Macro Design Studio provides sustainability consulting services
with the aim of going beyond the simple compromise between
the environmental, social and economic spheres.



Macro Design Studio was founded in 2012 with the intention to provide holistic sustainability consulting services. The objective is to go beyond the triple bottom line and to guide clients, designers and construction firms to a new idea of products, buildings and communities that have a positive impact on the environment.

Macro Design Studio was founded in 2012 with the intention to provide holistic sustainability consulting services. The objective is to go beyond the triple bottom line and to guide clients, designers and construction firms to a new idea of products, buildings and communities that have a positive impact on the environment.

About us

Macro Design Studio was founded in 2012 with the desire to provide holistic consultancy services on sustainability: the aim is to guide clients, designers and companies towards a new idea of products, buildings and communities with a positive impact on the environment.

In fact, buildings and products have a significant impact on the environment and the balance between the environmental, social and economic spheres (the so-called triple bottom line) is no longer sufficient. Today it is more necessary than ever to adopt a regenerative approach for new and existing buildings, to repair damage to the environment for the benefit of future generations.

For over 10 years we have been providing our skills to bring buildings to certification through the most well-known international rating systems such as LEED®, WELLTM, BREEAM®, Living Building ChallengeTM, Fitwel℠, Reset®, WiredScore, SmartScore, ActiveScore.

We constantly keep our credentials and qualifications updated to be always ready to lead the change required by the construction and real estate markets and by the new standards introduced by European directives (DNSH, Taxonomy, etc.).

We carry out tests to verify the quality of the air, water, thermal comfort, lighting, acoustics and airtightness of the casing. Aware of the close correlation between health/wellbeing and the indoor environment, we have embraced the philosophy of wellbeing and obtained the title of WELL Performance Testing Organization, where we are called to verify, through field tests, the quality of the internal spaces of buildings.

Our consultancy services have expanded to guide and support our clients in evaluating ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) criteria. ESG criteria allow the environmental, social and governance performance of a company to be precisely measured, based on standardized and shared parameters. These criteria, which are then used by investors to evaluate and direct investment choices, take the form of a set of operational standards which must inspire a company’s actions to guarantee the achievement of certain results at an environmental, social and governance (GRI, CSRD, GRESB, etc.).

Our professional activities are strongly aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations (UN) 2030 Agenda and since 2017 we have been certified JUST, a label of transparency and social equity.

We have offices in Rovereto (TN) and in the center of Milan; we operate throughout Italy with different experiences and work in the European context.

Our accreditations


LEED Fellow


LEED for Homes Green Rater
Qualified Energy Rater

Commissioning Authority

Envelope Commissioning Agent

LEED Faculty




WELL Performance Testing Agent

WELL Faculty

BREEAM In-Use Assessor

BREEAM NC International Assessor


Living Building ChallengeTM




Living Future Accredited (LFA)


Fitwel Ambassador


GBC Historic Building AP




Criteri Ambientali Minimi

WiredScore AP

SmartScore AP

ActiveScore AP

Professionista accreditato
ISO/IEC 17024

WELLTM Performance Testing Organization

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WELLTM Performance Testing Organization is an organization authorized to provide performance verification services for projects that want to obtain WELL certification. These organizations carry out third-party testing and inspection inspection activities for the International Well Building Institute, making use of accreditated figures who are WELL Performance Testing Agents.

These professional figures have followed a specific training course for the implementation of the WELL Performance Verification.

Macro Design Studio has been a WELL Performance Testing Organization since 2022 and through its WELL Performance Testing Agents provides test services of buildings to obtain WELL certification.

The Performance Verification includes, in addition to the visual inspection, field tests in order to evaluate the quantity of pollutants present in the air and water as well as verifying the quality of the lighting, the noise levels and the thermal comfort inside the building .

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LEED® Proven Provider™

LEED Proven Provider is designed to reward experienced organizations that demonstrate successful and consistent performance in the LEED Project Administrator role in LEED Online by submitting documentation that is high quality and free of errors.

LEED Proven Provider organizations benefit from an enhanced certification experience with streamlined reviews.

On March 16, 2021, Macro Design Studio earned the designation of LEED Proven Provider for LEED BD+C rating systems from Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI) advantaging a simplify review process for the LEED project certification.

LEED® Residential Provider™

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The LEED® Residential Provider™ designation distinguishes those organisations that oversee the LEED for Homes certification process on behalf of third party Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI). LEED Residential Provider organisations work with LEED for Homes Green Raters on an ongoing basis, provide a quality guarantee for their verification services, and collect and submit to GBCI the final documentation required to achieve LEED for Homes certification for the property.

In October 2023, Macro Design Studio was recognized by GBCI as a LEED Residential Provider for LEED Residential protocols, the first European company to receive this recognition. To certify a LEED for Homes residential building, it is necessary to refer to a LEED Residential Provider organisation.

To keep up to date with the latest news and to follow LEED Residential developments and projects, you can follow us on the dedicated LEED Residential Provider EMEA Linkedin page.

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JUST certification

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Macro Design Studio obtained the JUST social equity certification in 2017 and renewed it in 2019 and 2022.

The JUST program is a voluntary disclosure tool for organizations that wish to achieve social
responsibility and equity goals through a self-assessment.
Each indicator requires simple, but specific and measurable evidence in order to recognize to the organization a level, which is then simplified through the JUST label.


UNI EN ISO 9001 and UNI EN ISO 14001 certifications


Macro Design Studio has set up an integrated management system and achievedUNI EN ISO 9001 e UNI EN ISO 14001, (policy), certifications in 2022.

Erasmus for Entrepreneurs

Erasmus for Entrepreneurs is a European Union program that offers young European entrepreneurs the opportunity to spend a period of time abroad in another European firm where they can learn, enhance and acquire business management skills. The program promotes the transfer of knowledge between experienced and young entrepreneurs, it also promotes internationalization, competitiveness and creation of business relations between European entrepreneurs.

Macro Design Studio was the first company in Trentino to join this program as a hosting company sharing its expertise in the field of sustainability certifications, involving young foreign professionals in its team and making them actively involved in the working life of the company.


Naturally slow travels

Macro Design Studio believes that the knowledge of different cultures is a form of enrichment that is necessary for people’s growth. For this reason, in collaboration with Activestay La Palma travel agency, Macro Design Studio created the “Naturally slow travels”. The main goal is to propose cycling or walking journeys, in natural or urban contexts, to discover the essence of places and territories.


Macro Design Studio, through volunteer activities, gives pro bono support in sustainable social projects.

Living Building Challenge Collaborative: Italy. Living Building Challenge Collaboratives are groups of professionals that represent a community, regularly meet to share knowledge and create local conditions for the development of “living” buildings, places and communities. LBC Collaborative Italy was born in 2015; Paola Moschini is the founder and facilitator while Elena Leonardelli is a member of the board.

KuSaidia Onlus Group Association. The Association was born with the intent to work with the East Africa populations, respecting and promoting the local culture. Through the development of social and educational projects (schools, hospitals, water wells, …), KuSaidia Association adopts a professional collaboration with the local people through awareness and development of their capacities. Paola Moschini has actively worked with the association for about ten years and in the last year she also involved Macro Design Studio’s team to give technical and logistical support.