After graduating in architecture from IUAV University of Venice Francesca Chiorino went on to study at the Escola Técnica Superior d'Arquitectura in Barcelona. In 2005 she joined the editorial staff of the magazine Casabella. For Electa she has written Case in Giappone (2005), Architettura e Vino. Nuove Cantine e il Culto del Vino (2007), Cantine Secolo XXI. Architetture e Paesaggi del Vino (2011) and has curated the volume Palazzo Bricherasio, Banca Patrimoni Sella & C. (2014). In 2011 she opened her own firm, Carpano-Chiorino Architetti, in Biella. She curated the 2013 and 2015 editions of the Premio Federico Maggia, with the relevant catalogues, for the Fondazione Sella. With Marco Mulazzani she co-authored Vivere le Alpi. Materiali per una Ricerca for the Triennale in Milan in 2015 and is currently awaiting publication of her latest book, Superquaderno di Architettura Alpina, for the Courmayeur Mont-Blanc Foundation.