Studio Pietrangeli’s history dates back to 1922 when Francesco Pietrangeli started his career as a hydraulic engineer.
Following in his father’s footsteps, Giorgio Pietrangeli continued the engineering tradition and, in 1964, established the company that eventually became known as it is today, Studio Pietrangeli, to provide specialized consulting engineering services for hydroelectric projects and civil works.
The firms staff includes about 80 experts comprising:
- civil engineers;
- hydraulic engineers;
- structural engineers;
- electrical and electromechanical engineers;
- experts in earth and rock mechanics;
- environmental experts and other technical and support staff.
For its large international projects, the firm works from its branches in Ethiopia, Ecuador, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Kenya. Studio Pietrangeli is registered with the most important international credit agencies such as World Bank, African Development Bank, Commission of the European Economic Community.
Studio Pietrangeli is registered by IQNet and SQS Quality assurance as a firm of Assessed Capability in accordance with ISO 9001:2000 (registration No. CH-21345-01).
The firm is also a supporting member of the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD).
Studio Pietrangeli activities cover the following main sectors:
- hydroelectric projects;
- large civil works (tunnels, roads, bridges, ports, etc.);
- multipurpose water resource projects.
Studio Pietrangeli, who also has contacts with independent experts and specialists in various engineering fields, is in a position to offer its clients the following services:
- site investigations;
- project outlines;
- pre-feasibility studies;
- feasibility studies;
- environmental studies;
- preliminary designs;
- economic and financial analyses;
- optimisation analyses;
- detailed designs;
- construction programmes;
- cost estimates;
- tender documents;
- tender evaluations;
- final design;
- construction drawings;
- supervision of works;
- personnel training;
- operation and maintenance planning;
- safety plans.