Architect and designer, founder of Conceptual Devices, a research and development studio for architecture and design. Antonio Scarponi studied architecture at Cooper Union in New York and IUAV in Venice, with a PhD in city planning. Professor at ZhDK in Zurich, he has been teaching at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm and at NABA in Milan. In 2008 he won the Curry Stone Design Prize and in 2012 he has been nominee for the Katerva Sustainability Award. His projects have been published in many international reviews such as Domus, Abitare, Wired IT, Wired UK, Architectural Design, AMC Achitecture Moniteur, Frame.