Peter Pichler Architecture


Peter Pichler was born in Bolzano, Italy in 1982. He studied Architecture at the university of applied Arts Vienna and in the US at the university of California (UCLA). In 2008 he graduated with distinction in the masterclass of Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher in Vienna. Already during his studies Peter joined Zaha Hadid in London, where he worked on several competitions covering all scales and on the award winning Nordkettenbahn in Innsbruck. He worked for Rem Koolhaas in Rotterdam and joined the team of Delugan Meissl in Vienna, collaborating on an award winning concert hall in Amman, Jordan.
After finishing his diploma Peter went to Hamburg where he worked for Zaha Hadid as a project architect on the new library and learning center in Vienna and on a 150.000m² mixed use development in Bratislava.
He turned then back to Italy in 2015 and founded Peter Pichler Architecture together with his wife Silvana Ordinas in Milan.
Peter Pichler is a registered Architect in Italy and member of the chamber of architects of the autonomous Province of Bolzano. He has won several architecture prices and was nominated as young italian talent by the national chamber of architects in Italy.


Silvana Ordinas was born in Mallorca in 1987. She was studying tourism at the Universitat de les Illes Balears where she graduated in 2011 while pursuing a fashion career as model working on an international level for multiple brands. After her diploma Silvana joins her family real estate company in Mallorca overseeing several projects from construction to sale while overlooking financial possibilities for future investments. At the end of 2015 Silvana founds together with architect Peter Pichler the architecture firm PETER PICHLER ARCHITECTURE in Milan and is since then in charge of the management. Silvana is currently involved in a master program at SDA BOCCONI School of management in Milan and ESADE business school in Barcelona.