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Paolo Testolini

Paolo Testolini

Principal & Global Sector Leader, Woods Bagot

Paolo is an architect and  Principal for Woods Bagot based in the Dubai studio.

He oversees the firm’s global masterplan and Urban Design team to deliver holistic and sustainable design solutions. With more than 20 years of experience leading Architecture, Urban Planning and Environmental Design projects, Paolo’s ethos is based upon a sensible business case for the proposed mix of uses and sustainable agenda. Working in conjunction with ERA platform, Paolo’s master planning combines evidence-based methodology with insight into the way people relate to spaces.

During his 20 years career Paolo has worked in 6 different countries such the UK, Italy, China, Greece, Mexico and Dubai.

Skilled in Public key note speeches, Public Realm Design, Masterplanning, Biomimicry, Design Research, and Placemaking. Strong arts and design led professional RIBA Chartered Architect graduated from the Welsh School of Architecture.