Claudio Silvestrin was born in 1954. He studied in Milan and then in London at the Architectural Association. From 1986 to 1988, he has worked with John Pawson at the studio Pawson Silvestrin Architects. In 1989, he founded Claudio Silvestrin Architects. His first offices were founded in London. In 2006, he also founded other offices in Milan. He is considered as one of the masters of the contemporary minimalism. His studio’s projects deal with huge real-estate complexes, private houses and resorts, art galleries, museums, restaurants and also furniture design. The quiet atmospheres and the simple and absolute shapes designed by his studio are particularly appreciated. His studio can boast clients as Giorgio Armani, Calvin Klein, Giada, Anish Kapoor, Victoria Miro, Fondazione Sandretto Re-Rebaudengo, YTL Singopore, Illy Coffee, Princi. The latest project by Claudio Silvestrin is a fashion mall from scratch. This 32.000-m2 mall located in Turin was opened to the public in March 2017.