Atelier Crilo is a creative Italian design duo based in Rome (Italy), co-founded by Cristian Farinella and Lorena Greco, who works on architecture, computer-generated imagery (CGI)illustration and visual design. We love to create unique and evocative images that aim to unveil the highest aesthetic contents in every design process.

Meet the team

Who we are

Cristian Farinella, Atelier Crilo

Cristian Farinella

Architect, PhD candidate, 3D visualization artist, lecturer and trainer in architectural communication and computer graphics, teacher in green representation at Master of Landscape Architecture (MPG) of IUAV in Venice.

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Lorena Greco, Atelier Crilo

Lorena Greco

Architect, PhD candidate, illustrator, 3D visualization artist and trainer in architectural representation, digital painting and architectural drawing, teacher in green representation at Master of Landscape Architecture (MPG) of IUAV in Venice.

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▪︎ Opening of Paesaggi Ibridi exhibition in Catania. 

▪︎ Presentation at Architects meet in FuoriBiennale.

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Exhibitions and awards

▪︎ Solo exhibition in Catania for Futura Memoria / Nominee at CGarchitect 3Dawards 2017 in the category commissioned film  / Best of year 2014 in ArchViz by Ronen Bekerman.

Atelier Crilo is an Italian company awarded in the field of architecture, visual design and architectural visualization. We have been selected among the Best Young Italian Architects by AIAC at OFF event during the 14th Biennale in Venice and awarded in Architects meet in FuoriBiennale with Oteiza house project. In the same year (2014) we have been selected among the NIB special guests and awarded in the Top Ten Architects from NIB New Italian Blood. Our work has been highlighted in many events and exhibitions like at the gallery of art and architecture Come se, at Casa dell’Architettura di Roma, at NIB exhibits in the cities of Palermo and Salerno, at AIAC gallery Interno 14, at Tirana Design Week, at international meetings like Architects meet in Selinunte as well as published on magazines and websites including Wallpaper*l'Arca, Evolo and Domus. In 2014 we have been highlighted among the Best Visualizations of the Year by Ronen Bekerman and in 2015 invited as speakers at d2 Conference in Vienna with the best visualization companies of the moment. Our hand drawings, architecture projects and video installations have been exhibited in Paesaggi Ibridi for Futura Memoria at SicilCima Gallery in Catania. In 2017 we have been awarded at CGarchitect Architectural 3D Awards 2017 as nominee in the category commissioned film for the short movie Superficial Studio. The ceremony has been celebrated in Vienna at d2 Conference. Recently we have been invited to highlight our workflow in an architectural visualization webinar promoted by MAXON Cinema 4D.

Advanced Training

Architectural visualization, drawing and illustration ▾

▪︎ Photos from d2 Conference, Vienna / Tirana Design Week, Polis University / MPG, IUAV, Venice / Cesma, Sapienza, Rome / Ostia Autumn School, AIAC.


Cristian and Lorena are both teachers for landscape and green representation at the Master of Landscape Architecture IUAV of Venice and furthermore they carry out teaching activities and advanced training, giving lectures for masterclasses, universities, schools and events, such as at d2 Conference in Vienna, MADI (Master in Architettura Digitale IUAV), AANT (Accademia delle Arti e Nuove Tecnologie), Responsive Surfaces Summer School, Ostia Autumn School and Selinunte Summer School promoted by AIAC (Associazione Italiana Architettura e Critica) and at Sapienza University of Rome in the courses of Design, Graphic and Multimedia, Industrial Design and Architecture. They work also as tutors for CeSMA where they provide a series of workshops and seminars in Digital Illustration, Visual storytelling, Set Design and Graphic Design. In these intensive courses students can explore the possibilities of architectural representation, from bi-dimensional drawing, compositing and matte painting, arriving to the 3D visualization techniques used in a professional environment. Recently they are involved in a PhD research at Sapienza University of Rome where they are exploring the field of computer-generated images (CGI) connected to the disciplines of visual arts in the department of History, Drawing and Restoration of Architecture.





Atelier Crilo is based in Rome, Italy, but we work worldwide. To collaborate on a project, request a lecture, or simply to say hello, just email us at Please, no architecture portfolio or internship program. 

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