Frederico Zaniol

Frederico Zaniol

Lecco, IT



I´m an Italian/Brazilian architect since 2008,when I started my career working with architecture in different scales.

My professional experience includes designing buildings for industrial and commercial sector in California, where I worked on master plans, space planning and detailing for large scale projects. I also have a background working as an Architect / Project Manager, developing projects in the residential and commercial sector in Brazil, working from the conceptual design until the detailing and the documentation phases, as well the experience working on projects involving master planning and urban recovery in Italy and Russia, during the past two years. Currently, besides working as a freelance architect,working in space planning, detailing and producing as built documentation for construction companies, I’m an active member of the research group known as IMM Design Lab Milano in a research project involving multi-scale architecture, sustainability and social building design at the area called Morro do Livramento- Providencia, in the city of Rio de Janeiro.

Due my daily tasks, I developed strong skills in researching, surveying, preparing diagrams, reporting, planning, detailing, presenting and scheduling projects using software such as AutoCAD 2D and 3D, graphic software as Photoshop and CorelDraw, rendering software as Artlantis as well good experience using other programs applied for urban design such as Depthmap and ArcGIS. I have developed also knowledge using software such as Ecotect Analysis, Google Sketchup and Autodesk Revit.

As educational background, I hold a Degree in Architecture and Urban Design obtained by the Santa Catarina Southern University in Brazil as well I submitted in February 2015, my thesis in Sustainable Built Environment to earn a Masters Degree in Architectural Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano.

My major interest as an architect is to find different ways to use and to do architecture and civil engineering, more sustainable, more efficient, more economic and, if possible, more simple.

Currently, I´m looking for new possibilities to develop more my career and especially for chances to work a challenging environment.


IMM Design Lab, Milano, IT, Architect - Researcher

Sep 2013 - current

Otra Arquitetura Ltda, Florianópolis, BR, Architect- Partner

Jan 2009 - Mar 2013

GAA Architects, Inc., Irvine, CA, US, Intern

Sep 2008 - Dec 2008

Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, BR, Intern

Mar 2005 - Jul 2008


Politecnico di Milano, Lecco, IT, MArch, Architectural Engineering

Sep 2012 - current

Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, BR, BArch, Architecture and Urban Design

Jul 2002 - Aug 2008


11° Edition Study Award “Laure Larouzé” Sustainable Build Environment., 2nd Place


Engineers and Architects Regional Council at Cuiabá MT Brasil, Honorable Mention

National Competition


Areas of Specialization 


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