Founded in 1961 by architect Gian Paolo Mar, Studio Architetto Mar boasts fifty years’ experience on the Italian scene. Briefs include many important urban planning projects, tourist, public and private residential, and restoration programmes as well as industrial, commercial and sports projects, with special focus on hospitals and airports. Today the firm is run by Gian Paolo’s daughters: Paola, in charge of administration and Giovanna, its technical manager. The practice avails itself of around 25 people, mostly architects who are either employees or on contract. As a result the practice is able to assist its Clients through all the phases of large-scale projects, from the drawing board through to the various administrative procedures. As well as looking after the architectural design, the firm is also able to coordinate satellite projects as well as other consultants involved. A key focus is the Client. Client requirements are always analysed in depth and care is taken to ensure optimal communication and monitoring of Client satisfaction levels.