We design  ECO-CENTRIC ARCHITECTURE - We believe in the shift from human-centric to eco-centric. For the longest of times our buildings are being designed around people and their needs. We now introduce a new set of variables in our working method: ecosystems, communities, climate, energy, material life-cycle and, of course, people. Human presence for us is not to damage the ecosystem but nurture it, enrich it and benefit from it.
We design TECHNO-LOGIC ORGANISMS - Technology has always been a catalyst for architecture. From caves to 1 km tall buildings. From bricks to nano-structures. Without technology, architecture would not be what we know of it. How can technology help us make our buildings smart(er)? What can we learn from nature’s inherent logic? How do we make use of advanced technologies to transform our buildings from inanimate boxes to man-made living organisms?
We design TIME - Time is an essential parameter to our design process. We create places that invite people to interact and evolve along with them. Our design approach orchestrates memorable yet open-ended experiences with multiple layers of stimulus.
UOOU Studio, Architecture, Logo, Branding, Santosuosso, Pontikopoulou, Design, Experiential, Ecology, Green Architecture, Residential
UOOU studio is founded by Gian Santosuosso and Eri Pontikopoulou. Their work merges architecture with experience design to create environments that inspire connections; connecting people with spaces, the stories behind them and the experiences they deliver. The studio, based in Como and Amsterdam,  works with a wide range of clients worldwide including brands, local communities, cultural institutions and private clients. The team draws from extensive experience in culturally diverse working environments to provide innovative architectural design from a fresh and multicultural perspective.
Eri Pontikopoulou, UOOU Studio, Architecture, Design, Experiential Design, Amsterdam
Eri Pontikopoulou
co-founder | architecture | design
Eri [OU] studied architecture at the National Technical University of Athens, and did a Master in Advanced Architectural Design at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation of Columbia University, NY. She has worked on private projects in Greece, international competitions in Italy, Studio Fuksas and experiential design from an architectural point of view in Germany, MDLab and the Netherlands, Nike EHQ. Eri is currently based in Amsterdam.
Gianluca Santosuosso, UOOU Studio, Architecture, Design, Experiential Design, Milan, London
Gianluca Santosuosso 
co-founder | architecture | design
Gianluca [UO] studied building engineering at the Polytechnic University of Turin, and did a Master in Self-Sufficient Building at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia. With a strong focus on eco-architecture and experiential design, both in physical and hybrid environments (VR, AR and, more recently in the Metaverse). He has worked for a variety of international design firms including: ecoLogicStudio and Freeman in London,  Carlo Ratti Associati in Turin, MDLab in Munich. Gianluca is currently based in Como (Italy).
Theodoros Venetsanos
Theodoros Venetsanos
architectural design consultant
Theo studied architecture and urban planning at the University of Stuttgart. He is a young creative based between Athens and Stuttgart. Uses collages to express his ideas and create imaginative worlds where architecture is in the forefront. 
Natalia Ledzianowska
marketing strategy consultant (internship)
Natalia studied at NCAD in Dublin and graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts of Cracow. Awarded with a scholarship from the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, Natalia specialises in UX design, visual communication, marketing and brand identity.

Shiryu Kawamura
architect (internship)
Shiryu is postgraduate student at Politecnico di Milano in the Master’s course of Architecture-Built Environment-Interiors, Shiryu is a motivated young architect learning from the professionals. He specializes in architectural design and creating photorealistic rendering images of the architectural projects, which also doubles as his hobby.
Lucero Barrientos
retail design consultant
 Lucero studied Interior Architecture in Lima and did a Master in Interior Design at Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti in Milan. She is specialised in visual merchandising with work experience in retail design and in residential projects. Lucero is currently based in Milan (Italy). 
Davide Frati
Davide Frati
mep consultant
Davide studied building engineering and energy management in Perugia and Milan. He holds LEED GA, BREEAM AP, ENV SP and CIBSE LCC certificates and works with well-established international companies in the luxury industry. With a strong technical expertise, he takes care of all aspects related to building systems and performance.
Chrysa Sarlani
Chrysa Sarlani
visual identity consultant
A graduate of the Polytechnic University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) - Faculty of Architecture. Chrysa is an Amsterdam-based designer. She specialises in graphic and web design, visual communication and brand identity. Chrysa brings her three-dimensional perception of the world into her work together with a keen eye on detail. 
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