Roman-born architect Massimiliano Fuksas leads, alongside Doriana Fuksas, international architectural practice Studio Fuksas.
Fuksas graduated in Architecture from the University of Rome. He has lectured at a number of Universities such as Columbia University, the École Spéciale d'Architecture, the Akademie der BildendenKünste and the Staatliche Akademie der BildendenKünste.
He was a member of the Planning Commissions in Berlin and Salzburg. Fuksas has also directed the VII Mostra Internazionale di Architettura di Venezia. He has written columns for Italian news magazine L'Espresso and Italian newspaper La Repubblica.
Fuksas has received numerous prestigious international awards including the Vitruvio Internacional a la Trayectoria, the Grand Prix National d'Achitecture Français, Global Lithuanian Award, the Idea-Tops Awards, Architizer A + Award and Architizer A + Popular Choice Award. He was given honorary fellowship of the AIA and the RIBA, decorated as Commandeur de L'Orde des Arts et des Lettre de la République Française and was named Cavaliere di Gran Croce della Repubblica Italiana. Fuksas was also decorated with the Légiond’Honneur in 2010 and awarded the Medal of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers in Italy in 2012.