Simone Pagani

Senior Partner, GIA

Simone Pagani MSc MSLL, joined GIA in 2007 and established the Daylight+ Solar Design Department with the aim of helping architects and developers optimise the use of daylight and sunlight amenity in the built environment.

D+SD is the largest dedicated Daylight Design team in the UK, specialising in new and bespoke analyses such as solar glare, light pollution and solar convergence.

Simone has worked on large regeneration projects including Battersea Power Station and Wood Wharf, as well as several iconic towers in London like the Walkie-Talkie, 22 Bishopsgate and 100 Leadenhall.

Most recently, Simone led the research resulting in a publication entitled ‘Guiding Light, Unlocking London’s Residential Density’, in collaboration with London First, which explores new ways of achieving density in the urban environment.