Short Bio
Graduated in architecture in 2004 at “La Sapienza” University of Rome, Master degree in Architecture “Ludovico Quaroni”. He was awarded a PhD scholarship in Architectural Composition and Theory at “La Sapienza” and he developed part of his PhD dissertation research at the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning of UCLA, in Los Angeles.

He was an adjunct professor at the Five Year Master course in Architecture EU of “La Sapienza”. From 2005 – 2011 he was co-founder of the ungroup Architecture office based in Rome; during this period he took part in numerous national and international competitions some of which were awarded prizes and shown in international exhibitions. Since October 2011 he is a Full time Professor at the POLIS University in Tirana (AL), from 2012 till 2013 he was Dean of faculty in Planning and Urban Design. In January 2015 he was Visiting Faculty Member at UCLA Department of Architecture & Urban Design, Los Angeles California.

Currently he is PhD. programme supervisor for the international joint PhD in architecture and Urban Planning with Ferrara University (IT)/POLIS University and Head of the applied research unite focused in the Observatory of Mediterranean Basin (OMB). His research is focused in urban design, in the specific on the relationship between informal settlements and new urban intermodality.