Matteo Poli graduates at the Politecnico di Milano in 1997, after studying at ETSAB Barcelona and TUD Delft.
He worked with West 8 – Adriaan Geuze in 1997 and with the Office for Metropolitan Architecture – Rem Koolhaas between 1998 and 2008. Between 1999 and 2005 he has been a partner of 99IC AMD and between 2005 and 2007 of CicliMA. He has been editor for DOMUS (2004-2007) and for Abitare (2008 – present).
He has been lecturing in several European, Asian and American universities, publishing books and articles on landscape, architecture and urban design.