He was born in Turin, Italy, where he graduated at the Faculty of Architecture.
He has the chair of Architectonic design at the Milano Polytechnic University.
Visiting professor at the Architectural School of the Architectural Association in
London. Indentured Professor at the Pratt Institute and at the Columbia University of New York. Indentured Professor at the Architecture Faculty of the Losanna Polytechnic. Visiting professor at the Hochschüle der Künste of Berlin.
Scientific responsible of the XIV Milan Triennal Academic San Luca.
In 1995 it has been founded the Derossi Associati which has been completed with
the participation of the architects Paolo Derossi and Davide Derossi