Riccardo Dalisi was born in Potenza in 1931, but lives in Naples. Since 1962 he has led experiments on the architectural form through light and geometry and has taken part in many Architecture competitions. He teaches at Naples University. He has written several books, among which “Architettura d’animazione” (Rome 1974) and an essay on Gaudi (Milan 1979). He has designed the Borsa Merci in Naples with Capobianco and Pica, parts of Messina University, churches and houses. Alessandro Mendini has defined him “the brain of design in the south”; He’s considered the initiator of research on design in the south of Italy.