Francesco Jacques Dias
Born in Rome in 1974. After studying in Rome and Barcelona, in 2000 he takes his architecture degree with a thesis on the urban re-arrangement of a former railway area in Rome focussing on open spaces as connective textures between existing and newly built parts of the city.
He specializes in "architecture and landscape forms" at Girona University (Spain). In 1997/98 he works at the office of Enric Miralles in Barcelona. In 2000/02 he collaborates with Andrea Vidotto. Since founding of s.e.l.f. - officina di architettura in 2002 he specifically works on public spaces with a particular interest for the territorial perception and interpretation of urban matrix.