Studio 65

Franco Audrito founded Studio65 in Turin in 1965 as an avant-garde experimentation collective that brought together a group of artists, painters, photographers, and aspiring filmmakers- all students of the Faculty of Architecture. In 1975 Franco Audrito and his partner Athena (Nanà) Sampaniotou, along with their Studio65 colleagues, began their adventures in the Middle East, leading the studio to win competitions and build structures in Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Egypt, and then Russia, Indonesia, England, China and the UAE.

Studio65 pursues projects of high quality on architectural, engineering, environmental aspects, achieving this aim through its close collaboration with the clients and the excellence of its team of architects and specialists: structural and infrastructural engineers, planners and environmental consultants, craftsman and model prototype, cost specialists and project management to create the project of high quality on drawings production, specifications, cost analysis, budget definition, time scheduling, 3D models and renders presentation for conceptual design and competitions. Studio65 offices are currently based in Turin, Italy and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.