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ARCHITETTURA ed INTORNI is an Architecture and Interior Design Studio born in 1976, in Cantù (Como), under the supervision and experience of architect Armando Cattaneo.
It’s composed by a team under 35, young and dynamic architects, who have collaborated with leading Italian and European architectural firms for several years.
ARCHITETTURA ed INTORNI is an architectural firm consolidated in the area of Como and Milan.
Its architecture is based on the dialogue with its surrounding and with the users who will enjoy its architecture.
It’s always looking for the creation of representative spaces of “good living”, contemporary spaces and at the same time lasting over time.
 

People

Armando Cattaneo - ARCHITETTURA ed INTORNI
Founder

ARMANDO CATTANEO

Graduated in architecture from the Politecnico di Milano. For six years he collaborated in the studio of the architect Angelo Mangiarotti and then opened, in 1979, the ARCHITETTURA ed INTORNI studio. In addition to his professional commitments, he held teaching positions at the Politecnico Internazionale di Milano and, subsequently, as pro-rector of The International College of Arts and Sciences in Milan until 2000. Author of several books in the field of research and in-depth study of socio-urban and architectural issues.

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Graduated in architecture from the Politecnico di Milano in 1977 with a grade of 100/100 cum Laude. For six years he collaborated in the architect's studio Angelo Mangiarotti and then opened, in 1979, the ARCHITETTURA ed INTORNI studio. In addition to his professional commitments, he held teaching positions at the Politecnico Internazionale di Milano and, subsequently, as pro-rector of The International College of Arts and Sciences in Milan until 2000. At the same time he was was vice president of Permanente Mobili di Cantù from 1982 to 1985, vice president of Cantù Quality from 1990 to 1993, president of CLAC S.r.L. (Centro Legno Arredo Cantù) from 1992 to 1997. Awarded the honor with silver medal at the Mérìte Européen N ° 346 in 1991. Author of several books in the field of research and in-depth study of socio-urban and architectural, including "The territory of the widespread factory" and articles in various magazines of the sector.
Mattia Cattaneo - ARCHITETTURA ed INTORNI
Architect

MATTIA CATTANEO

Graduated in 2012 with 110/110 cum Laude at the Politecnico di Milano, with a specialization in Architectural Restoration and Conservation. Immediately after graduating he began collaborating with several European firms, including Beriestain Interiores in Barcelona (Spain) and Citterio-Viel & Partners in Milan where he still collaborate. In his working past he has followed works of different architectural types, from interior design to the urban scale.

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Graduated in 2012 with 110/110 cum Laude at the Politecnico di Milano, with a specialization in Architectural Restoration and Conservation. Even before graduating, he collaborated on important conservation projects, such as the restoration of the Main Spire of the Milan Cathedral and the restoration of the Royal Villa of Monza. Immediately after graduating he began collaborating with several European firms, including Beriestain Interiores in Barcelona (Spain) and Citterio-Viel & Partners in Milan where he still collaborate. In his working past he has followed works of different architectural types, from interior design to the urban scale. Among the main projects followed are several 5 Star Luxury Hotels around the world, the design of several skyscrapers in Asia and residential buildings.

SELECTED PROJECTS:

- Hotel Bvlgari. Paris - France
- Hotel Bvlgari. Dubai - UAE
- Hotel Almanac. Barcelona - Spain
- Hotel The One. Barcelona - Spain
- Hotel Hilton. Tanger - Marocco
- 1° PRIZE Competition new piazza Roma. Pinerolo - Italy
- 1° PRIZE Competition residential tower GIOIA 20. Milan - Italy
- 1° PRIZE Competition headquarters building for a local utility company. Milan - Italy
- 1° PRIZE Competition headquarters renovation for a multinational energy company. Rome - Italy
- 1° PRIZE Competition new school SAMS-STA. Chiasso - Switzerland
- Residential Tower. Taipei - Taiwan
- Residential Towers. Hong Kong
- Residential Tower. Bangkok - Thailand
- San Babila Redevelopment. Milan - Italy
- Fastweb Headquarters. Milan - Italy
- Gate Central Colonne San Lorenzo. Milan - Italy

Paula Beltran Carlos - ARCHITETTURA ed INTORNI
Architect

PAULA BELTRÁN CARLOS

Graduated in 2011 with an "excellence" rating from the Escola Tècnica Superior d’Arquitectura de Barcelona (ETSAB). Immediately after graduating she started collaborating with several European firms, such as Neutelings Riedijk Architects in Rotterdam, AMB in Barcelona, CLS Architects and One Works in Milan. One of the most important projects she has followed "escola Dels Encants" was awarded with the FAD prize for architecture.

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Graduated in 2011 with an "excellence" rating from the Escola Tècnica Superior d’Arquitectura de Barcelona (ETSAB). Immediately after graduating she started collaborating with several European firms, such as Neutelings Riedijk Architects in Rotterdam, AMB in Barcelona, CLS Architects and One Works in Milan. In his professional career she has had the opportunity to follow projects at different design scales, from office buildings to school buildings and the design of public spaces. One of the most important projects she has followed is the new Dels Encants school in Barcelona, awarded with the FAD prize for architecture.

SELECTED PROJECTS

- Malpensa VIP Terminal. Milan Malpensa - Italy
- Milano Centrale. Milan - Italy
- San Marino Outlet Experience. San Marino
- Interior Design of a Loft. Boston - USA
- COMOS Shopping center and offices. Ho Chi Minh - Vietnam
- Interior Design of a Villa. Hanoi - Vietnam
- Headquarters and offices. Hanoi - Vietnam
- 1° PRIZE Competition new piazza Roma. Pinerolo - Italy
- City Center Square. Montgat - Spain
- Dels Encants school new primary school. Barcelona - Spain FAD Award Winner
- Auditorium and Library El Molì. Molins del Rey - Spain FAD Award Finalist
- Civic Center and residence for the elderly. Las Planas - Spain
- Cultural Center. Amersfoort - Holland
- Multifunctional complex with residences, Hotel and offices. Leiden - Holland