Mimma Caldarola, an architect, was born in Bari in 1962. She received her degree from the University of Venice IUAV (Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia).

She has been living and working in Parma since 1989.

She shared Guido Canali’s journey of research for two decades. She was part of his team from 1989 to 2009, during which time she gained important professional experience in the fields of historic restoration, the design of high quality spaces, for working and living.

In 2009 she founded 'spaziolaboratorio', a new architectural and environmental research team.