She graduated in Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture in Reggio Calabria in 1996 (Supervisor: Laura Thermes). Ph.D. in 2001 at the University Federico II of Naples (title of the thesis: Beyond the Urban Project). Since 2006 she is a researcher in Architectural Design. Member of the the Faculty Doctorate in Architecture and Territory of Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria. Since 2002 she is part of the Organizing Committee for the Lid’A, International Architectural Laboratory. Member of the editorial staff of the A2Architettura magazine, she has been responsible for numerous architecture exhibitions and conferences and she is the author of many publications. She carries out research activities in the Department of Architecture and Territory – dArTe, dealing with issues related to urban design, landscape and contemporary architecture with particular reference to the landscape of Calabria. Remembering some of her most important researches: 2004 “The system of rivers as part of the restoration of the landscape of Calabria”; PRIN 2010/2012- “Regeneration of the tracks and the urban marginal factories “; 2014 “Retrofitting: modernize the modern city”; 2014-2015 “DICET-IN MOTO-INformation and MObility for Tourism” (Organization of Cultural Heritage for Smart Tourism and Real Time Accessibility). From 2000 she was founding partner of For (m)a -b office combining research, design and construction with academic achievement. She has participated in many competitions getting some prizes and recognitions. She has exhibited in several exhibitions: Italian Architects under 50, the Milan Triennale in 2004; Project for the port of Crotone, 10th Venice Biennale in 2006; “ITALY IS NOW”, UIA Congress in Tokyo 2011. From 2013 she is Department dArTe ‘s Delegate for International Relations.