Piero Meogrossi graduated with honours in architecture in Rome (1974), and practised professionally until 1980, when he became a MiBACT inspector at the Venice Superintendency for Monuments (1980-1983) and then director of the Special Archaeological Superintendency of Rome (1983-2011). Throughout his career he has worked in monument restoration, archaeological landscapes and urban transformation, been active in Italy and abroad in monument restoration and landscape recovery at various levels, and contributed to the publication of major works such as disegno FORMA URBIS ROMAE (Rome 1986-2019); Disco-di Festos a Lentas (Crete 2004-2016); Villa-Teatro di Alvise Cornaro, Codevigo, Venice (1981-83). He has taken part in national and international architecture competitions, and held courses and seminars on Restoration in Archaeology (Politeknik Warsawe 1974; IUAV 1982; Roger Williams, US 2001; Architektur Beograd 2015-2018; Architettura Roma (1999-2019). Since 1987 he has explored the forms of ancient landscaping, analysing the topographical identity of XXI Aprile in the Forma Urbis Romae and holding numerous conferences and exhibitions in Italy (c.f. approcci archeologici per il disegno di Roma e la Megali Ellas (1987-2018).