The Office


MRZ ARCHITECTS is the office of architectural and interior design founded by Francesco Marzocca. Its activity ranges from brand concept and retail design to architectural design for offices, public spaces and private residences.

With experience gained in international field and collaborations with European partners, from its headquarters in Florence, the office follows projects in Italy and abroad, offering the customer a tailor-made service, with customized solutions that enhance the features of each project.

The office peculiarity is an essential and bright style constantly focused on details, choice of materials and finishes. Its projects nicely integrate with space organization, interpreting aesthetic and functional needs in the best way.

MRZ ARCHITECTS designed shops, boutiques and showrooms for many international brands in Italy, Europe, USA and Middle East, from Rodeo Drive, the Dubai Mall, and all over the world in the major shopping capitals such as Milan, Paris, Rome, Madrid, Riyadh, Abu Dhabi, Marrakech, Berlin, St. Petersbur, Moscow, Doha, Florence, Prague, Shanghai, Beijing, Tokyo and many others. Furthermore the office projected outlets, stands and fairs like Bread & Butter in Barcelona and Berlin, and Pitti Uomo in Florence.

Arch. Francesco Marzocca

Francesco Marzocca was born in Siena, and graduated in Architecture at the University of Florence.
His career includes several activities and interests ranging from architectural design, urban planning, restoration, design and teaching. Among his most important partnerships there is the collaboration with “De Longhi S.p.A.” for the design of small appliances for kitchens, the new masterplan of the town of Volterra and of Val di Cecina, nondestructive testing (NDT ) on wooden structures of the town hall roof in Modena and its renovation.
He collaborated as a teacher in various university courses at the Faculty of Architecture in Florence and he is still now a visiting lecturer at the University of Industrial Design in Florence.

His professional career has the honor of important collaborations including the one with “Claudio Nardi Architetti” where he developed the inclination toward the world of retail and fashion.For about ten years, as a co-founder and Partner of GAA, he worked for various international fashion brands (Guess, Liu Jo, Manila Grace, Roy Rogers, Seven for all Mankind, Gas and many others), opening hundreds of boutiques, shops, showroom and offices around the world.

In 2015 he founded MRZ ARCHITECTS together with other architects, designers and engineers.