Macro Design Studio celebrates the first ten years of activity with over 50 certified buildings and a challenge: the largest urban renewal project in Europe

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Macro Design Studiothe female-led environmental consulting and sustainability certification engineering firm based in Production projectthe center of the green economy Trentino development in Rovereto, yesterday they celebrated the first ten years of activity.

The owners Paola Moschini And Giorgia Lorenzi and their 10 business partners toast the more than 50 certified buildings, 40 under certification and new construction sites. Between these”Ellin icon”, One of the projects from largest urban renewal in Europewhich aims to transform the district of the former airport of Athens into a citadel of the future, intelligent, green, with low environmental impact, in short, a real pilot project for the building development of the coastal areas of the Mediterranean.

Yesterday, August 1, 2022, Macro Design Studio – engineering company dealing with environmental consulting, sustainability certifications and training – celebrated its first two decades of activity. The belief that “triple bottom line“Or the search for a balance between the environmental, social and economic spheres in the construction of buildings is no longer sufficient.

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The founder, architect Paola Moschini, explains: «Today, there is a need for an innovative approach to new buildings and a regenerative approach to existing ones, capable of repairing damage to the environment for the benefit of future generations ».

Many projects have been carried out in this sense by Macro Design Studio over the years. Among these the first LEED certification in Italy by a supermarket, Coop in Carpi (MO), obtained in 2016 the first LEED accreditation for Homes Green Rater in Italy, continuing education with national associations (AiCARR Formazione, Order of Architects Cagliari), universities (Bolzano, Cagliari, Venice), companies and enterprises.

In 2017, the company achieved an important record in reality becomes first European company to boast the brandJust”, a transparency mark that certifies its ability to operate according to the criteria of fairness and social justice.

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Meanwhile, the company’s employees and partners are growing. From the first three employees in 2017, we are moving to the 10 people who are currently employed in the company. Among the new figures is the engineer Giorgia Lorenzi, who will become a full partner in 2019.

In the meantime, counseling continues design and remodeling of buildings that are able to achieve prestigious sustainability certifications such asLEED gold“For the Crif Campus in Varignana (BO), the first LEED v4 certified building in Italy, or the first”LEED platinum“European of a protected residential building, like the Palazzo Novecento in Turin. To date, they are over 50 buildings certified by Macro Design Studio and around 40 buildings currently undergoing certification.

To this end Moschini continuesit is important to keep up to date, so we support the ongoing training of our team and support them in studying and obtaining new professional qualifications and accreditations ».

Yes, Today, Macro Design Studio is the Italian company with the most professional accreditations and the only one with two LEED Fellows. Looking ahead, the company is committed to completing the first sustainability report and aims to be “carbon neutral” in the near future.

Many works have started today, both in Italy and abroad, including some very prestigious, such as participation in construction of Ellinikon in Greece. Located in the former Athens airport – covering an area of ​​over 6 million square meters – Ellinikon is the largest ongoing European urban renewal project and aims to give life to a citadel of the future, modern, sustainable and interconnected, consisting of hotels, offices, residential areas, shops, museums and a coastal park, which is the benchmark for the future building development of coastal cities in the Mediterranean. Macro Design Studio won the tender for LEED consultancy for residential buildings, condominiums and villascurrently under design.

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