Francesco Lipari is a Sicilian architect based in Rome.
Recipients of several prizes for young architects, including the Architizer People Choice Award 2014 with an interactive garden called Sainthorto and eight Maker Faire Merit (along with Wunderbugs), Francesco has been also lecturer at MAXXI and MACRO museum and curator of various architecture projects.
He’s founding principal of OFL Architecture, an interdisciplinary architectural practice focused on emergent design processes through a design methodology that integrates architecture with other disciplines, redefining the relationship of the significant modern city and its current urban conditions.
He’s also founding partner of Cityvision, an innovative organization and architecture platform with the aim of generating a dialogue between the contemporary city and its future image.
He was formerly senior architect at Fuksas office in Rome, Mad in Beijing and 3gatti in Shaghai.
He is one of the first architects involved in the sociological project Farm Cultural Park which aim is to turn, through contemporary art and architecture, the whole historical centre of Favara into the second tourist attraction after the Valley of the Temples of Agrigento in Sicily.
Francesco’s work has been internationally exhibited and published including MoMA NY and WUHO Gallery Los Angeles that hold the first international exhibition Worlds of Cityvision. He is managing the Pecha Kucha Night in Rome and since 2013 writes for Wired Italia.