The firm is constantly involved in research activity and as a result it frequently up-dates techniques, criteria and normative aspects of the design process; it also participates in architectural competitions. The Associates are involved in Masters Courses and conferences.
The firm’s research is mostly concentrated on the relationship between innovation and pre-existing elements in the design process and on sustainable restoration procedures. The firm or individual partners have contributed papers and helped organize a number of meetings and congresses, especially those relating to specialized aspects of the restoration process:
National Conference: Architetture contemporanee alla prova del tempo [Contemporary Architecture tested by time], Salone del Restauro at Ferrara 2009: a paper entitled Il Silos Solvay di Nervi a S. Vincenzo. Contro la demolizione [Nervi’s Solvay Silos at S. Vicenzo. Conservation not demolition]

Organization of the First International Convention: Città storica e Sostenibilità [Historic cities and sustainability], Palazzo Vecchio, Florence 17 March 2009: opening speech and a paper entitled Historic Cities and Sustainability.

National convention: I luoghi del cinema in Italia – Architetture del Cinema e per il Cinema [Cinema buildings in Italy and their architecture], Viareggio 4-5 September 2007: a paper Il Teatro-cinema di Lamporecchio (PT) fra conoscenza e restauro [Understanding and restoring the Lamporecchio Cinema-Theatre]
National convention: Il ciclo di vita delle architetture in cemento armato: l'approccio ingegneristico e le ragioni della Conservazione [The life cycle of buildings made of reinforced concrete: an engineering-style approach and the advantages of conservation], Turin, 16 May 2007, with a paper entitled Il caso dell'ex Mercato dei Fiori di Pescia [The old flower market at Pescia: a case study]
International convention: Antico e nuovo [Ancient and modern] Venice, Facolty of Architecture, April 2004, with a paper entitled Il Castello dell'Acciaiolo a Scandicci: conservazione, integrazioni, questioni di dettaglio [The Acciaiolo Castle at Scandicci: conservation, additions and details]

Organization of the international convention Il Patrimonio architettonico del XX secolo fra documentazione e restauro [The Architectural Heritage of the twentieth century: documentation and restoration], Accademia delle Arti del Disegno, Florence 1998.

Organization of the international convention Restauro e conservazione dell'Architettura moderna [Restoration and conservation of modern architecture], Accademia delle Arti del Disegno, Florence 1995.