Marcelo Pinto

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Born in Brasilia, Brazil, Marcelo inherited his native country’s love for contemporary design. At Alliiance he has provided design leadership on a variety of projects, where he has exercised his avid passion for materiality and detailing to the benefit of his clients. In addition, Marcelo promotes dialogue and collaboration among designers working in various practice areas to elevate the firm’s design culture.

Marcelo attended the University of Brasilia and is a graduate of Iowa State University. He has been a frequent design critic at local architecture schools. He makes a killer caipirinha and enjoys traveling and camping with his wife and his two daughters.


Brainerd Regional Airport Renovation and Expansion, Brainerd, MN
Falls International Airport New Terminal International Falls, MN
Cheyenne Regional Airport New Terminal Schematic Design, Cheyenne, WY
Guarulhos – Sao Paulo, Viracopos-Campinas, and Brasilia Airport Terminal, Conceptual Designs, São Paulo, Brazil
Dayton International Airport, Terminal Planning Study, Dayton, OH
New Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport, Terminal Concept Design, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Fort Moresby International Airport, Terminal Conceptual Design, Fort Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Civic & Community
Target Center Renovation, Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis Community and Technical College Health Science Renovation, Minneapolis, MN

Allianz Life Corporate Headquarters, Golden Valley, MN
St. Jude Medical, St. Paul, MN
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, Eagan, MN
University Enterprise Laboratories, St. Paul, MN
Medtronic PRL, Coon Rapids, MN
Ecolab Schumann Campus, Customer Experience Center, Eagan, MN
Wells Fargo Connections, Minneapolis, MN
Delta Airlines Office Building, Minneapolis, MN