NOIA is an Architecture office involved in different creative fields. Founded by Salome Katamadze and Duccio Fantoni
Salome starts her studies at the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts in the faculty of Interior Design. In the second year of her studies, she moves to the Technical University of Kaunas, Lithuania, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture. She continues her MA at the University of Ferrara, Faculty of Architecture, and works at Architecture Design Studio as a teaching assistant. In 2020 she graduates with her MA from the University of Ferrara with a master’s thesis in Landscape Architecture, focusing on conflictual territories in the Caucasus mountains.
Duccio starts his studies at the University of Ferrara, Faculty of Architecture. In the fourth year, he continues his studies at Waseda University – Art and Architecture school and parallelly works for Nasca Studio in Tokyo, Japan. In 2018 he graduates with his MA from the University of Ferrara with a master’s thesis, focusing on the relationship between Archaeological sites and Landscape, through a project of a Museum Complex in the ancient Roman city of Ostia Antica.