Octo was founded by Margarita Kaske, MRICS. Margarita grew up in the small village of Proastion, in the Mani, Greece. After completing Lyceum in the local school in Kardarmyli, Messinias, Margarita went on to study Architecture (Dipl. Eng) in Germany and completed a Masters in Real Estate (Curem) in Zurich, Switzerland. She is also a member of the Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects (SIA) and of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
Margarita has worked mainly in Switzerland since 2008, with international projects in Greece, China and France.
Margarita’s latest project was Alex Lake Zurich; a luxury boutique hotel on the Western shore of Zurich’s iconic lake. Working as the Project Manager for Marazzi + Paul over a period of 6 years, Margarita oversaw the development from concept development, to architecture and implementation.