Francesco Cotellessa was born in 1973. He graduated in architecture in 1999 and joined several masterclass programmes focusing on conservation and rehabilitation of historic architectures, particularly in ecclesiastical cultural heritage. He coordinated a team-work for the feasibility study and design of a new integrated school center in the Municipality of Fossacesia in 2002 and has been cooperating with numerous projects for the renovation of the architectural heritage in the surroundings of Chieti (in Central Italy). Since 2011 he has been a member of the National Committee of I.N.U. (the Italian Institute for City Planning) “An operational development of the city planning and resources”; while since 2013 he has been a member of the Association on Architects of the Province of Chieti. In 2014 he achieved a masterclass programme in “Law and Management for the Landscape and Environment” with a thesis about the measures in safeguard of light pollution in the Region of Abruzzo.