Designers Matteo Sarno
Matteo co-funded Boito Sarno Architects after working as a project architect in London for over a decade. Boito Sarno’s portfolio currently includes high quality residential projects in central London in conservation areas and listed properties, from planning to completion. The studio has also designed community and educational projects in Czech Republic, Peru and Mozambique and recently won a competition for a Kindergarten in Ghana.
With Sir Michael Hopkins, he led a team of architects delivering a large landmark scheme in Hyde Park Corner, combining high-end apartments and a hotel.
With Sir Richard MacCormac, he oversaw the design and construction of a new quadrangle for St. John’s College Oxford, an innovative office building in Jersey and residential, artist studios and student accommodation developments in London.
Having moved to the UK from Milan with a scholarship to study at UWC Atlantic College, he graduated in architecture at Edinburgh University and continued his postgraduate studies at UCL and the University of Westminster.
He has a specialist knowledge of modern methods of construction and green design. As a member of the Architects Climate Action Network, he has focused on whole life carbon and has advocated ambitious amendments to regulations on energy use and embodied carbon.
He worked as a researcher at Wallpaper magazine, contributed to the Royal Academy Summer Show architecture room, curated installations at Milan’s Salone del Mobile and at the V&A. Since 2009, he is a visiting critic at the University of Westminster.