SANTAGOSTINO MARGARIDO
GSMM architetti

is an architecture studio
dealing with
architectural design,
urban design
and research

based in Milano
founded in 2002
by
Giorgio Santagostino
and Monica Margarido

US

Giorgio Santagostino
Studied in Milano and Lisboa, he graduated in architecture in 1993 from Politecnico di Milano and worked at Carrilho da Graça office.
Besides his professional activity, he has teached at Politecnico di Milano from 2003 to 2005, and from 2004 to 2020 as teaching assistant at Manuel and Francisco Aires Mateus Studio at Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio.

Monica Margarido
Graduated in architecture in 1998 from Universidade Lusíada – Lisboa.
She worked at Carrilho da Graça office in Lisboa and Dordoni Architetti in Milano. 
In addition to her professional activity she is teaching assistant at Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, and has been visiting professor at Politecnico di Milano

In 2002 they founded SANTAGOSTINO MARGARIDO GSMM architetti, based in Milano.
In 2020 they founded Krausbeck Santagostino Margarido Sagl, based in Mendrisio, to develop Swiss projects.

They are frequently invited to lectures, seminars and conferences, in Italy and abroad.
Through their career they have received several international awards.

2020. Special mention SIA Ticino Award . Switzerland
2015. Finalist BIGMAT International Architecture Award
2014. Selected to represent Italy at the Architecture Biennale of Venice
2012. Finalist A.Prize at Exposynergy . Milan
2010. Selection International Architecture Piranesi Award . Piran . Slovenia
2010. Europan 10 . Cascais . Portugal
2001. Peter-Joseph-Lenné Prize . Berlin

Their work has been published in several Italian and international magazines: Lotus, Abitare, Costruire, Domus, Bauwelt, Espazium.

OUR PRACTICE

The studio mainly deals with public projects but we haven’t lost interest in private commissions, related to residential and commercial scale.
Research is an integral part of our work and it is why we are so committed to the practice of competitions, in Italy and abroad.
Build for the common good is a way to explore and contribute to relevant socio-environmental issues and develop an efficient design to cost strategy.
Architectural Design is led by a concrete and realistic approach developing specific solutions to precise problems, based on a careful understanding of contexts and a creation of a broad and integrated vision.

COLLABORATORS

Roberta D’Agrosa . Martino Bonfioli

Francisca Rebelo de Andrade . Aris Aragno . Rachele Albini . Francesco Balsarini . Stefano Banfi . Andrea Barbieri . Carlotta Barbieri . Laura Beltrami . Alex Beretta . Gabriele Boretti . Francesca Calvelli . Fulvio Capsoni . Olga Chiaramonte . Ambra Chiesa . Claudio Chiodi . Edoardo Croce . Ilaria Danielli . Margherita De Nardis . Francesco Degli Esposti . Igor Della Ricca . Stefano Farina . Davide Galli . Elisa Giannini . Francesco Gramegna . Pietro Grignani . Nicolò Mariani . Erica Masiero . Giulia Morabito . Francesca Orlandi . Ambra Ornandelli . Luca Pavarin . Tommaso Pieri . Veronica Preseglio . Andrea Podini . Carmine Rizzuti . Sara Rubello . Andrea Rebecchi . Tommaso Seveso . Francesco Soave . Claudio Vicentini . Fabrizio Volpe . Michele Zambetti

PUBLICATIONS

BESPOKE/ SU MISURA
VV. AA., Libria, february 2012

TORRE D’ANGOLO – Mendrisio CH Archi n. 1 february 2020 AS n. 209 february 2018 

FEDERAL ASYLUM CENTER – Balerna CH
TEC21 n. 5-6 8th february 2019

HOUSE IN QUINTA DO CARVALHEIRO – São Francisco da Serra PT
Diseño Interior n. 276, november 2015
Talea n. 43, february/ march 2014
Abitare n. 532, may 2013

MULTIPURPOSE BUILDING – Dueville IT
Lotus n. 151, november 2012

EUROPAN 10 – INVENTING URBANITY – Cascais PT
competition catalogue, march 2010

KINDERGATEN – Malnate IT
AL n. 4, april 2009

CITY HALL EXTENSION – Collebeato IT
AL n. 1/ 2, january/ february 2009

FORMER LANEROSSI REHABILITATION AREA – Dueville IT competition catalogue november 2009

EUROPEAN HIGHLANDS INSTITUTE – Roana IT
Area n. 100, september/ october 2008

MIDDLE SCHOOL EXTENSION – Binago IT
giovani architetti italiani / 2, september 2006

JEONGOK PREHISTORY MUSEUM – Gyeonggi-do ROK 
competition catalogue, april 2006

PRIMARY SCHOOL EXTENSION – Senago IT
giovani architetti italiani / 2, september 2006
Costruire n. 269, october 2005

CAMPUS DEI LICEI – Schio IT
ARCH + n. 002, june 2009
competition catalogue, september 2005

KINDERGATEN – Albavilla – IT
AL n. 10, october 2002

IV NOVEMBRE SQUARE
REQUALIFICATION – Gambara IT attached in Area n. 56 , may 2001 

JUDENHOF DISTRICT, PETER JOSEPH LENNE’ PRIZE – Berlin DE
Arquitectura e Vida n. 25, march 2002
Bauwelt n. 44/01, november 2001

SOCIAL HOUSING – Gambara IT
giovani architetti italiani / 2, september 2006
“Il progetto disegnato-1. Architettura: disegni, progetti, concorsi”,
AAB competition catalogue, Brescia 1997

EUROPAN 4 – Milan IT
“Paesaggi di architettura. Infrastrutture, territorio, progetto”, curated by P. Salvadeo, Milano 1996

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SANTAGOSTINO MARGARIDO
GSMM architetti

is an architecture studio
dealing with
architectural design,
urban design
and research

based in Milano
founded in 2002
by
Giorgio Santagostino
and Monica Margarido