Viviana Muscettola

United Kingdom Chapter

Zaha Hadid Architects, Director | London, United Kingdom


Viviana joined Zaha Hadid Architects in 2004, and has been an Associate Director since 2016. Viviana has worked on a wide range of projects and competitions in China, Malaysia, Oceania, Egypt, Singapore, France, and the UK. As project director, Viviana has led a number of major projects for the practice, including the 7 towers D’Leedon residential development in Singapore, which was completed in 2015, a masterplan for the Cairo Expo City’s exhibition and conference centre in Egypt (unbuilt), and a mixed-use development in Beijing featuring a luxury department store, entertainment complex, and apartments.

Recently as project director Viviana completed a 780-key hotel and casino project in Macau and planning a new hotel and facilities complex in the area. She is leading a number of projects across East Asia and Oceania, including 600 Collins Street, Melbourne, Australia.
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CTBUH Designated Expert


United Kingdom Chapter, Board Member (2018 – Present)

Skybridges Research Project Steering Committee (2019 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (China 2016; Middle East 2018)

Annual Conference, Panel Moderator (Australia 2017)

Innovation Conference, Speaker (Shenzhen 2019)

Student Competition Second-Round Jury (2020)


09 April 2019

A Fully Computational Workflow Enables Complexity at the City of Dreams, Macau

The Morpheus Hotel is within the City of Dreams resort of Macau, which includes a casino, two theaters, a shopping district, 20 restaurants and four...


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29 January 2018

"Geometry of Tall Buildings" - a CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter Event

The London Committee of the CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter recently hosted [i]Geometry of Tall Buildings[/i], a conversation between leading architects and engineers on the geometry...


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17 October 2016

Design to Fabrication: Fifth Hotel City of Dreams, Macau

Viviana R. Muscettola, Zaha Hadid Architects

This paper presents the unique collaboration among architects, engineers and contractors for the 5th Hotel at the City of Dreams in Macau. Our methodology centers...


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