Born in Ragusa in 1977, Giuseppe Gurrieri graduated in architecture from the Politecnico di Milano. After graduation, he worked for some years with Maria Giuseppina Grasso Cannizzo’s practice in Vittoria. In 2008 he opened his own firm in Ragusa, which, with its team of young professionals, today focusses on private residential projects, including new builds, restorations, landscaping, and interior design. He works on projects in Sicily and Puglia, and also conducts research and teaches with Prof. Ori Merom, at the Faculty of Architecture of KTH University in Stockholm. In 2012, during the convention Architects Meet in Selinunte, is selected among the best Sicilian architects under 40 by AIAC (Italian Architecture and Critic Association). In October of the same year he takes part with the arch. Valentina Giampiccolo to the international competition "SAIE SELECTION" organized by BolognaFiere and Archi-Europa and he is awarded with the third prize in the category "housing requalification". In December 2012, during the exhibition "Architettura Oggi!", he's awarded with the first prize in the category "new edifications" with the arch. Nunzio Gabriele Sciveres. In June 2013 is invited by AIAC to take part to the competition young sicilian studios.