Graduated in 1979 from the Federal Polytechnic of Zurich (ETH). Assistant in Design and Diploma assistant from 1982 to 1984 in the course held by Dolf Schnebli. From 1979 to 1985 worked in Luigi Snozzi’s architectural firm. In 1985 he opened his own practice. Since 1986 he has taken part successfully in national and international competitions. In 1994-1995 he was Visiting Professor at Washington University, St Louis (USA).