Architetto Carlotta Semprini


Name: Carlotta Semprini
Address: via dei Colli 14/5, 40136 Bologna
Tel/Fax: +39 051 0547262 ; mobile +39 335 5441951


1980 Dominican College -San Raphael- California USA
Major in Art History / Photography
1986 University of Architecture – Florence
Laurea in Architettura-Grade 110/110 (equal 4.0/4.0)
1996 Post graduate in Computing Aided Design
Department of Business Computing & Management
City & Guilds – South Bank University – Lambeth College – London
1999 Certificate in Landscaping Architecture – ISAD – Milan

Work Experience

1988 Palazzo Scarselli , Bologna GARAGNANI E SASSATELLI  ENGINEERING  ASSOCIATES – BOLOGNA Refurbishment of an old palace located in the city center of Bologna (dated around 1550), with five stories above ground and one level of underground car parking.  The refurbishment of the building meant as a residential and commercial development, is now housing 18 apartments and 6 offices.  I’ve been part of the design team from the beginning of the project to the start of site.

1990-94 Quinta da Fonte, Lisbon SUA KAY ARCHITECTS, LISBON Business Park located to the west of Lisbon.  The project provides office space in 17 buildings with landscaped communal areas in a comfortable and attractive working environment.  Excellent level of finishes and careful design of the details, provide superb working facilities. I’ve been responsible for developing  three of the buildings from design, to tender stage and completion on site.

1995 International Preparatory School SUA KAY ARCHITECTS, LISBON
Member of the design team – Feasibility study for an International school and sports center.

Londra 1995 – 1996 RMJM LONDON

1995-96 B.T.(BRITISH TELECOM Co.) – ABERDEEN Project Architect for fitting out, interior decoration and refurbishment for the new layouts of this existing, nine stories high building in northern Scotland
1996 L.E. (LONDON ELECTRICITY Co.) – LONDON Member of the design team Fitting out and interior decoration of this newly built three stories high building in central London

Italia 1997 – 2000 FREELANCE ARCHITECT for GARAGNANI E SASSATELLI  ENGINEERING  ASSOCIATES – BOLOGNA and several Architecture and Interior Design firms in Parma and Bologna.

Since 2000 – FREELANCE ARCHITECT for a variety of new projects and renovations, commercial and residential refurbishments, details of furniture and interior decoration .

Additional Information

Married and mother of two children. I prefer technical content collaborations and work in team.
Excellent knowledge of computer: AUTOCAD, Excel, Word and Access
Member of the Order of Architects (Bologna)
Fluent in written and spoken English and Portuguese
Good level of Spanish and French
Registered member of ARCUK (Architects Registration Council United Kingdom) since 1995.

Leadership and organization skills
Excellent coordination of teamwork skills
Strong problem solving skills
Ability to work in team and good interpersonal skills



Architecture designed and built to meet the needs of the customer, where the space organization has the scale of the human being. Conservation, restoration, reuse to give new life to places once lived. The careful use of contemporary materials to enhance the beauty and harmony of space, combined with innovative techniques to achieve maximum comfort. An architectural design that places the greatest emphasis on practical and functional aspects of daily living with a sustainable design.


The careful study of customer requirements, the choice of innovative materials, the selection of colors and finishes, fabrics and furnishings, proper lighting design and construction details, to make useful and usable the environment around you. The support of a group of qualified craftsmen and skilled workmen to carry out projects of refurbishment, simple decoration or full redesign of your space.


Design aimed at highlighting the aesthetic, history and culture of the site, accompanied by an appropriate use of specific techniques for the management and maintenance of the environment. A careful study of the characteristics of open spaces aiming to turn them into an essential part of our daily life, accompanied by the search for natural and recovered materials. The deepest desire to create harmonious and accessible spaces, preserving the natural environment and the distinctive elements of the place.