Having worked at Eisenman Architects in New York and studied at Columbia University, Andrea Stipa set up stipaarchitettura in 2001. Since its inception the practice has sought to express itself through both built projects and exhibitions including the Soundscape: music district project for the 10th Venice Biennale of Architecture that was awarded the Giancarlo de Carlo prize in 2006. The practice has designed and realized various residential, public and commercial developments with a great diversity: cinema complexes, private houses, a church in Siena and the check-in building for the airport of Turin and was responsible for the construction site of the Japan Pavilion for the Milan EXPO 2015. Starting in 2017 he collaborates with several architects with the name stipa+architects.

Since 2015 he is a consultant for the World Food Programme of the United Natrions working in Central Africa Republic, Zimbabwe and Bangladesh. He was head of the engineering teams who developed warehouses, residential and offices buildings. In Bangladesh he coordinated a team involved in different enviromental engineering projects built in the Rohinya camp in Cox's Bazar.