Latest professional experience:
I have been working since December 2009 until mid of September this year as responsible for the architectural coordination and design of a big commercial project in Cairo. During this same period I have been part as senior architect in two major competitions in China (Wuhan and Hainan) one of which successful and now being a live project in Wilkinson Eyre office.
Relevant professional experience:
Among other architectural firms I collaborated with Foster and Partners for three years starting in March 2007.
During my experience in F+P I have been especially part of the team designing the project Central Market in Abu Dhabi a major mixed project of around 600,000 square feet. In this team I have been responsible for the coordination and design of the landscaped garden roof terraces covering an area of around 20.000 square meters. This project is now under construction.
Moreover in F+P I collaborated in other residential, commercial and public transportation projects around the world – Tripoli and Florence in particular - and I have always been dealing with international design teams.
Previous to the experience in London I have been working for more than three years in a Rome based office ABDR – a rising firm in the Italy - where I was responsible for materials research and details production. In the same office I have been part of the team designing the new High Speed Train Railway Station of Rome. I was responsible for the roof design, MEP and sustainable devices coordination. This project is now under construction and almost delivered.
Personal professional experience:
As a self employed architect I have been designing and delivering a number of residential interiors, and a few other mixed typologies as hotels, bars, pavilions etc.
Other professional experiences:
I have been volunteering and employed for two years in the biggest Italian environmental NGO Legambiente and following this ecological path I have been always involved with sustainability issues and sustainable design.
I have been teaching subjects related to sustainability and affordable movable architecture in several Italian institutions alike University of Rome and IED – Istituto Europeo del Design.
I am experienced in many different design typologies and I have been working in all the design phases with special regard to Construction Documentation and detail production.
I have been doing client presentations, design team coordination on complex projects and I have been involved and responsible for the production of complex technical documents as specifications, deliverables etc.
I have a wide range of computer skills and, having used many softwares in the latest years, I have a flexible approach on the digital production and I am always up to date.
I studied Architecture in Rome “La Sapienza” and in Paris “Ecole d’architecture de Paris la Vilette” moreover I spent 6 months performing a research on case studies of sustainable urban renewal in Germany and in the Netherlands.
I graduated (MA equivalent) in Rome at the Department of Environmental studies “ITACA” discussing a project on “Urban renewals design with sustainable environmental technologies”. I attended a postgraduate Master on Architectural design of interactive spaces in the University of Rome La Sapienza with a grant sponsored by Sony-Ericsson.
Wilkinson Eyre Architects, London, GB, senior architect
Senior Architect in charge of a the team delivering a project in Cairo under the supervision of Sam Wright Associate Director.
Foster + Partners, London, GB, Architect
I mainly was in charge of portion of a mixed use project in Abu Dhabi under the supervision of Giulia Leoni Associate Partner and Muir Livingstone Partner
self emplyed/free lance, rome, Architecture
Mainly worked in the Rome residentail, hospitality and enterteinement market
ABDR, Rome, IT, Architecture
Mainly architect in charge of portion of projects.
Most important is the New reailway station for high speed trains in Rome
Sapienza - Università di Roma, Rome, Masters, Architecture