is a small architectural firm based in Montalcino, working on private residences, as well as wineries and commercial spaces.

We are driven by the simple believe that thoughtful design contributes to wellbeing. We work to create comfortable, approachable spaces that evolve into meaningful places, where our clients are considered to be at the centre of our work.

We work as a collaborative team with our clients, designers, construction teams, craftspeople, and artists in order to create environments that give their occupants an enhanced feeling of wellbeing.

We design with consideration for both the planet and human health and we believe in a hands-on approach through each phase of the design ensuring that the initial design vision is carried out through every aspect of the project, from conception to completion.


Architect & Associate Director

MARCO is an architect and founding partner at Studio Pignattai Rabagli Associati with over two decades of experience as an architect, designer, and architectural technician. Born in Montalcino in 1971 and trained at the Università degli Studi di Firenze where he attained his architectural degree in 1998. Marco has both domestic and foreign experience, working in London, as part of the team in charge of the restoration/conservation of the Albert Memorial in Hyde’s Park, in Rome, working for “Grandi Stazioni” Rail Spa for the refurbishment of the Roma Termini train terminal, and in Milan, doing more than 5 years of consultant work for Piero Lissoni. Over the years Marco has had the chance to collaborate with numerous architects, engineers, light designers, interior designers, landscape designers, and craftsman. Since his return to Montalcino he often works within rural settings, predominantly for private clients. Here, he responds to the local surroundings and is influenced by the familiar architectural language of the past whilst being enriched and inspired by modern thinking.


Industrial Engineer & Associate Director

MARCO co-founded Studio Pignattai Rabagli Associati together with Marco Pignattai in 2011.
Combining a strong intuition for details with extensive technical insight as well as a broad knowledge of the legal requirements and restrictions imposed by preservation/conservation laws. Trained in Siena where he attained his Industrial Building Diploma in 1995. After which he practiced in a local firm from 1995 to 1998 obtaining his professional habilitation. From 2001 until 2011 he worked as a freelancer and was involved in a number of projects that varied from agricultural development schemes to residential housing and rural renovations, and refurbishments.