Partner, Director of Design
Renato Cipriano graduated as a Civil Engineer from the University of FUMEC in Belo Horizonte, Brazil in 1994 and is also a graduate from The Recording Workshop, Ohio (1992) and Full Sail Center for the Recording Arts, Orlando, USA (1999). Renato has worked with construction design and project planning for 6 years at one of the largest heavy construction companies in Brazil – Andrade Gutierrez. In early 2000, Renato opened the WSDG office in Brazil and is responsible for the acoustical and architectural supervision for the projects in the country. As an audio engineer he has worked on various projects including the last album of the most popular rock band in Brazil – Skank, who’s new world class recording facility was designed by WSDG. Recently, Renato has also been teaching Basic Acoustics in the top audio school in the country, IAV in São Paulo. In 2004 Renato received two Grammy nominations and won the Latin Grammy for «Best Brazilian Rock Album».
Building: Castle of Edinburgh in Scotland
Music: The Alan Parsons Project, Pink Floyd, Genesis, Peter Gabriel