Who: PPR is an Italian Architect focusing on Museums and Cultural Heritage. His roles have ranged from Concept Developer to Designer and Project Manager, and he has acted as a consultant for Institutional Clients and Designers in the field of Cultural Heritage Projects on an international scale. Pier Paolo Raffa began his career as Architect and Museography lecturer at the University of Palermo (Italy), with professional experience dating back to 1992
What: PPR’s fields of expertise are Concept development, Design, Project management, Logistics, Technical implementation, Engineering, Strategy, Planning and budgeting for Museums, Exhibitions, and Cultural Heritage Projects. His worked has ranged from low-budget and small-scale projects to major institutional and large-scale international public and private projects. PPR is also a highly skilled and experienced specialist photographer, to the extent that many of his institutional projects have been based upon, and designed around his own photographic research.
History: As a result of his multidisciplinary background and his international studies, PPR enjoys a rich set of professional experiences and a deep knowledge in the diverse and complex fields of museums and exhibitions, ranging from small projects to the largest museum in the world. He has extensive experience in the areas of strategic development, marketing and recovery of cultural heritage on an international scale: from vision to financing, from teaching to technical realization. His expertise embraces central aspects of any cultural heritage project.
Where: He has worked in Europe, North-Africa and the Middle East since 1992 and is currently based in Egypt.
Cover photo: The Young Tuthankamun. Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Ph: ©PPR 2017