Giulia Frittoli

Giulia Frittoli Named as BIG Landscape Partner in 2021, Giulia is an instrumental leader within BIG Landscape, who moved to BIG Copenhagen in 2020 after three years at BIG NYC. A Senior Landscape Architect with a multi-disciplinary background in urban design, architecture and landscape architecture, Giulia led the proposal for Toyota Woven City, investigating how recent technologies will shape the future of cities in regard to new forms of mobility, sustainability, ecology and human connectivity. Giulia first joined BIG in 2017 as project lead for the design of Islais Hyper-Creek proposal for the Resilient by Design competition, exploring solutions to adapt and protect the Bay Area from rain flooding, rising sea levels, and other environmental risks. Her approach brings focus to urban and natural systems, questioning and rethinking the traditional approach to landscape and city planning. Among her most relevant works are the masterplan for the Coliseum Arena in Oakland; the masterplan for Ravenswood Waterfront in East Palo Alto; and the Vision Plan for Downtown Brooklyn Public Realm. Prior to BIG, she worked for four years as a Landscape Designer and Urban Planner for the Dutch firm West 8. She has extensive experience in resilient master-planning and public space design at various scales. Giulia has led the design of the Duke University Sculpture Park, as well as the Concept Masterplan for Gulangyu Island in China, which contributed to the site being named a World UNESCO Heritage site. Giulia received her Masters Degree with honors from the Polytechnic University of Milan.