TAMassociati is an architectural practice founded in Venice in the late 1980s by Massimo Lepori, Raul Pantaleo and Simone Sfriso, operating in the fields of sustainable architecture, urban planning, landscape design, participatory processes, graphic design and social communications. 

TAM has won widespread recognition and numerous prizes: the LafargeHolcim Awards in the section "Middle East Africa" in 2017; the Zumtobel Group Award in 2014; and, in 2013, the prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture, the Capocchin-G.Ius Gold Medal and the Curry Stone Design Prize. Moreover, in 2014, TAM has been nominated Italian Architect of the year.

Among the several designs achieved by the office: the Children Surgery Centre with Renzo Piano in Entebbe (Uganda, ongoing); the Casa Emergency in Milan (Italy, 2017); the Emergency NGO Pediatric Clinic in Bangui (Central African Republic, 2008); the Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery in Khartoum (Republic of Sudan, 2007).

In 2016, they have been invited as curatorial team for the Italian Pavilion at Venice Biennale.  


Selected bibliography

Serrazanetti, Francesca, ed. TAMassociati. Taking care. Architecture with Emergency. Electa: Milano, 2017


Pantaleo, Raul, and Gino Strada. "Emergency Pediatric Clinic, Darfur". Domus 949 (2011): 66-73.


Picchi, Francesca. "The custodians of the children's hospital". Domus 934 (2010): 33-35