Paolo Sanza is a registered architect in the State of Arizona and an Associate Professor of Architecture at Oklahoma State University. His teaching and research center on design studio pedagogy, Italian modernism, of which he is the author of numerous publications, and the tectonics of architecture. At the OSU School of Architecture, his directed design studios, including design-build and community engagement, have been characterized by novel processes, and his students have received several national awards.
He was the founding partner of p(S)ar architects, a Phoenix-based research office focusing on the interrelationship between architecture and graphic design, and the design director of the award-winning multimedia studio digital extension. Paolo Sanza holds a Master of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science in Design from Arizona State University.