Michele Saee received his Master of Art in Architecture degree in 1981 at the University Of Florence School Of Architecture and his post graduate degree in Technical Urban Planning at the Polytechnic of Milan. Michele Saee began his professional career working with Superstudio in Florence Italy and then joined Morphosis in Santa Monica, California, after moving to Los Angeles in 1982. He founded SAEE STUDIO Architecture and Design Studio to further develop his own architectural design philosophy. Michele Saee believes that the education and practice of architecture are interconnected therefore he joined the design faculty at Otis College of Art and Design in 1986. And in 1990 he became a full time faculty member at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) where he continues to lecture. He is also teaching at University of Southern California since 2012.


Tahiti Marina Apartments & Dock, Marina Del Rey, California, 2014

Glenroy Residence, Los Angeles, California, 2014

Nanchang Hezhuang Sales Center, Nanchang, China, 2013

Norma Residence, West Hollywood, California, 2013

Vietnam Tower, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2012

Vision Magazine Office, Beijing, China, 2012

Bay Cities Appliances Showroom, Beverly Hills, California, 2011

Underwater World Xiamen, Xiamen, China, 2011

Hodjatie Residence, Pacific Palisades, California, 2010

BIDV Tower, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2007

FPT Telecom, Hanoi City, Vietnam, 2007

Shakespearian Theater for the 21st Century, Washington D.C., 2007

Gaobeidien Museum of Antiquity, Beijing, China, 2007

Garden Terraces of Alexa, Wusitai, Inner Mongolia, China,2006

Sky Exhibition Pavilion, Beijing, China, 2006

Santa Marinella City Museum Hall, Marinella, Italy, 2005

Template House, Beijing, China, 2005

Publicis Drugstore, Paris, France, 2004

Café Nescafe, Paris, France, 2004

Pathe Cinemas, Paris, France, 2004

Linnie House, Venice, California, 2004

Cellular Fantasy, Santa Monica, California, 2003

Angeli Restaurant, Culver City, California, 1999

Artist Studio, Los Angeles, California, 1997

Turku Library, Turku, Finland, 1997


City of Beverly Hills Architectural Design Award, 2011Interarch, Special Prize of the Mayor of Strasbourg Silver medal, 2009Interior Design China, Hall of Fame Award, 2007LA 12 Award, 2000, Los Angeles most promising architects of the decade American Institute of Architects Design Award, 1997American Institute of Architects, “next LA” Design Award, 1997″Emerging Voices” 1997 selection by: The Architectural League of New York”40 under 40″ (honoree in 1995 of the most promising American architects under the age of 40)”Young Architects Forum Design Award,” The Architectural League of New York,1987

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