Hyphen Around the World: meet Antea Farina, Milan

As part of our Hyphen Around the World series, we’ll be catching up with various members of our team to find out more about their international experience.

We’ll also be asking them for some tips – whether it’s about permitting advice, or a must-try local delicacy!

#HyphenAroundTheWorld – Part 4

We interviewed Antea Farina, an architect at Hyphen. Typically based in our Milan office, Antea has extensive experience delivering projects across many commercial sectors including offices, retail and large-scale distribution….

1. What is a typical day like in your role?

Working closely with clients throughout various phases of their projects from feasibility to design and construction.

2. What’s the most interesting place that you’ve visited for work?

Gstaad, Switzerland.

3. Top local permitting tip?

Identify and apply for permits as soon as possible, especially when working in heritage sites.

4. Best tool for staying in touch with your team?

Microsoft Teams (when it’s not possible to meet in person).

5. Favourite local delicacy?

Milanese-style cutlet (also known as ‘elephant ear’ due to its shape).

6. If you could deliver a project anywhere in the world, where would it be?

Portugal because of the sunlight and freedom of expression in Portuguese architecture.