Luca Scacchetti was born in 1952 in Milan. After he graduated from the Department of Architecture in Milan Polytechnic, he taught at various institutes like the European Institue of Design, the Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan and Milan Polytechnic.
From 1990 to 1995, he was the head of the Department of Architecture at the European Institute of Design.
In 1978 he established Studio di Architettura Luca Scacchetti, where he collaborates with architects, city planners, historians, engineers and designers.
Scacchetti still writes articles on the history of architecture; architectural design methods and the relation between these methods and industrial design. He also , participates in many conventions and conferences in Italy, Europe, the Middle East, the Far East and the United States.