Pietro Valle, associate, Udine 1962, M.Arch. IUAV Venice 1997, M.Arch Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, USA 1999. Worked in the offices of Boris Podrecca in Vienna, Austria, Emilio Ambasz in New York and Frank O. Gehry, Santa Monica, USA. From 1998 to 2008 he has been an associate of Carlini e Valle Architetti Associati in Trieste, Italy. Since 1994 he has been teaching as visiting critic in many universities in Europe and the USA and he has been recently a professor of architetcural design at the Faculty of Architecture of Ferrara. He regularly writes for many architectural magazines like Lotus, Casabella and arch'it. He has published two books: the anthology 00_arch'it papers and the monograph Mecanoo, Experimental Pragmatism. Since 1990 he collaborates with Studio Valle Architetti Associati and becomes an associate in 2003.