Paolo Cucchi holds a Master degree in Architecture from IUAV - Venice. Registered in Italy and U.K., since 2007 he is member of the International Academy of Architecture and from 2015 President of IAA South East Asia Branch. He is the founding principal and design director of PCA-PaoloCucchiArchitects, a multi-disciplinary international architectural practice established in 1987. Challenge of the firm is to create a good synergy between context and intervention, offering desirable living experiences in pleasant, comfortable environments, able to nurture sense of community, in respect of individuality. Based in Italy and Malaysia, PCA provides full architectural service from concept, supervision to final completion in a close, active collaboration with client and specialist consultants. PCA -PaoloCucchiArchitects’ works have been internationally published and have won several International Awards. Paolo Cucchi has taught at UTM-Malaysia, has been visiting Professor at NUS-Singapore, Unibo-Italy and external examiner at Tsinghua Beijing. In 2008 he was organiser and a Jury member for an International Masterplan competition at Nusajaya-Malaysia, in 2009 - 2012 - 2015 Jury member for the competition “Books on Architecture” at IAA, in 2015 has been appointed by ‘Iakov Chernikhov International Fondation’ (ICIF), as Expert in the selection of 10 young architects to be invited at “Iakov Chernikhov Prize ” and in 2017 has been nominated Member of ICIF Jury.