Donald Hart was born in Nouasseur (Morocco) in 1954.  He lived between United States and Italy until 1970. In 1970 he moved stably in Genova Italy where he achieved  his graduation degree in architecture at the "Facoltà di Architettura of Genova" with professor Enrico D. Bona in 1981. In1982 he started his professional activity as a university teacher and as an architect working with Renzo Piano - (RPBW) and for this firm he has become a partner and has worked in Italy, United States of America, Malta, Japan, Germany, Norway, and China.  In 2014 he joined his wife's architectural firm "Elena Carmignani".