Mosè Ricci -Emeritus of Italian Republic for Art and Culture since 2003- is Full Professor of Architectural Design and of Urbanism at the University of Trento.

He graduated in architecture (1982) at La Sapienza University of Rome, became Researcher Professor (1984), Associate Professor (1997) and Full Professor (2001) at the Pescara School of Architecture and at The Genoa University (2006-2016). He was Fulbright Recipient and Visiting Scholar at GSD, Harvard University, USA, (1996-97), Visiting Professor of Sustainable Urbanism at Universitad Moderna de Lisboa (2006-07), Visiting Professor at Technische Universität of Munich (2008-09) and Visiting Professor of Advanced Urbanism at IAAC, Barcelona (2015).

He is a member of the Villard International Doctorate and editor of BABELseries (2000-2012) Meltemi and List publishers. Among his books are: New Paradigms(List, 2012), UniverCity(List 2010), iSpace(Meltemi, 2008), RISCHIOPAESAGGIO (Meltemi, 2003).

His projects have received several prizes in international competitions and he has participated in the Architecture Biennale of Venice in 1996 and in 2012. His Ghella Headquarters in Rome won the European Solar Prize in 2015.

In 2017 he was member of the International Jury of the XX Biennal of Arquitectura y Urbanismo de Chile and in 2018 of the Montenegro Pavillon for the Venice Biennale 2018.