Valter Scelsi is an architect and researcher who teaches architectural design at the University of Genoa. From 2001 to 2011 his activity was linked to Sp10, the architectural office he co-founded. From 2003 to 2007 he worked on a programme of research into the theme of contemporary life conducted by Edoardo Sanguineti. He is associate professor in Architectural and Urban Design. In 2012 and 104 he took part in the Venice Biennale of Architecture. The author of essays and critical writings on architecture, he conceived and is the editor of the series “Testi d’Architettura” published by Sagep.