waltritsch a+u, architetti urbanisti is operating since year 2001 in Trieste. The office activity is spanning between architecture, interior design and urban planning. It offers professional skills, creative solutions and efficient professional services, in order to reach ultimate project quality in accordance to the client goal and ambition. Projects are approached mixing pragmatism with an optimistic stance, combining research and professional knowledge, to build specific and unique solutions as the best answer to the given task.
Among realized projects, the cultural and educational KBcenter in Gorizia, the urban plan Casanova for the extension of the city of Bolzano with 1.000 new homes and services, the provincial Mediatheque Casiraghi in Gorizia and the renovation of the Cogeco headquarters in Trieste.
waltritsch a+u has also been involved in a series of partnerships with renewed international offices for projects in Italy. Most notably it has a stable collaboration with Frits van Dongen / de Architecten Cie. from Amsterdam since the start, and have realized in partnerships plans and projects for the cities of Trieste, Roma and Bolzano.
Projects and buildings have been published in magazines and books in Italy, Slovenia, The Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Croatia, Austria, Switzerland, China, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia etc., and in more than 30 countries worldwide on the web. Works have also been exhibited throughout the world in many occasions (e.g. Columbia University New York, Berlage gallery Amsterdam, Biennale di Architettura Venezia, and at the World Congress of Architecture UIA 2011 held in in Tokyo) and received several prizes.
Dimitri Waltritsch has trained at the IUAV in Venezia (Degree in Architecture) and at The Berlage Institute Rotterdam (Master of Excellence in Architecture). Before starting his own career he have been gaining professional experiences in architecture and urban planning in several European countries and Japan (Cie. / Frits van Dongen - Amsterdam, Renzo Piano Building Workshop - Paris, Ashihara International - Tokyo, Elia Zenghelis - Athens). Dimitri Waltritsch is teaching Architectural Design at the Faculty of Architecture of the Trieste University, has been teaching Urban Design at the Ferrara Faculty of Architecture, has been juror for the Österreicher Bauherren Preis, visiting lecturer at the Columbia University in New York, the Berlage Institute in Amsterdam, the Universities of Venezia and Firenze and the Haus der Architektur in Graz.