An architect with a doctorate from the University of Berkeley (California)
He has been a visiting professor at a number of universities including those of Syracuse (Florence), Navarra, Paris and Zurich, besides being associate professor of Architecture at Rice University (Houston, Texas). He is executive director of Design Book Review and has published the book Sprawltown. Cercando la città in periferia (Meltemi, Rome, 2004) along with a number of articles in specialist reviews.
Graduate School of Education. University of Pennsylvania