edoardo milesi | architect
(Bergamo, 1954) Edoardo Milesi studied at the IUAV University of Venice and graduated in 1979 from the Polytechnic University of Milan with Franca Helg. Expert in landscape and environmental protection, he has achieved numerous specializations including architectural ecology, religious architecture and garden art.
In 1990, he founded Archos studio, with which he carries out design activities spanning different areas and sizes, and which is characterized by constant research into environmental, social and construction aspects of architecture. In addition to his professional practice, he constantly participates in cultural debate about contemporary architecture and is interested in disseminating and discussing his own experiments. In 2008 he founded the magazine ArtApp, of which he is editor-in-chief. Since June 2009, he has been president of the cultural committee of the Bertarelli Social and Cultural Foundation. In 2014, he founded the cultural association Scuola Permanente dell’Abitare (Permanent School of Living).
From april 2019 to april 2022 he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Fabbriceria del Duomo of Siena, called “Opera della Metropolitana”. He is an active member of the University of Sciences, Letters and Arts of Bergamo and from 2020 he is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Coastal Landscape Observatory of Legambiente. Since 2021 he has been President of the Discipline Board 5 of the Order of PPC Architects of Bergamo; President of the Landscape Commission of the Municipality of Mozzo and a member of the Europan Jury.
giulia anna milesi | architect
(Bergamo, 1986) Giulia Anna Milesi was born in Bergamo and raised in Cortona, and she studied in Switzerland at the Academy of Architecture in Mendrisio.
She graduated in 2011 with Shelley McNamara and Yvonne Farrell from Grafton studio with a Housing project in London. In 2008, she moved to Barcelona, where she worked at the Archikubik Studio. Since August 2011, she has been working with Archos in Bergamo, mainly dealing with architectural design, renovation, and coordination of the competitions and foreign projects department. She leads a project on a vocational school and the construction of a residential village made up of wooden micro buildings in Port-au-Prince in Haiti.
Since 2012, she has been an assistant in the summer school workshops organized by the Permanent School of Living (SPdA), and since 2014 she has been a member of the scientific committee. In 2011 (Tokyo) and 2014 (Durban), she presented the works of the Archos studio at the UIA International Congress of Architecture as a speaker.
ivana ghirardi | architect
Ivana Ghirardi graduated in architecture from the Leonardo Department of Architecture of the Polytechnic University of Milan.
Since March 2006, she has worked with the Studio by dealing with urban planning and architectural design. She is a qualified safety officer and energy certifier. In addition to being responsible for procurement, she also takes care of project management and planning.
paolo abbadini | engineer
Paolo Abbadini graduated in Building Engineering and Architecture from the Polytechnic University of Milan. He is an expert in environmental sustainability and is responsible for the department for energy saving and renewable energy. He is a qualified safety officer and energy certifier.
He has been working with the Studio since 2006, and he is in charge of project contracts.
giacomo massoni | engineer architect
Giacomo Massoni was born in Siena and graduated in building engineering and architecture in Pisa and then completed his studies on architectural restoration at the University of Ferrara. His thesis was awarded the prize Carlo Pucci, a distinction at the SIRA Youth Prize, and the ARCo Youth Prize 2018.
viola grassenis | architect
Viola Grassenis graduated in 2016 in interior architecture from the Polytechnic University of Milan with a thesis on the restoration of an abandoned industrial building to make it a spa while taking into account all aspects of wellbeing. She has always been passionate about literature and writing. She has worked with the Studio since January 2017 and has also been involved in communication.
paola vescovi | architect
Graduated in 2019 in Architecture - Built Environment - Interiors at the Politecnico di Milano with a thesis on the application of the BIM methodology in the design of architectural envelopes. She has carried out professional activities in the field of interior design and teaching collaborations at the Politecnico di Milano. She has been working with Archos Studio since November 2021.
giovanni casalini | architect
Giovanni Casalini studied at the ETSAM in Seville and graduated in Architectural Design at the Politecnico di Milano. In Milan he combined professional activities and teaching with the Cino Zucchi and MAR office studios. After experiences in Seattle (Olson Kundig) and Lisbon (Atelier Central), he has been collaborating with the Archos studio since July 2021.
tommaso pallari | architect
Born in Grosseto, graduated in Architecture at the University of Florence with a thesis entitled 'Museum of Italian Design. Extension of the Milan Triennale '. He has been working with Archos Studio since March 2021.
marta carnieri | architect
Born in Perugia, she graduated in Architecture at the University of Florence with a thesis on micro-architectures for the first post-trauma reception of women and minors migrants. She studied at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. She has collaborated with the Archos studio since April 2022.
gaia donini | interior designer
Graduated in Interior Design at the Politecnico di Milano. Since July 2022 she has collaborated with the studio following interior design projects and installations with skills in 3D graphic rendering.
paolo vimercati | surveyor
Paolo Vimercati is a project manager. Since 1998, he has worked for the Studio as construction site manager, while being in particular responsible for work management, accounting, coordination, and safety.
roberto belotti | engineer
Roberto Belotti graduated in Building Engineering with a thesis on “Energy Simulation in Dynamic Mode of a Building Used as a Professional Studio, and Economic Assessment of Possible Improvements”. Since 2003, he has worked with the Studio on the design of dry-stone buildings, the supervision of construction sites, and project accounting.
cristian carrara | visual designer
Cristian Carrara graduated in Advertising Design, since 2008 he has worked with the Studio by dealing with graphic and multimedia design, development of websites, communication and social media management. Since 2011, he has been in charge of the layout of the magazine ArtApp and production of publications for Edizioni Archos.
michele milesi | videomaker
Michele Milesi graduated in Sciences and Techniques of Visual Arts: cinema and photography with a thesis on "Urban landscapes in the 'new cinema' of the '60s. He is responsible for multimedia production at Archos.
mary grassenis | administration staff
Since 1993, Mary Grassenis has been responsible for administration and executive secretariat of Archos studio.
elena cattaneo | editorial staff
Since 2000, Elena Cattaneo has organized events, conferences and public relations. She works for the association Permanent School of Living and is responsible for the publishing department by coordinating the editorial staff of the magazine ArtApp and all the editorial projects of the Studio.
laura cavalieri manasse | editorial staff
Since 2010, Laura Cavalieri Manasse has worked with the Archos publishing department by assisting Edoardo Milesi in publishing the ArtApp magazine and in the editorial coordination of the ArtApp magazine.
clement adjet | logistics
Clement Adjei is responsible for the maintenance of Archos’ offices and accommodation.
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