Riccardo Tossani Architecture CEO / Instrument-rated Private Pilot / Author
Riccardo Tossani is an Italo-Australian architect and is the principal of the international design practice, Riccardo Tossani Architecture, based in Tokyo, Japan. Tossani’s multidisciplinary approach encompasses urban planning as well as building, interior and industrial design for residential, resort and commercial projects from Japan and Thailand to Italy and Australia.
Tossani is recognized for contemporary design and has produced a variety of works featured in international publications, has won several awards and has been active with pro-bono design in Japan. Tossani has been active in urban revitalization of rural communities in Japan with pro-bono consulting, and has co-authored a book on the government’s response and recovery after Japan’s 2011 tsunami in Tohoku. Riccardo is also an instrument-rated private pilot.
“I fly because it releases my mind from the tyranny of petty things.” ~ Antoine de St-Exupéry
As a “Find Your Element” Leader, Riccardo will deliver a 90-minute Workshop on “Finding Beauty: A Top Architect’s Discovery in Tokyo.” Broadening the mind, enabling “out-of-the-box” thinking and keeping ones vision “fresh” relies heavily on a state of consciousness that eschews preconceptions and avoids cultural judgements. Riccardo will share his techniques to maintain an inquisitive “state of being” that allows for constant discovery, by creating a work-life balance with simple and sometimes life-threatening activities. [Find out more]
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