is an alternative to the conventional approach in which design and construction are split into non-interactive processes, involving separate personnel, separate contracts, and separate work. Design-build fosters collaboration and teamwork between designers and builders, creating an ongoing alliance that emphasizes consistent carry-through from initial concept to finished detail.
Livio Stabile was born in Italy in 1980 and completed his architecture degree at the University of Rome (Roma Tre); since 2006 has been a licensed architect with the Naples Board of Architects. He is an international associate of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). In 2007 he worked in the planning department of architect Paolo Soleriâ€™s urban laboratory, Arcosanti, in Arizona. Now based in Los Angeles, he has focused on high-end residential and commercial projects (in West Hollywood, Silver Lake, Beverly Hills, Palm Springs, as well as Panama City and Hawaii), having previously realized residential projects in the historical center of Rome and in Bordeaux, France, in collaboration with Script Atelier dâ€™Achitecture.