Germano Di Chello [BA (Hons), Dip Arch, ARB, RIBA] is a British architect and designer who established his own architecture practice in 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 2016, Germano co-founded the Collaborative Office of Research and Design (CORD); a London-based architecture design studio to combine architecture, art and research in order to produce innovative design solutions to projects large and small.
Since 2017, he 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; residential, commercial, retail, restaurants, lightweight structures, bridges, mixed-use schemes, art installations and public realm interventions. Over the years, Germano has collaborated with artists, designers and engineers on various projects. His completed projects include Myriad, La Rinascente food halls in Milan, Rome and Cagliari, the Harvey Nichols restaurants in Manchester and Edinburgh, Illum food hall in Copenhagen, Moscow’s Tsvetnoy Central Market and the RIBA award-winning JW3 in London.
He 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.