Pierluigi Bonomo got the Eng.M.Sc. in Building/Engineering-Architecture at University of L'Aquila. He is Ph.D. in Building Engineering-Architecture at University of Pavia. One of the main topics of research is, within the field of architectural technology and energy efficiency in buildings, BIPV (Building Integrated Photovoltaics) with particular attention to the relation between technological innovation of the building skin and architectural language. Since 2013 he works for the Swiss BIPV Competence Centre at SUPSI and he is involved in federal and european research projects on BIPV. He is researcher and responsible for the Advanced Building Skin Team.