Luca Picardi is an architect and a researcher. He studied Architecture at the University of Naples, and at the Ecole Nationale Superieure d' Architecture of Paris La Villette. In 2008 he attended the two years post-graduate program at the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam where he graduated under Dietmar Lyeck and Elias Zenghelis with a thesis on the working and living condition in contemporary cities. In 2011 he moved to Paris where he worked for Andres Atela architectes office. He is currently chief architect in Loic Richalet associated architects in Paris. In 2013 he founded frAME with Luca Valerio Lonardo.
Luca Valerio Lonardo is an architect. His background spans from Planning and Landscape to Architecture and Interior Design. He studied Architecture at the University of Naples Federico II and at the ETSAM Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid, with further studies in Building Construction Technology at the BCIT- British Columbia Institute of Technology in Vancouver BC. From 2009 to 2011 he was tutor of Architectural Design at the University of Naples. He currently lives in Vancouver BC. In 2013 he founded frAME with Luca Picardi.