paola volontieri

Senior Associate Partner

Paola is a Senior Associate Partner at PLP Architecture with a broad project experience in a range of sectors and markets. She brings a particular focus on interior design along with building form and massing to the project team.


Paola was most recently a key team member on an innovative interior design project that helped define the future branch design of one of Russia’s largest financial institutions. She worked on Westferry Printworks, our large redevelopment project on the Isle of Dogs in London that actively regenerates a brownfield urban site with an existing historic neighbourhood on a key waterfront location. Paola has also been involved with numerous competitions in Asia, an interior competition for the refurbishment of an office building in Paris and the concept for a shopping mall in Mumbai.


Prior to joining the practice, Paola worked as an architect for an awarding-winning Façade Consultant. She graduated from the Politecnico di Milano with a Bachelor and Master of Science in Building Architecture and is an avid photographer and painter.