Silvio is an architect and researcher based in London. His main fields of interest are architectural design and design theory. His studies have focused on the understanding of the contemporary architecture, Dutch architecture, Iconic architecture, digital design, architectural criticism, research through making, and the analysis of the design process. He taught at the University of Cagliari (Italy), Willem de Kooning Academy (University of Rotterdam) and Delft University of Technology, Department of Public Building.
He is now Senior Lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire, UK where he is investigating the potentialities of the digital design for the contemporary architectural design with special focus on the public space. His articles have appeared in A10, Mark, Frame, Bauwelt, Domus et al.. Since 2008 he is editor-at-large for C3-Korea and he has recently edited the monograph Urban Presences, Maurice Nio – Complete Works 2000–2011 (2010), and CEBRA, from Drawing to Building (2012). He is currently working on a series of forthcoming publications about the use of big data and public space in digital design.