Architect, critic, curator, full professor of Theory and Architectural Design at the University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli".
Editorial director of Platform Architecture and Design magazine, he collaborates as an independent author with Italian and foreign newspapers and magazines, including Corriere della Sera, La Stampa, L’Espresso, Domani, Domus, Lotus.
From 1995 to 2019 he was editorial manager of the Architecture and Design for Skira publishing. He currently collaborates for Architecture and special projects with the Marsilio Group. In October 2020 Luca Molinari has been appointed scientific director of M9 Museum.
In 2014 he founded his own firm Luca Molinari Studio in Milan, which tailors and supplies integrated services of curatorship, consulting, and project management within the fields of architecture and museum management.
He received the Ernesto Nathan Rogers Award for architectural criticism and communication in the context of the 10th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia and the UIA Jean Tschumi Prize for Architectural Criticism.
Among his latest publications Dismisura (Skira, 2019) and Le case che siamo (nottetempo, 2016).Among the latest curatorial projects: architecture coordinator for the ADI Design Museum (Milan, 2019); The Master of the Net Garden (Suzhou, 2019); The far / o / other, (Istanbul, 2019); Divine Section. Italian architecture for the Divine Comedy (Reggia di Caserta, 2018); scientific curatorship for the new Museum of the History of the City of Istanbul (Istanbul, 2016 – 2019); scientific coordination of the nine Clusters exhibitions, Expo Milano 2015