Born: June 7th, 1977 in Grottaglie (TA) Apulia, Italy.
Registered Architect in Italy (EU) since 2002.
Education in Architecture:
2006-2003: Doctorate in Composition and Theories of Architecture (Composizione – Teorie dell’Architettura), University of Rome ” La Sapienza”.
2001: Post-Graduate Course in Architectural Theories, University of Rome “La Sapienza”.
1995-2000: Diploma Summa cum laude in Architecture, University of Rome “La Sapienza”. Thesis: Design project of a Church in Rome at Selva Candida; with the integrated application of the Software CATIA and material mock-ups.
Advisor: Prof. Lucio Valerio Barbera.
2016: Junior Fellow, Scuola Superiore Studi Avanzati Sapienza SSAS
2010-: Teaching Board Doctorate in Architecture and Construction, Sapienza University of Rome.
2008 -: Assistant Professor with tenure (Ricercatore Universitario confermato). Adjunct Professor in Architectural and Urban Design at Faculty of Architecture, Sapienza University of Rome.
2007-8: Post-Doc Scholarship (biannual – Assegno di Ricerca) at DiAR Department of Architecture, Sapienza University of Rome.
2005-6: Visiting Scholar (Oct05-Apr06) at GSAPP Columbia University in the City of New York.
2004: Visiting Scholar (Fall 2004) at School of Architecture Tsinghua University, Beijing P.R. China.
2005 Aug: Short-Term Chinese Language Program BLCU (Beijing Language and Culture University).
1982-1994: Piano Student, performing international and national competitions and intermediate Esami Musica in National Music Conservatories up to 7th year level course.
1995: High School Diploma Liceo Scientifico sperimentale (P.N.I.) “Giuseppe Moscati”, Grottaglie (TA), Grade achieved: 60/60
2009-up to now: Bottega Del Monaco Srl: www.bottegadelmonaco.it
from 2010 July: Aspen Junior Fellow; from 2013 Jan: Former Aspen Junior Fellow
INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC EXCHANGE:
2008- Promoter and Scientific Responsible of the Research Executive protocols and Student Moblity Exchange between Department of Architecture DiAP/Faculty of Architecure Sapienza and: Tsinghua University of Beijing (P.R.CHINA), Zhejiang University-Zhejiang University of Technology (P.R.CHINA), South China University of Technology (P.R.CHINA), Sooreh University of Teheran (IRAN), University of Florida (USA), Durban University of Technology (SOUTH AFRICA), Dalian University of Techology (P.R.CHINA), Manipal University (INDIA).
2013- Secretary-General of the UNESCO Chair in “Sustainable Urban Quality and Urban Culture”, notably in Africa, Chair-Holder (direttore) prof. Lucio Valerio Barbera.
2013- Editor and founder of L’ADC “L’architettura delle città – The Journal of the Scientific Society Ludovico Quaroni”, Nuova Cultura.
2002 (NY City) – 2014 (Cambridge)