Architect (Sapienza) and urbanist (Columbia), twice a Fulbright Fellow, and Full Member of the Italian National Institute fror Urbanistics (INU). A member of the Ordine degli Architetti di Roma, he has managed public and public owned offices and held a practice in Rome.
He has taught urban disciplines in several American and Italian universities such as Columbia, Puerto Rico, IUAV, Roma Tre, Trieste, Sapienza, Notre Dame. He is the author of several studies in urban design, planning and public policies. At present, he is a doctoral student in sustainable architecture and a teaching and research fellow at the University of Oregon.