Daniele Durante is Architect and PhD in Industrial Design.
Since 2004 he has been teaching at Faculty of Architecture in Rome, “La Sapienza” University and in 2009 he was Visiting Critic at Cornell University in Roma.
He has started his professional activity in 2003 and in 2005 he founded studio bv36.
The office philosophy is to combine traditional and experimental design into a research effort which endeavors the relationship between architecture, design and applied arts.
He carried out many projects for public and private clients such as Atelier and Forum Hall in Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome, RGS Multifunctional Center, RGS Library and DT RGS Computer Center Offices, at the Italian Finance Ministry, the Italian Patent and Trademark Office, the Italian Institute of Technology in Rome.
In the field of industrial design he carried out furniture's design for the Italian Finance Ministry and the Palazzo delle Esposizioni building.
He collaborated with “1880 Matteograssi” spa and with “RF Yamakawa CO” LTD in Tokyo.
He won many design competitions, such as “New Ipost Headquarters” in Rome, “Sustainable Housing and urban renewal of A. Pecile Square” in Rome (1st prize), Urban renewal in Conversano city's center, the Restoration and refurbishment of the “Dogana d’Acqua” Complex in Livorno, the “Porta Nuova”, Tower Refurbishment in Venice, (2nd prize), the “Deposito Vittoria” refurbishment in Rome (shortlisted).
He was awarded “Qualità Italia Giovani” Prize as one of the best 35 under 40 Italian architects.