class on research design methods and tools”

2009-2016_Journalist of Architecture and Design for  “A Casa”, Edita Periodici S.r.l. Bergamo

2015_Visiting Lecturer at  IUAV Venezia,

Assignement: “Master Class on research design methods and tools”

2013-2015_Freelancer in 3d Modelling and Visualization for  products and architecture

2013-2015_Founder and Project Manager at “ioop”Cooperative. www.ioop.it

2012-2013_Contractor  Architect and Reseracher at Department B.E.S.T., Politecnico di Milano.

Assignement: “Partecipatory Planning and Design for the ALER Social Housing complex Via Barzoni 11, Milano”

2011-2013_Tutor Assistant at the course:  “Technology and Project for Contemporary Housing”. Prof.  Anna Delera, Politecnico di Milano.

2011-2013_Tutor Assistant at the Laboratory:  “Costruzione dell’Architettura I ”, a.y. 2011-2012 and 2012-2013.

Prof.  Anna Caterina Delera, Politecnico Milano,

2011-2013_Lecturer at “Laboratorio di Urbanistica 1”, coord: Prof. F.Chiodelli.

Assignement: “Scientific Seminar on methods and tools for Urban Studies”  a.y. 2011-2012 and 2012-2013

2010-2011_Collaborator at  the “Research Unit on European Local Policies for Sinti and Rom”,

Università Bicocca Milano, Coordinator: Prof. Tommaso Vitale

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Press Review

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