Germano Di Chello [BA (Hons), Dip Arch, ARB, RIBA] is a British architect and designer who established his own architecture practice in January 2014 following the completion of significant projects within the UK, Italy and Russia during his time as an Associate Director at Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands (2000-2013).
In May 2016, Germano co-founded with artist David Rickard, the Collaborative Office of Research and Design (CORD); a London based practice to combine architecture, art and research in order to produce innovative design solutions to projects large and small.
Since February 2017, Germano has been an Associate of the Ford Group Consultancy, hospitality and food retail consultants.
Germano has extensive experience in the design and delivery of a wide range of projects including commercial, residential, retail, restaurants, lightweight structures, bridges and mixed-use schemes. His completed projects include Milan’s La Rinascente 7th floor food hall, La Rinascente Cagliari, La Rinascente Rome, the Harvey Nichols restaurants in Manchester and Edinburgh, Illum in Copenhagen, Moscow’s Tsvetnoy Central Market and the RIBA award-winning JW3 in London.
Germano lives in London with his long-term partner and their two kids. When they have a spare moment, they enjoy visiting the Italian Apennines and the Scottish Highlands.