Matteo Montanari

Matteo Montanari

Los Angeles, CA, US



Registered architect in Italy Belgium and Spain, with multi-faceted project expertise from residential to commercial work. Experience includes concept design, commercial and residential design, with an focus on restaurant, offices and retail environments. Direct experience in Design/Build delivery methods.

Architecture is like the art of crafting a great story that inspires and shares with many. Creating meaningful and profitable experiences that inspire and uplift many. Each project represents a unique set of attributes, people, and culture that can greatly enhance the quality of life. However, it requires the art of architecture to take on real-life (stories) and craft it with materials that promote healthy, creative, inspiring environments that enhance and respect the earth.

My studio serves each client by bridging a broad array of professional and technical disciplines in unique ways. Regardless of the building type, my goal is to provide next generation services that advance a culture of creativity, and inspiration.

Registered Professional Architect in Spain and Belgium.

Areas of expertise: shops, offices and stores with a portfolio of prior achievements in restaurants, retail and corporate design.



ARCHIPLUSGROUP, Los Angeles, CA, US, Founder/Partner

Archiplus Group is an international planning and design firm with offices in Los Angeles, Barcelona, and Milan. Our mission is to deliver design solutions that come from our intercontinental background. Archiplus Group provides a full range of design services from small scale projects to large and complex. This includes new construction, addition, renovation, feasibility studies, master plans and major expansions for a variety of sectors including: public, cultural, non-profit, commercial, restoration and residential. With every project, our architecture is guided by a research intensive process that results in spaces that embody the routines, rituals, and functional requirements of a wide variety of user groups, while offering comfort and inspiration.

Jun 2012 - current

MATTEO MONTANARI DESIGN, Barcelona, Milan, Los Angeles, Owner

Providing design and technical services for clients to help them achieve their dreams. Architectural experience includes corporate and retail infill.
• Concept Development.
• Strategic Planning.
• Research (Product & Technology).
• Construction, Contract and administration.
• Graphic Design, and Interior Architecture
• Concepts and interior layouts for offices and houses.
• Designing furniture, counters, restaurants, loungebars
• Shop in shop in sales centers and interior styling.
• Complete design of shops and restaurants.
• Concept and design for new retail brands.
• Design implementations and building inspection.

Jan 2001 - current

Grupo Icopsa, Barcelona, ES, ARchitect Project Manager

Project Management Coordinator for the company “Grupo ICOPSA”,
Grupo Icopsa is a consulting company specialized in offering architectural services to Shopping Malls Owners.
Services include project management, organization, monitoring, construction supervision and management of teams.
The main clients of this company were: Unibail-Rodamco, ING Real Estate and Hines.

For Unibail-Rodamco i was in charge of the coordination of the renovation of business premises and shops in the shopping centers: Barnasud in Gavá, Glories in Barcelona, Garbera in San Sebastian, and Bonaire in Valencia. Unibail-Rodamco is the leading listed real estate company in Europe and the third-largest in the world. Listed on the Paris stock exchange since 1972, today the Group owns an exceptional portfolio of prime commercial properties, to the value of €27.5 billion as at June 30, 2012 located in the largest most prosperous cities across Continental Europe.
For ING Real Estate I was in charge of the coordination of the shops renovations works in the Central Park Mall in Tarragona. INGREIM is part of the global ING Real Estate Investment Management platform. With over 80 Funds, offices in 22 countries and more than 1500 employees across the globe, ING Real Estate Investment Management is one of the world’s leading property investment managers.
For HINES I was in charge of the coordination of the shops build out works of the Diagonal Mar Shopping Center in Barcelona.
Hines is a privately owned real estate firm involved in real estate investment, development and property management worldwide. With offices in 104 cities in 18 countries, and controlled assets valued at approximately $23.8 billion, Hines is one of the largest real estate organizations in the world

Jun 2001 - Jun 2009

SVR architects, Antwerp, BE, Architect

The Office SVR-Architects is one of Belgium’s most respected design offices, they have an impressive portfolio of completed projects from public buildings to offices, to industrial buidings.

• Renovation of the "Radio Television Building of Belgium" (known as "Flagey Building") in Brussels. This building was transformed in an office center with the compete change of function of the old television studios in cinema theaters.
• Office building, Gent
• Social housing renovation, Antwerp
• Office building, Antwerp

Feb 1998 - Mar 2000


Politectnico di Milano, Milano, IT, BArch, Architecture

Sep 1992 - Dec 1997

Areas of Specialization 


Please wait... loading