Dante O. Benini & Luca Gonzo

Dante Oscar Benini, a pupil of Scarpa and Niemeyer, has designed and built all over the world and has collaborated on projects with Frank O. Ghery, Richard Meier, Arup and Daniel Libeskind.

He is registered with the Board of Architects of Rome and is member if the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) and the ARB (Architects Registration Board) in Great Britain and of the AIA (American Institute of Architects) in the USA.

In 1997 he founded "Dante O. Benini & Partners Architects" which he directs as Lead Partner and Chairman together with Luca Gonzo, Senior Partner and Managing Director.

With offices in Milan, London and Istanbul the Studio has several departments in the field of architectural design, urban planning, interior architecture, design and nautical design, with a staff of about 60 people, designing projects for entire urban neighbourhoods and offices for large companies, industrial laboratories and shopping centres, as well as exclusive clubs, homes, yachts and designer objects the world over.
Each project is conceived on the basis of technical, economic and environmental sustainability and proposes quality Architecture based on the attention to detail.

The studio has received a number of awards and special mentions (most recently the Chicago Athenaeum 2011 Good Design Award); it has won and classified in international contests and holds seminars in Italy and abroad.

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