Nadir Bonaccorso, was born in Milan, in 1967. In 1997 led his own office (nbAA). He starts working with passive solar energy in architecture, extending his interests on research, applied to competitions. Invited to teach project at the UML (Lisbon), at Esad (Matosinhos) and at INTA (Sobral, Brazil). Endorser for the Green Building European Program. Member of the Council and Vice-President of the OASRS between 2008 and 2012. Worth mention the special prize of the Sustainable Architecture Award Fassa Bortolo (3rd edition), First prize in the international competition ARCHI-EUROPE-SAIE selection 09. Selected for the Biennal of São Paulo and for the 54th Bienal of Venice. He presented his work and have been published, nationally and internationally. In 2012 release his monography fuNking life. Currently is developing his Ph.D on passive strategies for poor dwellings in tropical climate. His center of interest is the need of change of paradigm to respond at the actual planetary challenges.