Mario Cucinella Architects (MC A) is an architectural firm with offices in Bologna and New York and an international team of ninety professionals including architects, engineers, graphic designers, model makers, and researchers.
Mission and Purpose
Origins and Development
The firm was established in Paris in 1992 and opened its offices in Bologna in 1999.
Organizational Structure, Membership, and Funding
Specializations, Methods and Tools
MC A has extensive experience in architectural design that combines environmental and energy efficiency strategies and relies on an R&D department that carries out research on sustainability with a holistic approach.
Major Projects and Events
Besides working on several big public or symbolic buildings, MC A has a couple of projects on reconstruction after an earthquake. They are called "WSR - Workshop ricostruzione": Emilia  and Camerino (2017).
Analysis and Lessons Learned
 MC A, WSR Emilia, https://www.mcarchitects.it/wsr-workshop-emilia-reconstruction (rel. 3/11/19).