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About Viviana Muscettola

Viviana joined Zaha Hadid Architects in 2004, and has been an Associate Director since 2016. Viviana has worked on a wide range of projects and competitions in China, Malaysia, Oceania, Egypt, Singapore, France, and the UK. As project director, Viviana has led a number of major projects for the practice, including the 7 towers D’Leedon residential development in Singapore, which was completed in 2015, a masterplan for the Cairo Expo City’s exhibition and conference centre in Egypt (unbuilt), and a mixed-use development in Beijing featuring a luxury department store, entertainment complex, and apartments.

Recently as project director Viviana completed a 780-key hotel and casino project in Macau and planning a new hotel and facilities complex in the area. She is leading a number of projects across East Asia and Oceania, including 600 Collins Street, Melbourne, Australia.
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About Viviana Muscettola

Viviana joined Zaha Hadid Architects in 2004, and has been an Associate Director since 2016. Viviana has worked on a wide range of projects and competitions in China, Malaysia, Oceania, Egypt, Singapore, France, and the UK. As project director, Viviana has led a number of major projects for the practice, including the 7 towers D’Leedon residential development in Singapore, which was completed in 2015, a masterplan for the Cairo Expo City’s exhibition and conference centre in Egypt (unbuilt), and a mixed-use development in Beijing featuring a luxury department store, entertainment complex, and apartments.

Recently as project director Viviana completed a 780-key hotel and casino project in Macau and planning a new hotel and facilities complex in the area. She is leading a number of projects across East Asia and Oceania, including 600 Collins Street, Melbourne, Australia.
Viviana is CTBUH UK Chapter Executive member.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Chapter Board Member, United Kingdom (2018 – Present)
  • Skybridges Research Project Steering Committee (2019 – Present)
  • Innovation Conference, Speaker (Shenzhen 2019)
  • Past Roles:
  • Annual Conference, Presenter (China 2016; Middle East 2018)
  • Annual Conference, Panel Moderator (Australia 2017)

Events/Initiatives Involving Viviana Muscettola

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting

20 Oct 2018, Event Report – CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on…

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference

20 Oct 2018, Event Report – CTBUH Chapters, Regional Representatives, and Future Leaders Committees met during…

CTBUH UK Chapter Hosts: Geometry of Tall Buildings

CTBUH UK Chapter Hosts: Geometry of Tall Buildings

29 Jan 2018, Event Report – The CTBUH UK Chapter recently hosted a conversation between architects and…

Events/Initiatives Involving Viviana Muscettola

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting
20 Oct 2018, Dubai – Event Report
CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on the year's developments and to plan for 2019.
Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference
20 Oct 2018, Dubai – Event Report
CTBUH Chapters, Regional Representatives, and Future Leaders Committees met during the Middle East Conference for a discussion on the Council's regional growth and global initiatives.
CTBUH UK Chapter Hosts: Geometry of Tall Buildings
29 Jan 2018, London – Event Report
The CTBUH UK Chapter recently hosted a conversation between architects and engineers on the geometry of tall buildings and its impact on the design trends of the future.
CTBUH UK & ZHA: Tall Towers as Catalysts for Social Interaction
8 May 2017, London – Event Report
Zaha Hadid Architects and CTBUH UK hosted an event in the ZHA gallery space, featuring presentations and a panel discussion on tall towers as catalysts for social intercation.

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Viviana Muscettola Related Resources

"Geometry of Tall Buildings" - a CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter Event

29 Jan 2018 – Other Videos
Patrik Schumacher, Zaha Hadid Architects; Anil Hira, BuroHappold Engineering; Kai-Uwe Bergman, Bjarke Ingels Group, [i]et al.[/i]

Design to Fabrication: Fifth Hotel City of Dreams, Macau

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Viviana R. Muscettola, Zaha Hadid Architects

Viviana Muscettola Related Papers/Research

Design to Fabrication: Fifth Hotel City of Dreams, Macau
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Viviana R. Muscettola, Zaha Hadid Architects
This paper presents the unique collaboration among architects, engineers and contractors for the 5th Hotel at the City of Dreams in Macau. Our methodology centers around a comprehensive 3D model that was iteratively optimized to refine the…