is an architect, researcher, educator and co-founder of Space Saloon.
After growing up in rural Italy he studied between Italy, Sweden
and Switzerland obtaining a Master in Architecture and a Master of
Advanced Studies in Urban Design.
He has worked across 3 continents in both academia and practice at all scales. His main interest lies
at the intersection between architecture and the tangent disciplines that define its context: physical and social geography, earth and material sciences
and landscape design.
2020/2021: Guest Lecturer at University of Innsbruck
Faculty of Architecture, Institut für Gestaltung Studio 1.2019/2020:
Mentor at CanActions School for Urban Studies.
Adjunct Professor at INDA
International Program in Design and Architecture Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok.
Research Assistant at ETH Zürich
Institute of Landscape and Urban Studies, DARCH.
2020: Selected Fellow of Future Architecture, a pan-European platform of architecture museums, festivals and producers.
2016: 1st Prize, competition “Square of 100 palms” public space redevelopment in Rhodes, Greece.
2014: Finalist, restricted competition “Asilo CityLife” sustainable kindergarten in Milan, Italy.
2014: Finalist, “A new waterfront for Gabicce” two stage international competition in Gabicce, Italy.
2013: 1st Prize, European competition for under 40 “Europan 12” territorial strategy in Aalborg, Denmark.
2013: 1st Prize, idea competition for under 35 “AAA: architetti cercasi” sustainable neighbourhood in Milan, Italy.
2013: 3rd Prize ex-aequo, two stage international competition “Rethink Athens: towards a new city centre”complete re-design of the main avenue of Athens, Greece.
2011: Finalist, idea competition “Rural City” innovative urban visions for the rural suburbs of Bologna (ITA).
2011: Merit scholarship “Geisendorf Foundation for Architecture” for post-professional degree studies in Switzerland.
2008: 1st Prize, student competition for a carbon neutral kindergarten in Trondheim.
2020: Oslo Architecture Triennale 20th anniversary, Conversations About The City.
2020: Climate Crisis Hotline, ICA LA Field Workshop, Los Angeles.
2019: Panhellenic Conference on Public Space, awarded designs, Sculpture Garden Thessaloniki.
2018: IV Istanbul Design Biennal, contribution to the Bangkok workshop of “Transitional School” exhibition, curated by Aformal Academy.
2016: Super-Mercato. 5 markets for social integration, Urban Centre, Bologna. (Curator)
2016: Sarajevo People’s museum, Collateral event at the 15th Architecture Biennale, Venice. (Coordinator)
2014: Uneven Growth, Tactical urbanism for Latin America, MoMa, NYC. (Contribution)
2013: Nine Resources for Detroit, Festival “Internazionale” Ferrara.
2013: Rethink Athens: towards a new city centre, award winning proposal on display in Athens and on webzines Archdaily, Baunetz
2012: Favela Exchange, Columbia University’s Studio X, Rio de Janeiro.