Stefano Boeri, born in 1956, studied architecture at Politecnico in Milan where he graduated in 1980. In 1989 he received his PhD from the Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia (IUAV), in Venice.
From 2004 to 2007 he was chief editor of the international magazine Domus, and from September 2007 to 2011 of the international magazine Abitare. What’s more, he has been guest professor at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design (GSD) and MIT.
Boeri is a founder of Multiplicity, an international agency for territorial investigation, which focuses on studying European cities in transformation, analyzing their clues and traces. He has organized a lot of interdisciplinary researches and exhibitions, such as Uncertain States of Europe and Border Devices. In addition, he has written reams of books, and is the co-author of Mutation (with Rem Koolhaas and Hans Ulrich Obrist). Installations projects of Boeri about urban problems have been exhibited in IFA-Institute Français d’Architecture, Venice Biennale, Milan Triennale. He has developed the guidelines of Milan Expo 2015 concept-masterplan, Naples Seashore Landscape, Cultural Center of the Mediterranean in Marseille.