NAARO is the architectural photography studio led by Freya Najade and Marcela Spadaro. Striving to create images that reflect the unique qualities of the projects we photograph, NAARO is dedicated to document innovative architecture around the world. 

NAARO’s vision is the result of Freya Najade and Marcela Spadaro’s combined expertise, encompassing a wealth of practical experience drawn from their complementary backgrounds. Freya, born in Germany, is an award-winning photographer whose strength lies within the documentation of the social and built environment. Marcela, born in Argentina, is trained as an architect and worked for over 10 years at the forefront of contemporary architecture with Zaha Hadid Architects.

NAARO understands the power of photographs to influence the way in which buildings are perceived around the world and we are committed to work with our clients to ensure their aspirations are met through the images we create.

Publications featuring NAARO’s photographs include: Thames & Hudson, Phaidon, Domus, Wallpaper, ICON Magazine, Huffington Post, Elle Decoration, Architectural Digest, Summa+, Design Milk, Surface Magazine, The Times Literature, Architects Journal, Dezeen, Archdaily, Arquitectura Viva, among others.

Read Freya & Marcela's latest interviews on Archinect and Arcspace.

Freya Najade & Marcela Spadaro. Founders & Photographers

Freya Najade & Marcela Spadaro. Founders & Photographers

George is a Greek photographer and art director whose work traverses architecture, fashion, interiors and still life. As a result of his unique eye for composition and light, he brings a defining attention to detail to the projects he is involved with at NAARO. Projects: Megara Residence


George Kroustallis, Photographer

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Manuel is a Brazilian architect and photographer. Both living and working in São Paulo, his creative sensitivity and photographic approach are a great asset to NAARO’s efforts to deliver in Brazil, an architectural photography that is unique, yet local. Projects: Casa de Fim de Semana

Manuel Sá, Photographer


Ethan is an award winning Taiwanese photographer working with NAARO in Asia. His passion for photography as well as his determination and resourcefulness while carrying out photo-shoots are key strengths that he brings to the projects he undertakes. Projects: National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts

Ethan Lee, Photographer