born in florence, he attended the faculty of architecture at the university of genoa

graduated with giancarlo de carlo on a project of renovation of the old port in genoa

he worked with renzo piano building workshop on the redevelopment of the lingotto factory in turin

later joined architectuurstudio herman hertzberger to collaborate on a number of projects in italy, germany and japan

he moved to london in 1998 to work freelance on architectural and urban renewal schemes throughout the united kingdom

started private practice in london in 2004, focusing the activity on architectural and industrial design research

his works have been presented at shows and exhibitions in milan, rome, new york, shanghai, berlin, paris and london