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SPaCe architecture was founded by Enrico Como and Scott Michael Stapleton in 1996, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Ft. Lauderdale, and Milan. With members holding licenses to practice architecture in 13 states within the U.S., it is a full-service firm with an emphasis in luxury retail, commercial design, and residential sectors. SPaCe has amassed a multi-national portfolio consisting of projects throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, the Caribbean, and is internationally recognized for its work in architecture, innovative design solutions, and delivering tailored client experiences. These core values were instilled since the firm's inception in Italy, and through its implementation of European standards in design and service; a culture reflected through SPaCe’s curated network of consultants, contractors, and craftsmen. SPaCe architecture’s ethos is informed through its commitment to thoughtful design, quality, and ingenuity, delivering impactful architecture for an evolving built environment.


site selection assistance
site survey analysis
space planning
millwork design
furniture design
interior design

architectural design
tenant improvement consulting
brand identity consulting
project management
construction administration
post construction services

Chief Financial Officer

Enrico Como

Chief Financial Officer

Scott M. Stapleton


Tom Di Santo

Senior Associate

Anita Korytowska

Senior Project Manager

Silvia Manca


Jin Watanabe

Senior Designer

Justyna Kowalik


Candace Wu Como


Marcello Penso


Walter Chaban


Maria Antonietta Satta


SPaCe architecture is comprised of a diverse community of individuals and collaborators worldwide. With offices throughout the United States, partners Scott Michael Stapleton, Tom di Santo, and Marcello Penso collectively share licenses to practice architecture in: California, New York, Hawaii, Nevada, Florida, Texas, Georgia, South Carolina, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia, and New Hampshire. In Europe, partner Maria Antonietta Satta is licensed to practice in Italy.

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