Paolo Testolini is a RIBA chartered architect with more than 15 years’ of experience in mixed-use schemes, retail and residential led masterplans. Paolo is originally from Italy, educated in the UK, he has worked in seven countries across three continents and for the last two years has been based in Dubai leading the design and masterplan team of Woods Bagot. Under Paolo’s leadership, the masterplan team approaches urban principles to deliver holistic and sustainable design solutions.
Paolo graduated from Cardiff University with a MSc in Environmental Design. Testolini also collaborates with the Welsh School of architecture in Wales, and the TEC of Monterrey in Mexico as an International speaker in design weeks, conferences and courses. Paolo has specialist knowledge of sustainability issues; particularly green materials biomimicry and eco-friendly design.