The studio deals with architecture projects, public and private, in Italy and abroad to a discerning clientele. We see ourselves in partnership with you, our client. After the initial consultation, we will make an in-depth study of the site. This is where we consider how we can best match your brief to the local vernacular: the culture, and the climate within which we are to work.
Senior Project Architect
Annalisa Tronci was born in Sardinia in 1972. She graduated from the University of Florence in 2000 and joined Claudio Nardi Architects in 2001. She plays a key role in all of our major projects, organising and managing terms, and ensuring project delivery to the exacting standards set by the practice. Annalisa has proved invaluable throughout the design process of many projects and brings an agile approach to the operation of the studio.
Annalisa has lectured regularly at the University of Florence, and is actively involved with architectural education in Italy.close
Senior Project Manager
Matteo Crociani was born in Cesena, Italy in 1983, and graduated from the Faculty of Structural Engineering at the University of Florence in 2007. He has become a great asset to Claudio Nardi Architects, participating in both the design, and management, of many of our major projects.
Matteo has lectured at the University of Florence, and participated as a external tutor in workshops at Eindhoven University of Technology.close
Nicholas Tedford was born in Hong Kong in 1959. He graduated from Kingston Polytechnic (UK) in 1982. Following graduation, he spent several years with Leigh & Orange (HK), Foster Associates and Fitch Design (London) before joining Claudio Nardi Architects in 1987. Nick has extensive experience of the design, delivery and management of projects across all stages. These include mixed-use developments, residential, retail, commercial, education, hospitality and civic projects. He has extensive international experience having lived and worked in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the USA. Throughout much of his career, he has worked with Italian suppliers, bringing the highest level of construction technology and innovation to a global clientele.
He is responsible for coordinating the team on international projects, liaising with the studio in Florence and working alongside local engineers, contractors and key operators in the field to ensure that the highest standards are maintained at all times. Nick is actively involved with clients during the design and construction stages of all projects.close
Robert Nation LFRAIA HKIA AIA (Hon) RAIC (Hon) NZIA (Hon) was born in Melbourne in 1943 and graduated from Hobart Technical College in 1970, followed by a Master of Architecture (Urban Design) from the University of Toronto.
He is an award winning architect with more than 40 years experience in all facets of architecture both nationally and internationally. Throughout this time, he has worked and studied in Australia and abroad, owning practices offshore for more almost 30 years. He has lectured extensively at universities in Australia and overseas, has won design competitions throughout Asia and Australia, and has received a number of National and State Architectural Awards.
Bob has been responsible for a diverse range of projects, from private houses in Hobart to a city in Thailand, which was the largest construction project in the world in the 1990s. During his time at Nation Fender, his practice carried out extensive planning, urban design and architectural commissions throughout Asia, including the new University UNIMAS in Sarawak, Malaysia, and the new city of Muang Thong Thani in Thailand. Between 1990 and 1994, the practice was responsible for more than four million square metres of development. In 2000, his design submission won the design competition for the 85-storey residential World Tower at World Square, in Sydney, for Meriton Apartments.
Bob has been involved with the Royal Australian Institute for Architects (RAIA) for more than 40 years and was elected National President from 2005 to 2006. He has been a Visiting Professor at architectural schools in Hong Kong (HKU), Melbourne (RMIT), Hobart, Sydney and Toronto. He has also been a jury member for many design competitions and RAIA Awards.
Bob currently consults as Design Director to the NSW government, Barangaroo Delivery Authority working with Lord Richard Rogers (RSHP), Wilkinson Eyre, Renzo Piano, Arup Associates, Spiers & Major, KPF and many others for this major commercial/residential tower development, and the master planning of the Central Cultural District of Sydney.
In June 2015 Bob was awarded, in Queen's Birthday Honours List, the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM), for his significant services to architecture, environmental design and architectural education. Bob splits his time between Sydney and overseeing a variety of international projects.close