“Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context – a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan”

Gottlieb Eliel Saarinen


Alessio Princic was born in Udine on March 9th, 1958. He graduated in architecture in 1982 from the University of Ljubljana (SLO) with a thesis on the typology and identity of the village of Slapnicco (“Tipologija in Identiteta Slapnika”) which received the “Preseren Students Prize” award.


A lean-featured, intense man of few words, he prefers to express himself by drawing, rather than in talking, or writing. To describe his ideas, he enters the blank page unhesitatingly, with decisive strokes, always favouring the pen over the pencil.