Giuseppe Polese

Giuseppe Polese, of Neapolitan origin, with a home in Capri, arrived in Costa Smeralda in 1962, at the employ of the Grassetto construction company, to begin building the Hotels Pitrizza, Cala di Volpe and Villa Bettina, for the Aga Khan. Then they proceeded with the Village of Porto Cervo and the Cerbiatte villas, where the Aga Khan has his own home.

In 1965 he set up his own architectural firm in Olbia and in 1967 moved to Porto Cervo, together with architect Jean-Paul Demarchi. He worked briefly with Savin Couelle on Maison du Port, on the old port of Porto Cervo and then went on to design the Residenza sul Porto just behind and a total of 49 villas and 15 hotels, including the Hotel Ginestre, Nibaru, Pirata, Residence Park and Rocce Sarde in San Pantaleo. He revised the Cala del Faro project and supervised its construction.

Today Giuseppe Polese works from his studio in the Porto Cervo Village.