Pierina Benvenuto

Pierina Benvenuto

AIA International Associate

Principal, Restaurants, North America

For Pierina, creativity and design are her passion. With more than a decade of experience in the industry, Pierina has led a wide variety of projects and program types including public space, commercial interiors, restaurants and residential. This wide range of client types empowers Pierina’s understanding of practice areas to deliver projects successfully by achieving the client’s objectives, assembling the right team and focusing on designing quality user experiences.

As Principal for Restaurants at NORR, Pierina oversees projects from design to construction, using technical skills and creative aptitude in a fast-paced environment. Pierina manages single and chain restaurant locations, prototype developments and program implementation for buildings and spaces that consider location and local relevance in balance with food and beverage concept, format and brand. Pierina is also involved on new coworking spaces Commercial projects, working with clients looking to explore and push boundaries of design.

Pierina is at the core of inspiring teams and clients about good design. That inspiration transcends her personal time where she frequently travels to visit great works of architecture.