He was born in Rome in 1943. He earned his Architecture diploma at the “La Sapienza” University, Rome, in 1969. He is carrying out didactic, research and professional activities since 1970. His significant and recent projects are as follows: the Library of the Valdese University in Rome; the Metropolitan Museum in Seoul; the restoration of the Gran Priorale Palace in Venice, of the Villa Durante in Rome ( EUROPEAN UNION PRIZE FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE ) and of Escuela Espanola de Historia y Arqueologia ( Roma); the restructuring and consolidation of the Gentili Palace and of another Roman Palace in the Ripetta Street; the Children Museum Kyonngi, (South Korea).
His building works have been published in Italian architectural magazines as L’architettura, cronaca e storia; Domus; A.U.; L’Arca; Plus; Spazio Architettura and have been exhibited in Rome, Milan, Modena, Barcelona and Seoul. He constantly participates in national and international design competitions being the more recent the Carolino-Augusteo Museum in Salzburg (Austria); the Daegu Archaeological Museum and the Hong Ki University’s Skyscrapers in Seoul; the Nam June Paik Museum in Kyonggi (South Korea); the Italian Pavilion for the Expo 2005 in Japan and the Mediterranean Museum in Marseille (France);the Eco Center; in Gim-Po, ( South Korea ); the La Spezia’s Waterfront. .
He is very committed to disseminate the architectural culture through the participation in conferences, exhibitions, debates, interviews and writing articles in magazines and newspapers.
He is also inventor and promotor of various architectural competitions in Rome.
In 2005 he was appointed Officier de l’Ordre des atrs et des letters by the Ministry of Culture and Communication, the French Republic
He is the President of the Architects Chamber of Rome and its Province since 1999 and was a member of the Building and Urban Quality Commission of the Rome Council. He was the President of the A.R.C.E. (Association of Architects from the Metropolitan Regions and Cities of the European Union) and the “Casa dell’Architettura di Roma”(House of Architecture of Rome)
He recently won two relevant competitions in Saudi Arabia for the design of the Celebration Hall of the Diplomatic Quarter and the Addiriyah Art Center, both promoted by the Arriyadh Development Authority.