Matteo has a strong international experience in architecture acquired in over 15 years working on a diversified portfolio of both interiors and ground-up buildings. During his work journey, he focused on retail, residential, commercial and public buildings in both USA and Europe.
In 2004, after moving to New York, he started working at Bonetti Kozerski Architecture, where he worked for high-end residential and retail projects. During eight years, he supervised and completed the Donna Karan’s Estate in Parrot Cay in the Turks and Caicos Islands, the Andre Balazs Headquarter Office in Nolita and other private residences in New York City.
From 2012 to 2014, he worked at KPA Architects as a project director for the high-end retail team. He supervised the design development of luxury brand stores for Armani, Dior, Gucci, David Yurman, and Diane von Fürstenberg.
Later on, he joined Studios Architecture as a senior architectural designer, working primarily on commercial projects such as BOX Headquarters at One World Trade Center, the Nickelodeon Offices in Times Square and Eataly NYC in Financial District.
In 2015, he was appointed lead designer and project manager for the PACE Art Gallery building in Manhattan at 540 West 25th Street; the building concept includes interiors and exterior exhibition spaces with multi-functional capabilities creating a dynamic and interactive environment dedicated to artists, curators, gallery-goers and collectors.
Born and raised in Milan, Italy. During the years of his studies he founded an art gallery dedicated to a cabinet of curiosity with a collection of objects belonging to different continents and ages. He completed his master’s degree in Architecture at Politecnico di Milano. His passion for historic buildings and construction techniques brings him innovative solutions taking inspirations from the pre-existing environment.
He is a licensed architect in New York State, a member of AIA and NCARB certified with the National Architectural Board. He is also a licensed architect in Italy and in the European Union countries.