Meet Niseko-based architect who takes inspiration from the world
Drawn to Japan by its unique culture and his hunger for knowledge, this well-travelled architect Riccardo Tossani is still mining design manna from his wanderlust.
At an age when most students are searching for direction, Riccardo Tossani was already a fully practicing architect. It was the 1980s and concepts like a holistic approach to urban design and sustainability had yet to fully permeate the mainstream, but they were already exuding a powerful influence on the Australian architecture student.
By the time he sat for his graduation at the University of Adelaide in his early twenties, he already had a thriving practice that showed signs of the ethos that would go on to define an illustrious career…