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ADS74 is a visionary international practice striving to create bold architecture and urbanism.

PROJECTS

MIXED USE

BUIKSLOTERMEER 161

PACEVILLE TOWER

SMART CITY MALTA 

S TOWER

MASTERPLAN

HITTIN MASTERPLAN 

COMINO ISLAND

SAN CRISTOFORO

SAN GALLO

RESIDENTIAL

C4

MOSTA

NAXXAR

BK VILLA

SCENOPOLIS

YBK VILLA

VILLA 7

HOTEL

HITTIN HOTEL

MOZAIK

ISOUARD STREET

RETAIL

GEOX FLAGSHIP STORE

RISTORANTE TORRE

BORSALINO 

GALLERIA BARSHA RETAIL CENTRE

MARINA DI VALETTA

CASCO BAZAAR

CANTINA LUCIGNANO

CULTURAL

MUTI CONCERT HALL

SUNCHEON NEW CITY HALL

AL SERKAL AVENUE

CHOPIN INTERNATIONAL MUSIC CENTER

DISTRICT CULTURE AND ART MUSEUM 

KING SALMAN PARK HUB02

KING SALMAN PARK HUB07

COMING UP SOON

KING SALMAN PARK HUB08

AL UQAIR

FORTEZZA DA BASSO

KOREAN MUSEUM U&A

NEW CYPRUS MUSEUM

MUSEO DELLA CERAMICA

WORKSPACE

AIRPORT SKYPARKS 2

EDUCATION

SCUOLA

ABOUT

ADS74 is an international architectural practice based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. 

We operate in diverse scales, from displays, scenography, small buildings to larger projects including urban and territorial master plans; Foster public life in all our designs; Research, understand and relate to the location of our projects; Dialogue openly with our clients defining with them how best the projects may suit their needs; Seek collaborations and work closely with engineers and interdisciplinary specialist teams on special projects.

ALESSANDRO DE SANTIS

Founded ADS74 in 2022 after co-founding 7478 architects in 2015 and working at OMA/ Rem Koolhaas since 2008 as architect and project leader, with 20 years of experience in built and complex projects around the world.

These spanning from master plans such as Endurance Village in Qatar, to museums such as National Art Museum of China, mix-use buildings such as BLOX in Copenhagen or JBR1 in Dubai, as well as theaters, residential towers, office towers, hotels, retail, sport venues, educational buildings and infrastructure. 

Alessandro De Santis studied architecture at the University of Florence, Italy.

TEAM

Céline van den Brand Horninge
Office Manager

Gianluca Ramaccia
Senior Architect

Thomai Papadopoulou
Architect

Aiman Abbas
Architect

Esteban Alvarez Ruiz
Architect

Ilja Aladov
Architect

Simone Dal Pozzo
Architect

Cristhy Mattos
Architect

Mariia Ivanova
Conceptual

Beril Gungormez - Architect

Beril Gungormez
Architect

Afsun Mehmani
Architect

Giuseppe Guglielmotti
Architect

Martino Greco
Architect

Hsiang Jen Cheng
Architect

CONTACT


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BUIKSLOTERMEERPLEIN 161

Project data

Location: Amsterdam Noord, The Netherlands

Client: Beseton Vastgoed

Year: 2021

Total GFA: 20.000 sqm - 215,278 sqft

Program: Residential, Retail, Social Amenities

Construction Budget: Confidential

Status: Concept Design

PACEVILLE TOWER

Project data

Client: PX Lettings Limited

Collaboration / Partnership: Christian Spiteri Architects
Developed during 7478

Location: Paceville, Malta

Year: 2019

Total GFA: 20.000 sqm - 215,300 sqft

Program: Residential, Hotel, Offices 

Construction budget: Confidential

Status: Design development

SMART CITY MALTA

Project data

Client: Tumas Group

Collaboration / partnership: Christian Spiteri Architects 

Location: Kalkara, Malta

Year: 2015

Total GFA: 52.000 sqm - 559,723 sqft

Program: Residential, Leisure, Retail 

Construction budget: EUR 120.000.000

Status: Concept Design

S Tower

Project data

Developed during 7478

In partnership with: Christian Spiteri Architects

Location: Paceville, MT

Client: PX Lettings Limited

Year: 2015

Total GFA: 26.500 sqm — 285.2436 sqft

Program: Offices, Hotel, Retail

Construction Budget: Confidential

Status: Concept Design

Hittin

Project data

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Client: Confidential 

Collaboration / Partnership: OMA/Rem Koolhaas, Iyad Alsaka

Year: 2018

Total GFA: 350.000 sqm -  3,767,368 sqft / Land Area: 500.000 sqm - 5,382,000 sqft

Program: Residential Villas, Apartments, Retail, Office, Hospitality, Education, Community Facilities

Construction Budget: Confidential

Status: Concept Design

Comino

Project data

Location: Comino, Malta

Client: Tumas Group

Year: 2017

Total GFA: 3.500.000 sqm - 37,673,686 sqft

Program: Hotel and Spa

Construction Budget: Confidential

Status: Concept Design

San cristoforo

Project data

Location: Milan, Italy

Client: Milan Municipality

Year: 2019

Total GFA: 257.064 sqm -  2,767,013 sqf

Program: Transportation Hub, Sports Park, Parking, Market

Construction Budget: Confidential

Status: Competition Entry

San Gallo

Project data

Location: Florence, Italy

Client: Cassa Depoisiti e Prestiti

Year: 2017

Total GFA: 19.670 sqm - 211,726 sqft

Program: Residential, Hotel, Spa

Construction Budget: EUR 38.200.000

Status: Concept Design

C4

Project data

Location: Mexico City, Mexico

Client: MM Developments

Year: 2015

Total GFA: 1000 sqm - 10,763 sqft

Program: Residential Apartments

Construction Budget: EUR 2.700.000

Status: Completed

Mosta

Project data

Location: Mosta, Malta

Client: Tumas Group

Collaboration / Partnership: Christian Spiteri Architects 

Year: 2015

Total GFA: 4,500 sqm - 48,437 sqft

Program: Apartments

Construction Budget: EUR 7.000.000

Status: Design Development

NAXXAR

Project data

Developed during 7478

In partnership with: Christian Spiteri Architects

Location: Naxxar, MT

Client: Private

Year: 2018

Total GFA: 22,000 sqm — 236,806 sqft

Program: Residential, Retail

Construction Budget: Confidential

Status: Concept Design

BK VILLA

Project data

Location: Dubai, UAE

Client: Confidential

Year: 2023

Total GFA: 2,092 sqm — 22,518 sqft

Program: Residential

Construction Budget: Confidential

Status: Design Development

SCENOPOLIS CORSO ITALIA

Project data

Client: Phoenix Development

Location: Florence, Italy

Year: 2016

Total GFA: 18.000 sqm - 193,750 sqft

Program: Retail 

Construction budget: EUR 90.000.000

Status: Design Development

YBK VILLA

Project data

Location: Duabi, UAE

Client: Confidential

Year: 2021

Total GFA: 1,368 sqm — 14,725 sqft

Program: Residential

Construction Budget: Confidential

 Status: Design Development

Villa 7

Project data

Location: Phuket, Thailand

Client: Imagine Pilai Co., Ltd

Year: 2020

Total GFA: 5,000 sqm - 48,437 sqft / Land Area: 28,000 sqm - 301,389 sqft

Program: Private Villa Construction Budget: EUR 15.000.000

Status: Design Development

HITTIN HOTEL

Project data

Developed during 7478

In partnership with: OMA / Rem Koolhaas, Iyad Alsaka

Location: Riyadh,KSA

Client: Confidential  

Year: 2018

 Total GFA: 28,312 sqm — 304,747 sqft

Program: Hotel Construction

Budget: Confidential

Status: Concept Design

MOZAIK

Project data

Client: BDP Marignan / Groupe Duval / BNP Paribas Real Estate

Collaboration / Partnership: OMA / Rem Koolhaas, Ellen van Loon

Location: Villiers-sur-Marne, France  

Year: 2017

Total GFA: 36.000 sqm - 387,500 sqft

Program: Hotels, Cinemas, Congr. Center, Retail, Restaurants

Construction budget: EUR 125.000.000

Status: Competition Entry

Isouard Street

Project data

Location: Sliema, Malta

Client: AGB Holdings Limited

Collaboration / Partnership: Christian Spiteri Architects

Year: 2018

Total GFA: 600 sqm -  6,458 sqft

Program: Boutique Hotel

Construction Budget: Confidential

Status: Design Development

GEOX STORE

Project data

Location: Milan, Italy

Client: GEOX s.p.a.

Year: 2021

Total GFA: 564 sqm - 6,070 sqft

Program: Retail

Construction Budget: Confidential

Status: Built

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