Haiti, Lebanon, United Kingdom
Emergent Vernacular Architecture (EVA Studio)
Multidisciplinary research and design practice
EVA Studio is a multidisciplinary research and design practice based in London. Since 2015 our team has delivered various socially-oriented projects from London, Haiti and Lebanon. EVA’s portfolio aims at undertaking projects with a social agenda and of different scales from public spaces, community infrastructure, schools to housing.
Prior to co-founding EVA Studio with Simone Pagani in February 2015, Andrea graduated with a Master of Architecture at the Politecnico di Milano in 2005, and he practised his design skills working six years for renowned practices, which include Bennetts Associates in London and Massimiliano Fuksas Architects in Rome.He entered the international development design sector in 2010 with an experience as a volunteer in Bolivia. In Haiti, where he was based for five years, he worked with global humanitarian organisations, where he accrued extensive experience in running and delivering public projects for vulnerable communities. Since his return to London in 2016, he has kept working on projects in Haiti and Lebanon, as well as various design schemes in London. His written work regarding the potential role of Architecture within the refugees’ crisis framework was featured in the Public Journal. Andrea is a UK registered architect since 2015 (ARB Number: 084801H), and a member of RIBA since 2016.