Massimiliano Fuksas is world-renowned italian architect, founder of Massimiliano Fuksas Architetto. Over the past 40 years the company has developed an innovative approach through a strikingly wide variety of projects, ranging from urban interventions to airports, from museums to cultural centers and spaces for music, from convention centers to offices, from interiors to design collections. Since the Eighties Fuksas has been one of the main protagonists of the contemporary architectural scene. From 1994 to 1997 he was a member of the Planning Commissions in Berlin and Salzburg. In 1998 he was awarded for his professional career with ""Vitruvio International a la Trayectoria"" in Buenos Aires. In 2002 he recieved the Honorary Fellowship of the AIA – American Institute of Architects , Washington D.C. Three years later member of the Académie d'Architecture in Paris. In 2006 - the Honorary Fellowship of the RIBA – Royal Institute of British Architects, London UK and was named Cavaliere di Gran Croce della Repubblica Italiana. In 2010 he was decorated with Légion d’Honneur by the French President. In 2012 the Medal of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers in Italy. The following year the Idea-Tops Awards, Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport-T3, awarded Best Transportation Space in Shenzhen, China. From 1998 to 2000 Fuksas directed the VII Architectural Biennale in Venice, Less Aesthetics, More Ethics. He has been Visiting Professor at a number of Universities such as Columbia University in New York, the École Spéciale d'Architecture in Paris, the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Wien, the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Stuttgart.