Vortex_A is an architectural practice headed by Giacinto Cerviere. His works focus on theoretical aspects of the great utopias from architecture to engineering of the 20th c., until to the visionary potential of marginal areas and to the complex problems of urban systems. Cerviere graduated in 1998 from the Faculty of Architecture of Naples "Federico II". In March 1999 he received a Ph.D. in Architectural Design, to conduct a long historical-critical research on Antonio Sant'Elia. In 2002-04 he was Postdoc researcher studying the historical relationship between the architecture and the theoretical 20th c. avant-garde.
In 2009 Cerviere was selected for a special issue of Domus magazine of the new generation of Italian architects. In 2011 he was a contributor in the catalogue of the Italian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. In September has exhibited in Tokyo and Toronto in the exhibition "Italy Now" at the UIA World Congress. In 2011-12 he was invited at Festarch of Perugia. Cerviere has been Adjunct Professor at several southern Italy universities. In 2014 he received the Italian Qualification as Associate Professor in Architectural Design. Cerviere is editor of Cameracronica Magazine. In 2015 Cerviere founded Oil Forest League, the first Free school of design and environment, inspired by Spanish anarchist schools.