Alice Guarisco

Alice Guarisco

Brescia, IT





Studio Scaglia, Brescia, IT, Architect

Architectural design office specialized in Wellness and Fitness Club design
Key learning outcomes
• Design skills learned included: technical aspects of fitness clubs, organization and design, negotiation with clients.
Project included: Virgin Clubs in Europe and in Italy
• 3D Visualization of interior spaces: Swimming Pools, Fitness Club, Restaurant, Club Entrance

Oct 2013 - current

Si.G.Ma Studio, Brescia, IT, Architect

Engeneering office
Key learning outcomes
• Project executive design using ArchiCad software to standardize the process and the documentation,
for the company Modern Living

Oct 2013 - current

Baglioni Costruzioni, Brescia, IT, Architect

A construction company also acting as general contractors
• Represented the company in a new business development project in China. Project included: A luxury residential building,
hotel rooms (junior and superior suites), an international restaurant and a family house.
• Responsible for international client liaison including proposing changes and explaining rationale for these
• Undertook on-site negotiations and conference calls with clients and project partners
• Ensured regulatory and quality assurance requirements in a project to develop mall single family houses from 100m2 to
150m2. Key quality aspects were accessibility, security and construction.

May 2012 - Oct 2013

ACM Architetti, Turin, IT, Architect/Stage

Key learning outcomes
• Managed the complexities of design in order to take accurate measurements to be used for cost analysis
• Gained in-depth understanding of public services and processes in relation to architecture and design

Oct 2008 - Mar 2009


Politecnico di Torino, Turin, IT, MArch, Architecture (Construction)

Final Grade 103/110

Practical and theoretical courses were covered with construction being the primary focus of the degree.
Key learning outcomes from final project
“The biomimicry project. The sublime idea of LA. 
A new way of living for the Hollywood Hills”
Supervisors: SCI-Arc: Ilaria Mazzoleni, Politecnico di Torino:
Pierre Alain Croset
• Design skills learned included: technical aspects of construction, the utilization and integration of new energies,
sustainability, designing residential buildings with over 20 apartments
• Additional skills: physical analysis, thermo-regulation of buildings, working within an urban context, applying theoretical
knowledge to architectural practice

As part of Master’s degree for final project
Southern California Institute of Architecture
Los Angeles, USA, September 2011 - January 2012
Key learning outcomes
• Followed lectures at one of the leading USA architecture schools
• Biomimicry approach to architecture and design
• Parametric design
• Professional English language skills developed
• Presentation skills in English enhanced

Dec 2009 - Feb 2012

Delft University of Technology, Delft, NL, The Why Factory

Design concept: Transformers architecture, with Winy Maas, TU Delft, Netherlands
Key professional learning outcomes
• Pushing design to the limit
• Balancing traditional knowledge with innovative approaches
• Adaptability of spaces, space and size considerations in relation to buildings
• White room meeting – brainstorming as part of a collaborative approach to project work.
• Presentation skills in English enhanced from presenting to Winy Maas and architectural professors

Sep 2010 - Jan 2011

Politecnico di Torino, Turin, IT, BArch, Architecture

Final Grade: 103/110

Practical and theoretical courses
Key learning outcomes from final project
Final Project
“Farm Tower, a piece of countryside in downtown”

Supervisor, Manuel Mauricio Cardenas Laverde
• Design skills learned: Social economical aspect for a sustainable urban development, High rise buildings.
• Additional skills: evaluation of different factors as part of a single project, basic construction principals.

Sep 2006 - Dec 2009

Liceo Artistico Vincenzo Foppa, Brescia, IT, High School, Fine Arts

Fine arts, Sculpting, Architecture design
Practical and theoretical courses

Sep 2001 - Jun 2006


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