Italian designer and architect
Roberto Menghi (born 1920, Milan–died 2006) was an Italian designer and architect. After graduating from Politecnico di Milano in 1944, he specialized in architecture and interior and industrial design. He was awarded two Grand Prizes at the Triennale di Milano (Milan Triennial) for the “glass” and “design” sections, as well as two Compasso d’Oro awards for design. One of these Compasso d’Oro awards was conferred in 1967 for his design of the Guscio hut, a glass fiber and polyurethane hut for two to four people manufactured by Zanotta. In 1968, he designed the Globo di Luce lamps for Fontana Arte. read more
Menghi dedicated much of his professional time to the restoration of buildings, such as Palace of Giureconsulti in Milan. He taught architecture at Venice and Milan universities and design at the New Academy in Milan as well as Bath Academy.
Last updated: February 22, 2019
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