Licensed Architect in Argentina and in the United States. He is one the principal of P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S. He received his B.Arch from the National University of Rosario, Argentina , and a M.Arch from Columbia University, New York . In New York, he worked for Reiser+Umemoto and Keller Easterling before starting on his own. Spina is a Design Faculty at SCI-Arc since 2001, and the coordinator of the Architectural Technologies Program. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Universities of Yale, Syracuse, Harvard, Berkeley, Vienna, Innsbruck, and Di Tella among others. He is the Co-Author of Embedded [ACDCU, 2010], Co-Editor of Material Beyond Materials [SCI-Arc 2012] and Co-Curator of “Matters of Sensation” at Artists Space . His work has been published and exhibited widely and Spina has given more than 70 lectures around the world.