Alessio Grancini is an architectural designer originally from Italy, based in the city of Los Angeles. His practice operates between app development, design and interactive media.
He shares with his thesis collaborator Runze Zhang achievements as the Gehry Prize 2019 for the best Master Graduate thesis at SCI-Arc, best app for Architecture Engineering and Construction at the USC Creatingreality Hackathon ‘18. and the Best AR app for Art and Entertainment at the MIT Reality Virtually Hackathon 2019. Alessio joined the Advanced Technology department at Morphosis Architects in October ‘18 providing technical support in the making of “Interfaces'‘ , AR application featuring the Morphosis Installation at the Milan Design Week 2019 for Dassault Systemes under the supervision of Kerenza Harris, Director of Technology at Morphosis.
In January 2019 Alessio founds “Doorwi” together with Runze, UCLA student Francesco Colonnese and SCI-Arc Grad Student Natou Fall. Through Doorwi, Alessio is improving his thesis project in order to build a complete mobile app AR game and experimenting the most updated XR templates.
Alessio’s fondness for technology applied to design comes from the innate enthusiasm for cinematic arts as animation, VFX and sound production.
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Southern California Institute of Architecture