Name: Stephano Cittolin
Company: Cittolin Polli & Associés SA
Position within company: Director
Tell us a little about your background
I have graduated at architecture school at Geneva university in 1996
How would you describe your own personal style?
A modern architecture that led to the Bauhaus movement and the International Style
Where does your inspiration come from?
Le Corbusier-Richard Meier architects
In what direction do you feel that design is moving towards in a general sense?
Realization of a concept or idea into simple and rational configuration
Name five key themes to consider when approaching property development in 2014 and beyond.
Functionalism, Rationalization, esthetics, economy and good sense
If you could offer one piece of advice when it comes to development projects, what would it be?
To solve all the bureaucratic aspects
How important are The International Design and Architecture Awards as recognition of talent and achievement?
A recognition and a satisfaction of completed work
What projects are you currently working on?
Luxury house and residential building
What are your aims and goals for the next twelve months?
Keep in harmony architecture and economic scope
Final thoughts; tell us a little more about yourself
Your most treasured possession?
Your favourite holiday destination?
Your favourite hotel / restaurant / bar?
Cafe BERRA in Choex, CH
Your favourite book / film / song?
The greek mythology/ E la nave va/With or without you(U2)
Your favourite food and drink?
Mother’s tomoto sauce pasta/barolo red wine
Your favourite way to spend an afternoon?
To be lengthened on a deckchair at the edge of water and to be able to think of the concept of a project
Anything else interesting?