Gian Piero Santin was born in 1967 and graduated in 1996, at the University of Naples "Federico II", he then specialized in Landascape Architecture at the same University with a further master in Landscape Design and Architecture at Quasar Insitute in Rome. He also attended the seminar on Naturalistic Engineering at the Association of the Architects of Salerno Province. He set up his firm in 1998 in Cava de'Tirreni, Italy, his hometown. From 2005 to 2009 he was member of the City Council Integrated Building Commission of Cava de' Tirreni for environimental and landascape evaluation. He is licensed to cooordinate and manage building site safety, according to Italian Law.