Kokaistudios was created by Italian architects Filippo Gabbiani & Andrea Destefanis in 2000. A perfect example of how a multicultural ground can make things greater, Kokaistudios soon developed into a truly multicultural firm with established fame around the world with projects around Asia, Middle East, Europe & North America.
Located on one of Shanghai’s, Kokaistudios is established in a wonderful building that overlooks an urban oasis of traditional Chinese gardens in a 19th-century building. A true motto to what Kokaistudios represents, the core beliefs and practice areas of Kokaistudios.
Kokaistudios mission is to create spaces and experiences that make its clients lives better. Every project the design firm puts hands-on, from private to public, from interiors to architecture is always focused on creating empathy between people and the environment. They feel extremely gratified observing how people interact and establish a strong empathy with their projects.
“With our original Italian background, the culture of craftsmanship is deeply bounded with our design practice. we have been committed for a long time to promote and reinvent the use of traditional techniques into a contemporary use and we will continue to explore the incredible possibilities that the tradition and the art of doing things well gave us.”
Primarily focused on developing cultural, corporate, commercial, hospitality & retail projects they have also worked extensively on urban regeneration projects involving the requalification of heritage locations. They don’t have a style, in fact, they always avoid to repeat or reuse formal solutions.
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