Powered by optimism, driven by context, inspired by nature and science, and brought to life through ecologically friendly construction; our mission is to reconnect humanity with the natural world through the universal properties and values Bioarchitecture and design possess. Our projects embrace experimentation and innovation, yet consistently look to ancestry and heritage to borrow from lineages of aesthetics, craft, and materiality. We are contextualists who believe that learning from the past guarantees the best practice in eliminating wasteful processes and building the most sustainable future possible.
Above all, the purpose of our projects is to re-foster a sense of community between mankind and everything that makes up its first home – the natural environment. We fuse tradition with technology and physical craft to create spaces, buildings, transport and infrastructure that bring warmth, colour, joy and hope to the world, uplifting the spirit whilst living in harmony with nature. As architects and designers, we believe that now more than ever, we have a critical role to play within society as planetary stewards. It is our pledge to Mother Nature to treat planet Earth as our primary client.
Our other clients include The Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, The Royal Parks and The Science Museum. We believe in the experiential power of architecture and design. Whether it be for respite, care, mobility or education, we look to inspire people to live environmentally socially responsible lives with a determined and positive spirit, fulfilling our time on earth with meaning and leaving it in a better place for the collective progress and prosperity of humanity and planet earth.
Driven by a deeply held belief in the transformative power of design to enrich people’s lives and the world we live in, we seek out projects that have a positive social and environmental impact, add tangible value and make our public realm a more beautiful place.
Our collaborative team is made up of talented architects, interior designers and industrial designers, with experience in tendering, planning, visualisation, model-making, construction drawings and construction management. We also have a large network of consultants who act as an extension of our core team, including leading names such as Arup engineers.
We are proud to have created designs for The Royal Parks, The Science Museum, The Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, St Katharine Docks, Fora, Morgans Hotel Group, Marie Guerlain, Saloni and Colicci, to name just a few.Our recent collaborators include Bell Phillips Architects, Design Research Studio, Hirsch & Mann, Orms, Saatchi & Saatchi, Tom Dixon and Tom Raffield.
Whether it be for respite, care, mobility or education, we look to inspire people to live environmentally socially responsible lives with a determined and positive spirit, fulfilling our time on earth with meaning and leaving it in a better place for the collective progress and prosperity of humanity and planet earth.
Maltese-British architect and designer, Jonathan Mizzi, is the Founding Director of Mizzi Studio.
He trained at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL where he was awarded a Commendation for his work in Neo Futuristic design in Architecture, and also studied Digital Set Design, Visual Effects and Animation at the USC School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles and Escape Studios in London.
Matthew studied automotive design at Coventry University and has worked with leading names such as Jaguar. He moved to China as a product designer before joining Mizzi Studio in 2013. He has led projects ranging from a sculpture of a ship's hull to an AI robot and, most recently, the design of a family of new kiosks for London's Royal Parks. Matthew has a self-declared weakness for 70s Russian sci-fi cinema. He's also a one man rhythm section, playing both drums and bass.
Jo-Marie studied Three Dimensional & Spatial Design at the Institute of Creative Arts at MCAST (Malta College of Arts Science and Technology) and has a passion for capturing and creating beautiful spaces. When she is not creating the 3D visuals for Mizzi Studio's projects, she is planning her next adventure abroad.
Alessandro completed his degree and masters in architectural design at the University of Malta, during he spent a semester at the University of Bologna’s Aldo Rossi Faculty of Architecture studying master planning and restoration. Prior to joining Mizzi Studio, Alessandro worked as a partner at Make Architects London studio for 8 years assisting on a variety of high-end office, residential and commercial projects internationally. Since joining Mizzi studio, Alessandro has worked on infrastructural, educational and residential projects within the Mizzi portfolio in both London and Malta.
Julia Frendo is an architectural designer with an interest in the convergence of natural landscapes and architecture. Her work delves into the interplay between the natural conditions of the ground and resources, embracing an interdisciplinary approach, driven by research, design, and experimentation. Her journey includes an undergraduate degree from the University of Malta, studies at the University of Kansas, and an MA in Architecture from the Royal College of Art. She's passionate about using mixed media and photography as a tool to express the intricacies of daily life in our surroundings.
Tania has a retail and fashion background with an MA in Strategic Fashion Marketing from the London Business School. She has worked as a consultant for designers for over a decade. She opened a fashion store in London in 2000 and has shown collections at Fashion Weeks in London, Milan, Paris and Sydney. Tania keeps the cogs moving at Mizzi Studio, and oversees tenders and planning. On her down time she's all about trend spotting.