Matteo Benedetti (Rome, 1983) architect and PhD in Architectural Composition. He studied at the Università Sapienza of Rome, Royal Institute of Technology KTH of Stockholm, Università IUAV of Venice. He graduated cum laude in 2008 with Franco Purini with a project for an innovative transport hub for the Roma Termini train station and a theoretical essay concerning the role of the shadow in architecture. From 2010 to 2013 he attended the Scuola di Dottorato at the IUAV of Venice, conducting a study on the Italian architecture and art of the twenties and thirties, with particular reference to the compositional aspects of the works of Adalberto Libera. In the research he collaborated with the Centre Pompidou of Paris. He works individually and in collaboration with several architectural offices participating in national and international design competitions. Parallel to the profession, he deals with architectural photography, used both as autonomous artistic language and as a study of the representation of urban and architectural facts. He publishes photographs and articles in several magazines and books.