Born in Pfäffikon (ZH) on the 27th of July 1961, at the age of 18 he enrolled at the Technical High School of Trevano (TI), in the architecture section. During his studies, he carried out an internship at the firmof architect Mario Botta in Lugano for two years. In 1984, he obtained the STS Architect diploma with professor architect Giancarlo Durisch, with whom he will collaborate in the following months at his firm.
A year later, he worked as an architect in the firm of architect Mario Botta, during which he had the opportunity to collaborate on different projects such as Banca del Gottardo in Lugano and the library in Villeurbanne, France.
Between 1998 and 1999 he held a series of conferences at the ETH Zurich, Berne, Rolle and at the FAECF Congress in Zurich on the topic of solar energy in architecture.
Member of the OTIA - Ticino Order of Engineers and Architects since 1989, when he began his professional career with the opening of his firm in Lugano.
Member of REG A, Register A of Swiss architects since 2000 and member of SIA in 2001.
During his career, he won the Opera Prima Award for Terraced Houses in the municipality of Viganello, the Facciavista Masonry Award for the Single Family House in Ruvigliana and the Solar Prize CH and EU for the renovation of the FEAT building in Lugano.