Paolo Matteuzzi Director MArch Hons, PHD Arch
Profile A Director at Zaha Hadid Architects, Paolo Matteuzzi is involved in the design of several seminal projects, maintaining an active role in the design and management throughout all design phases.
Paolo joined Zaha Hadid Architects in 2002 working on MAXXI: the National Museum of 21st Century Art in Rome where he developed the project from Design Development to Artistic Supervision until completion.
More recently as Façade Director, Paolo completed the construction of the Morpheus Hotel at City of Dreams in Macau and he is currently working on several mixed-use developments in China including a masterplans in Hangzhou. Currently under construction, the 800,000m2 site hosts several typologies such as offices, residential, retail, hotel and several infrastructures as a footbridge and a Giant Panoramic Wheel.
Before joining ZHA Paolo worked in reconstruction programs in natural disaster prone areas in Central America and Turkey.
Education Paolo studied architecture at the University of Rome La Sapienza where he took his graduation with honours in 1994, he subsequently took his Doctoral Degree in 2004 in Urban Sustainable Development at the Third University of Architecture in Rome.
Project Experience Overview Paolo has a managerial role in the development of projects throughout all design phases and at present, he is Project Director for the Hangzhou Town Centre Development in China, a mixed-use development comprising offices, retail, and residential facilities.
Paolo has vast experience working on a wide range of projects, including the MAXXI, the 21st century art museum in Rome, Italy and the Morpheus Hotel at City of Dreams in Macau.