Co-founder | Principal

Catania, Italy 1973

Andrea Di Stefano is an architect. He studied History and Theory of Architecture at IUAV in Venice and graduated from the Architectural Association in London.
He was curator of the Architectural Section of the Prague Biennale, collaborated with the New York-based BIOTHING, was partner in ACAB in London and Barcelona and was member of OCEAN NORTH.
In 2005 he co-founded AION with Aleksandra Jaeschke and in 2013 became its sole partner.
He was co-winner of “L’Architecture de la Grande Echelle” Research Programme 2008 in France and co-winner of the Amplify’s Urban Resilience Challenge, UK-Ethiopia, 2016.
He taught and was a researcher in Urban Ecologies at the Ecole Speciale d’Architecture in Paris and academic fellow in Materials Technology at the University of Catania.
He lectured and ran workshops in the UK, Norway, Germany, France, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Argentina and Ethiopia. His work has been featured in various publications and international exhibitions such as “27/37 Exhibition of Young Italian Architecture” at the Shanghai Expo 2010, the Buenos Aires International Biennal de Arquitectura in 2011 and the “ARCHITEKTUR!” conference held at the MAXXI Museum in Rome in 2012. In 2013 AION held the solo exhibition “AION: Eco-Machines” in the Wroclaw Museum of Architecture in Poland.
In 2010 he received the Newitalianblood award for one of the TOP 10 Architects Under 40 in Italy and in Poland, in 2011 he was awarded the prestigious Europe 40 Under 40 and in 2015 he was nominated for the Iakov Chernikhov Prize. |  Curriculum Vitae

Senior Architect

born in Catania, Italy in 1980 | studied and graduated at University of Catania in 2008 | registered architect since 2009 | is a Sicily-based designer with interests in computation, data-driven design and digital manufacturing | since 2013 he has been collaborating with Co-de-iT, with them organizes the “Parametric Fields Workshop” series and periodically conducting seminars at Academies and Universities | he join in AION since February 2009 | blog



DANIELE CATANIA (Structural Engineer), ANTONIO DI CARO (Energy and Environmental Engineer), NICOLA IMPOLLONIA (Structural Engineer), TRAMENUDE (Graphic and Web design), 4LAYERS (3D visualization), GIUSEPPE PUGLISI (3D visualization)


CHON SAKHAKROTH (Engineer), TIT SOTHOL (Engineer), LAY VANDA (Architect), SALVO MEZZASALMA (Architect), LI HSIN (Architect), ALBERTO LACAGNINA (Architect), MASSIMO D’AIELLO (Architect), CORRADO CANNATA (Architect), ROBERTA CONTI (Architect), ROSSELLA PISANO (Architect), NINA RADOSAVLJEVIC (Architect), CARLA LANDA (Architect), ALEKSANDRA MROWCA (Architect), JULIA MODLINKSA (Architect), DAGNA MIRECKA (Architect), PAOLO TRINGALI (Architect), FRANCESCO GIUNTA (Architect), ANDREA ROMANO (Building Technician), FRANCESCO MINNITI (Architect), LIVIA RAO (Architect), FABRIZIO ACCOLLA (Architect), FRANCESCO MONCADA (Architect).