Team

Paola Pasquali

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After completing classical studies, in 1994 she graduated in Architecture at Politecnico di Milano with Aldo Castellano, disserting on Vitruvian Architecture.
In 2009 she completed the CEGA diploma at Università Bocconi in Milan and in 2010 became Executive MBA, acquiring solid management skills.
Since her childhood her artistic education was strongly impacted by the art gallery Sincron in Brescia, that she regularly visited with her family, being a gathering point for many artists, such as Piero Risari, Bruno Munari, Sergio Russo, where she learned and love contemporary art.
After graduating, she started the profession of Interior Designer at architect Giancarlo Tantille’s STUDIO ARTAIDE in Venice, being in charge of projects concerning private dwellings, museums, restaurants and shops. She entered the project team for Coveri’s shop new identity and supervised their implementation in Venice, Forte dei Marmi and Moscow downtown.
In 1996 she started a long and successful cooperation with Faram in Milan, when the Company was reaching a top position on international markets in the production of walls and office furniture; when Faram turned to export to Europe and China, she took part in the fit out of McLaren Technology Centre, Swiss Re tower in London by Norman Foster and Agbar tower in Barcellona by Jean Nouvel.
She specialised in space planning and interior design brand-oriented promotion. In Milan she supervised the furnishings and fittings of the new IBM’s Headquarters at Segrate, Snam Rete Gas’ corporate building at San Donato Milanese, San Pellegrino’s (Navigli district, Milan) and Pall Italia’s Headquarters at Buccinasco. In 2006 she was requested by Estel to start up Grandi Progetti, the unit dedicated to hotel general contractors, multifunctional spaces, residential and social housing. Her first challenge is the complex interiors of Auditorium and of many offices inside WJC skyscraper in Milan.
In the hotel sector, she provided some hotels in Italy, Russia and Romania with furnishings and drew up a project for the restoration of a luxury hotel interiors on Elba island. She approached social housing with furnishing solutions for new temporary residences in Milan and Turin.
In 2008 she was asked by architect Leonardo Cascitelli to cooperate on a workshop, sponsored by the Municipality of Milan, about Politecnico di Milano’s temporary residences.
From 2009 to 2014 as a director of the strategic marketing and communication unit at Progetto CMR’s she took part in several conventions and increased knowledge of some research areas such as social housing, space planning, building renovation, and ethic, social, economic sustainability.

Lorena Iraldi

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In 1992 she enrolled in the faculty of Architecture at Università degli Studi di Genova, in 1998 she accomplished the scholarship for Leonardo European programme and in 1999 the university degree, final marks 110/110, with a dissertation on the reconversion of the former border area between East and West Berlin.
She cooperated with Progetto CMR, one of the main integrated engineering and architecture premises, located in Italy and abroad, for twelve years, dealing with outfit and renovation projects for office and housing estates, as project manager, with tasks of team coordination and work order/Customer relation supervision. Thanks to the opportunity of working on new preminent multinational companies’ headquarters in oil, pharmaceutical, publishing and banking sectors, she acquired increasingly specific knowledge in the fields of space planning and interior design.
Some of her main goals:
Ing Direct, fit out project for Milan new headquarters (13000 sqm)
Credit Suisse, renovation and art direction for the new headquarters in Padua (600 sqm), Parma (1200 sqm),Rome (3000 sqm)
Heinz Italia, fit out and art direction for the new headquarters in Milan (6000 sqm)
Accenture Italia, renovation of the new headquarters in Milan (11000 sqm)
Accenture Italia, renovation of the new headquarters in Milan (11000 sqm)
Edizioni Condè Nast, renovation of the headquarters in Milan (5000 sqm)
Legance, Studio Legale Associato, renovation of the new headquarters in Milan (3000 sqm)
De Cecco, oufit project of the new headquarters in Pescara (4000 sqm)
Agip KCO, oufit project for the new headquarters at San Donato Milanese-Milan (10000 sqm)
Record Store, construction project of the new logistics hub at Caorso (45000 sqm)
Eni, feasibility study, broad plan and executive project for the Auditorium (first office building) and for the renovation of Ex Banca, San Donato Milanese, Milan
SeverEnergia-Gruppo Eni in Moscow (5000 sqm)
Total Italia, broad plan and executive project for the headquarters in Milan (5000 sqm)
Banca Lombarda, broad plan and executive project for the headquarters in Brescia (11000 sqm)
Linea Banche Popolari, broad plan and executive project for the headquarters in Milan (6000 sqm)
Pirelli RE, development of the reconversion project for buildings 13 and 5 in former Bicocca Area, Milan
Autogrill, development of the Corporate Identity handbook
Metropolitana di Genova(Genoa Underground), development of the broad plan for Corvetto stop
Laigueglia, Savona, project development project, from the broad plan to the executive step, for the reconversion of a hotel building into luxury residences.

Maurizio Melchiori

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He graduated in Architecture at the Politecnico di Milano in 1996 with a dissertation on the oufit project for an executive aircraft.
In 1995 he cooperated with the Politecnico di Milano on an updating course on Total, global and environmental quality and on the contest Osram, per una nuova tecnologia della luce (Osram, for a New Technology of Light).
From 1996 to 1998 he worked with Studio Recalcati & Associati on Architectural Projects and Design; with Studio di Arredamento e Grandi Impianti CAMAR on the featuring of restaurants and hotels; with Studio Associato Bonicalzi e Melchiori overseeing the renovation of commercial and residential buildings.
In 1998 at Sin-Bios Ambiente e Biotecnologie he followed prevention and safety structures for Fiera di Milano.
In 1999 he started a cooperation with Progetto CMR on the projects for Cisco Systems, Compaq, Mobil Oil, Infostrada, Nortel Networks, JP Morgan, Gillette, Sun Microsystems, Ericsson, Lamaro Appalti, Provincia di Bolzano and Plattner Immobilien.
Since 2007 he was supervisor at the Interior Design University Master at the Politecnico di Milano with Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD on the subjects related to working space projects. In 2012 he became Architectural area director; as Project Architect he followed several important works such as :
Ferriere Nord-Gruppo Pittini, new buildings in Osoppo, Udine, (2013-2015)
Martini & Rossi, new headquarters at Pessione , Turin
Chiesi Farmaceutici, new production building in Parma
Villa Campari restaurant, Sesto San Giovanni, Milan
Gruppo Maccaferri-SECI, new building at Zola Predosa, Bologna (2005/2010, 11200 sqm)
Progetto Rubattino by Gruppo Aedes in Milan (2006 - area of intervention 500.000 sqm, built area 180.000 smq)
Lamaro Appalti, management offices for the new headquarters in Rome
Masterplan for Romilia project by Aktiva in Bologna (2006 - 2.800.000 sqm, built area 300.000 sqm)
Cisco System, new headquarters at Vimercate, Milan (2007/2008 - 5150 sqm, 200 people)
Omega Fusibili, new headquarters at Assago, Milan
Legance in Milan
Editrice La Stampa and Alpitour, headquarters in Turin
Union Real Estate in China, projects of Chengdu Road, masterplan and broad plan for the development of SOHO High Tech residential and commercial area in Tianjin (2003 - area of intervention 3.000.000 sqm, built area 650.000 sqm), masterplan of Shenyang European Garden and Long Wan CBD, Hu Lu Dao
He was awarded as project leader with CasaClima Award for Martini&Rossi’s Martini One project.

Anna Covone

Architect

Annalisa Di Nardo

Architect

Thayanne Machado Viegas

Architect

Valentina Frigerio

Architect

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Eric Valsesia

Architect

Ermanno Andrea Funari

Architect

Francesco Di Lonardo

Architect

Eleonora Orsatti

Administration

Talents

Our team is the vital breath that contributes to Company development and Customer satisfaction.

Senior Architect

Senior Architect con significativa esperienza nella gestione di progetti complessi. Propensione al lavoro in team, alle attività di coordinamento e alla comunicazione. Conoscenza di Autocad 2D e ottima gestione del pacchetto Office. Ottima conoscenza della lingua inglese.

Interior Design Internship

Interior design trainee intended to enter dedicated teams working on luxury hotel development projects. Excellent knowledge of Autocad 2D and 3D, Photoshop, Sketch Up and Cinema 4D.

Medium architect

Design architect with significant experience in the development and management of executive projects, particularly in the frame of building design. Knowledge of Autocad 2D and 3d, Photoshop and Sketch up. Teamwork and communication abilities are requested.

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