Paolo Zilli

Zaha Hadid Architects, Senior Associate | London, United Kingdom


Paolo has started his career at Zaha Hadid Architects in 2001 working on the project for the Salerno Ferry Terminal. He has collaborated to several projects - including Afragola-Napoli High Speed Train Station and the National Museum in Rome, MAXXI – growing professionally in the company until reaching the position of Senior Associate in 2015. Paolo has also made his contribution to other projects like the residential towers D’Leedon in Singapore and the Esfera project in Monterrey, Mexico.

He is currently in charge of the CityLife development in Milan here ZHA was been asked to design the Generali’s headquarter tower, a shopping centre and a residential area.

The tower - LEED Platinum - has set new standards for several technical aspects including glass cold bending both in single and double facades. Paolo has introduced the use of BIM in this project in 2007 to guarantee high levels of…

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Annual Conference, Presenter (Middle East 2018)


28 October 2019

Paolo Zilli, Zaha Hadid Architects

The technological component in architecture has dramatically increased during the last 50 years. Buildings react automatically to various inputs and the machine-à-habiter—a main concept of...