Luca graduated from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 1994 as Doctor of Architecture, attending the courses of the masters of the Italian school of Architecture and Arts (Portoghesi, Aymonino, Dardi), and he is chartered at Order of Architects in Rome – Italy, since 1996 to date.

From 1987 to 1994 Luca has widened the field to the feature film Industry in the production design of several features films, and collaborated with the American Academy Award winner Dean Tavoularis (the Godfather Part III directed by F. Coppola), and he designed scenes of numerous commercial movies. He was also Assistant Production Designer for the David di Donatello winners Giantito Burchiellaro, and Marco Dentici in the production design of Films directed by acclaimed directors such as Marco Bellocchio, Francesco Maselli, Roberto Faenza, and Peter del Monte. Luca was Associate Producer for the movie "La Caccia", awarded with Nastro d'Argento (1994) as Best Short Movie.

In 1996 Luca founded his own boutique architectural practice in Rome. He designed new headquarters complex for leading American and French Corporations (Stryker, Pfizer, IRS Servier, IFB Stroder), and provided services to private clients that were developing their family or personal homes.

From 2008 to 2018 he collaborated as senior consultant for some of best design and real estate development firms in Italy, Oman, Libya, Algeria, UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar;

  • 2008 – 2009, as Senior Project Architect, he developed design of the prestigious 5 star resort The Oberoi Resort at Al Khiran Oman (Muscat).

  • From 2010 to 2011 collaborated with Lorenzo Bellini Associates, a leading Hotel Design Firm (Rome, Italy) in delivering Interior Design of luxury Hotels and Resorts in Europe, Middle East, and North Africa.

  • In 2012 he joined ATKINS Middle East as Principal Architect. 

  • During 2014, as Senior Project Manager (Design Division) in KEO International Consultants - Doha, Qatar he managed design of the mega landmark master-plan New Doha Zoo.

  • In 2015 he collaborated with RAMBOLL - Dubai in the design delivery of the new Ministry of Interior Headquartes in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

On the basis to this specific experience Luca was appointed by PROGER to take on the role as Technical Director for managing the design implementation of His Highness the King of Saudi Arabia's Security Headquarters Development Project (KAP3) which he held until March 2018.


Luca has spoken at architectural conferences and published articles on the protagonists of contemporary architecture and urban development in national periodicals and journals.



  • Order of Architects, Planners, Landscapers, and Conservation Experts of Rome, Italy (O.A.P.P.C.). License # 11431, sector A (Architecture).


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