Bureau69 Architects | Max Strano Architetto Catania

Architecture studio in Sicily

sicilian architect

renowed design studio in Sicily

buy a house in sicily

Buy a House in Sicily

Buy a House in Sicily: a profitable property investment. Experience the enchanting beauty of Sicily with expert guidance Nestled in the heart of the Mediterranean, Sicily offers a compelling blend of natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and substantial investment potential. Known for its vibrant tourism, excellent year-round weather, and exquisite

Read more

PASSIONE magazine interview with Max Strano

“SHAPING THE WORLD FOR A BETTER TOMORROW” Architecture is a powerful force that shapes our world and touches every aspect of our lives. It has the potential to create awe-inspiring spaces that connect people and transform communities. From grand public buildings to innovative solutions for complex environmental and social issues,

Read more

Architecture Expo in Sharjah (UAE)

Architecture Expo in Sharjah (UAE) Bureau69 Architects participated as an exhibitor at the architecture expo in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, organized by Social Net Srl of Italy. The Edilsocialexpo is an international event where some representatives of the Italian architecture, design, and construction industry exhibit their products and

Read more
Nzeb and passive house

Nzeb and Passivhaus standards

Nzeb and Passivhaus standards WHAT EXACTLY NZEB BUILDINGS ARE? Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB) and Passive House (or Passivhaus) are both energy-efficient building standards, but they have different focuses and goals.  In this article we analyse some of the main differences. Energy balance: NZEB aims to achieve a net-zero energy balance,

Read more
Passivhaus in Sicily

Passivhaus in Sicily

How to build a passivhaus in Sicily? A few days ago, from a conversation with an architect colleague, the little-treated problem of overheating of buildings in general emerged and how this is a problem that also affects passivhaus built in Sicily and, in general, in locations with a warm climate

Read more
casa passiva, passive house

Passivhaus – A “modern” requirement

Passivhaus – A “modern” requirement The passive house (originally named ‘PassivHaus‘ in German) is a house, or building, capable of covering most of its energy needs by harnessing solar contributions (for heating) and shading elements (for cooling). This, combined with mechanical ventilation systems with heat recovery, high-performance thermal windows, and

Read more


bureau69 architects is an independent architecture studio in Sicily managed by Max Strano, a registered architect in Sicily / Italy  (OAPPCCT) and RIBA Chartered Architect in the United Kingdom, with more than 20 years of professional experience and a wide range of architecture and interior design projects delivered in Spain, Italy, Brazil and the United Kingdom. 

The studio concept is based on outsourcing and relies on a stable network of professionals globally connected. The flexible structure allows us to contain costs and have always the right number of resources and expertise to carry on projects from small to big scale.