Damiano Rizzini Associate ARB, RIBA
Damiano joined Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) in September 2015 as an Associate. He has more than 15 years professional experience, with a particular focus on design leadership and technical coordination.
Damiano worked at Foster + Partners for 10 years, where he became an Associate Partner working on a wide range of successful projects in London and internationally. Damiano then worked for Lodha Developers in central London as Director of Design before joining ZHA.
Education & Teaching
Damiano studied architecture at the Polytechnic University in Milan and the Technical University in Munich. He completed his masters in Milan and was awarded a prize for his degree thesis. He subsequently tutored in technology of architecture and sustainable design for a few years while working in Milan. In London, Damiano obtained a certificate in professional practice and management from the Bartlett School of Architecture.
At ZHA, Damiano led the competition-winning entry for a new innovation centre and corporate headquarters in China and currently he is the project architect for a major residential development in Asia.