Ph.D., University of California; Berkeley, CA
Formerly Associate Professor at Rice University. Has been Visiting Professor at ETH Zurich, Università di Ferrara, and Universidad de Navarra. Editor of "Design Book Review" and Art Director for the film "Esther". Recent books include (with Spiro Kostof) "World Architecture: A Cross-cultural History"; Sprawltown"; and "Global Architecture 1900-2000", vol. I.
His articles appear regularly in Arquitectura Viva, Il Giornale di Architettura, Harvard Design Magazine, Architecture, Bauwelt. Teaches courses in architectural history and sustainable urbanism at Syracuse University Florence and Milan Politecnico, Italy.