is a multidisciplinary design practice founded by Lucia and Ito in Minneapolis, MN in 2018.
Lucia is a designer, multimedia artist, academic and co-founding principal of the architecture and design practice LUCITO. He is currently a visiting faculty at PennDesign. From 2015-17 he held the position of Cass Gilbert Visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture, College of Design, University of Minnesota. Lucia has taught at a number of schools including: Visiting Scholar at the Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism, Carleton University; Visiting Lecturer and Critic at Cornell University, AAP; faculty in Visual Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Design; and was a Senior Researcher within LabStudio (UPENN and Cornell). Lucia received his Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and his B.A. in Architecture from the University of Minnesota.
ITO, irohaIto is an architectural designer and founding partner of the design practice LUCITO. Previously, Ito worked in award winning architecture firms in NYC, Ithaca, Tokyo and Kyoto. Moving from Japan to the U.S. in 2006, Ito received her
Master of Architecture
from Cornell University AAP and her B.S. in Architectural Studies from Louisiana Tech University and attended Syracuse University’s M.Arch program.