He studied architecture at Supsi in Lugano and at the University of California, Berkeley, USA, where he obtained his Master of Architecture in 1999. After graduation he worked in the United States and in Zurich, before returning to Ticino and opening his own studio in Lugano.

Teaching is part of the professional path: design assistant at the Academy of Architecture in Mendrisio and currently coordinated project teacher at Supsi in Lugano.

Research focuses on the space of man, on his appropriation.

We work on social sustainability. We work on the building like a pixel within an urban fabric. We are concerned with the constructive fact.


“Sometimes Alexandre’s photographs reveal something unseen”