Politecnico di Milano
Master of Architecture
Bachelor of Architecture
Francesco is an Associate Principal and Studio Leader at SCB, providing design leadership for the firm’s west coast urban residential and mixed-use practice. He is responsible for setting the vision and overseeing the development of complex projects from concept design through construction. Francesco has been involved in large masterplans focused on creating active and vibrant public realms. Projects such as these present intricate architectural and interdisciplinary challenges that Francesco addresses through collaboration between internal staff and external consultants. Francesco’s design approach to each project is to define, characterize, and express it through contextual and contemporary design solutions.
Francesco is highly knowledgeable in various digital modeling and rendering techniques that he uses in bringing designs to life. He is actively involved in SCB’s Residential Research & Development Committee. His notable portfolio of work includes recent projects such as One Oak, a luxury 41-story condominium tower in San Francisco; 520 Mateo, a mixed-use residential and office development in Los Angeles’ Arts District; Atlas a luxury apartment tower in Oakland; and numerous high-rise residential projects in Honolulu, including the award-winning Anaha, a 39-story luxury condominium tower in Honolulu’s Ward Village.
Francesco was a licensed architect in Italy and Spain where he worked on many residential and commercial projects in both countries. This background has given Francesco a unique cross-continental understanding of the architectural industry. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and holds a Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Architecture from the Politecnico di Milano in Milan, Italy.