Sustainability
Universal Design
Parametric Design


SUMs is a design and consulting firm that combines the vision of a sustainable, inclusive and accessible architecture with the tools and methods offered by computational and generative design.

Main activities:

Full-service architectural design based on SUMs’ principles.

Placemaking: activate co-design processes with local communities.

LEED certification consulting.

Implementation strategies for improving resource efficiency (water, energy, materials, soil, waste).

Building performance analysis through simulations tools and 3D models to assist in design decision-making.

Parametric design (computational design, generative algorithms, BIM).

Geometric optimization and form finding strategies.

Expert advice on Universal Design and Inclusive Planning.

Teaching, training and research activities. Guidelines editing.