Franco La Cecla is an anthropologist and an urban planner. He taught cultural anthropology in Berkeley, Paris, Venice, Bologna, and Milan.
Author of essays for several publishing houses including Einaudi, Il Mulino, Eleuthera. In his works he has repeatedly tackled the theme of the organization of contemporary space between localism and globalization, focusing, in particular, on the thresholds, and on the boundaries between cultures.
In addition, he has created several documentaries, one of which, "In Altro Mare" won the Best Coastal Culture Film award at the 2010 San Francisco Ocean Film Festival. Franco La Cecla is currently in production with RAI television on a series based on his book "Against Architecture".