FW A is an architecture practice based in Florence and working also in London. It is a young office that, through a tight network of external collaborations, it proposes to satisfy inspirations and needs of the clients with high profile projects. It has a solid expertise in architecture, project management and a refined inclination towards Sustainable Environmental Design.

Its activity spaces between architecture, design, consultancy and research. Sustainability is the core of its attitude and it is seen as way to generate new architectures, spaces and cities and to push the boundaries of contemporary design. Our method of work is based on thorough analysis and design intuitions and involves the use of sophisticated software but also the realizations of physical models and on scale mock-ups.

FWA is committed to researching in themes related to sustainable architecture and cities. It is involved in international European researches where he is developing the new architectural paradigm called PEMiD.

FWA is qualified to perform asset and operational ratings according to the italian regulation. It is undertaking the process to become assessor of international certifications – such as CASA CLIMA, LEED, BREAM, and MINERGIE -in order to offer always more complete services to the clients.

About Filippo Weber

Filippo Weber, after classical studies, graduated with full marks in Building Engineering and Architecture at the Universita’ di Bologna in 2008. He obtained the professional qualification in 2009 and is currently registered at Ordine degli Architetti di Milano.
His professional experience started in 2008 and has been divided between collaboration with Italian practices – Mario Cucinella Architects, Roberto Murgia Architect and ASA Studio Albanese – and personal projects with FWA, his activity as a freelance architect. During these years, he has acquired a deep knowledge of all design phases from conceptual design to construction site direction.
He successfully accomplished the MArch in Sustainable Environmental Design in 2013 at the prestigious Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, where he has strengthened his conceptual design skills undertaking a design research on sustainability, on its principle and on the users’ perception with the purpose of generating new architectural spaces and envisioning new way of living the built and non-built environment.

After the MArch he worked as researcher at the Westminster University in London writing two European Reasearch Proposals ( Horizon 2020 ) on topics related to urban sustainability and low energy buildings managing a high profile international consortium.

After this experience he founded FW | A and move to Florence where he is now following projects at various scale.

 

 

 

what we do

We do architecture which means we focus on many different aspects of the design and construction process: we consequenetely offer a wide range of services, and we can adapt the scope to suit each project and client.

  • Architectural design services from inception and feasibility stages through detailed design, construction information and site supervision
  • natural light, dynamic energy and system dynamic  simulations
  • monitoring and post-occupancy evaluation
  • Energy Label

The architecture firm is also specialised in interior design for residential and commercial spaces, restoration, renovation and refurbishemnts of private villas and hystorical buildings: the firm is well known for its ability of reading the hystorical values of the space and trasform it in a contemporary way.