Book Detail

Publisher: Giunti Editore

Format: paperback

ISBN: 9788809834514

On Top of the World, From the Bottom of My Heart

Michelangelo is a student in Naples whose dream is to become a famous architect. He loves his city, his girlfriend, and his family – and yet he’s willing to sacrifice. He lands a job with Zaha Hadid in London, but will success bring him happiness?

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 About the Author:

MARIO COPPOLA (1984) is an architect and contract professor in the Architecture Department at the University of Naples. After receiving a second-level Master’s from the Polytechnic University of Milan, he worked for Zaha Hadid Architects in London on numerous projects over a number of years (the first as a twenty-three year old student). In 2010 he definitively left Hadid’s firm and returned to Naples, where he earned his PhD in Design. In 2010 he also founded Ecosistema, a design and architecture studio focusing on projects that aim to create a symbiotic relationship between humans and their environment