Mino Caggiula’s career began in Switzerland, at the construction company Michele Barra in Ascona. He graduated with the federal diploma of bricklayer at the SPAI in Biasca in 1997 and got a diploma in Architecture at the SUPSI in Lugano in 2001. As a completion of his humanistic education, he attended the Architecture Academy in Mendrisio, working during his studies in various fields of architectural construction and planning.
From 2004 to 2005 he attended Columbia University in New York with Professor and Architect Kenneth Frampton. During this period, he had an important working experience at architect Steven Holl’s studio, with whom he won many international competitions. Among these, the first places for the Herning Center of Arts in Denmark (inaugurated in 2009), the Museum of Ocean and Surf in Biarritz, France (inaugurated in 2011) and the building of the Linked Hybrid Complex in Beijing, China (inaugurated in 2009).
From 2005 to 2007 he took part in numerous international conventions and got the Master of Arts in Architecture at the Academy in Mendrisio, by presenting a project for the urban renovation of the entire Venetian Lagoon with Architect Elia Zenghelis. The project was awarded first SIA prize and first Veneto Region prize.
Since 2010 he has founded his own professional practice based in Lugano and Milan, dealing with international projects and achieving several awards and prizes.