Flaviano Maria Lorusso (b. 1953), graduated in 1977 from the Faculty of Architecture in Florence. He joins the collective of radical architects Zziggurat and in 1978 takes part in the Venice Architecture Biennale. He obtains his PhD and becomes Researcher in Architecture and Urban Design. Full time Associated Professor, he currently delivers lectures in the Architectural Design. Theories and languages of contemporary architecture, urban-architectural renewal, specialized functions and public space are the fields of teaching and professional activities.