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Pierluigi Serraino

Debbie talks to architect Pierluigi Serraino about some of the things creative people have in common. "The creative knows who he or she is. That's where so much of the confidence comes in."

Pierluigi Serraino, AIA, is an architect, author, and educator. He holds multiple professional and research degrees in architecture from Italy and the United States and has over 15 years of work experience as a design architect. Prior to opening his independent design practice, Pierluigi worked on a variety of residential and institutional projects in the United States and overseas at Mark Mack Architects; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; and Anshen+Allen.

As an educator, Pierluigi has lectured on postwar American architecture, California modernism, architectural photography, changes in architectural practice, and digital design. His work and writing have been published in journals such as Architectural Record, Architecture California, the Journal of Architectural Education, and Architectural Design (UK). He has authored four books, among them The Creative Architect: Inside the Great Midcentury Personality Study, Modernism Rediscovered and NorCalMod: Icons of Northern California Modernism, and numerous essays.

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