ecosistema is a design studio founded in 2010. It specializes in sustainable architecture and makes use of international partners including Arup, a leading company for sustainability, and Treedom, a platform for the reforestation of natural areas.

 

founder


Mario Coppola, architect and researcher, teaches architectural design at the Federico II University. He mainly deals with the relationships and conflicts between built space, community and climate change; on these topics he has written essays and novels including Un’architettura della complessità (Mimesis 2021) and In cima al mondo, in fondo al cuore (Giunti 2017). He has taught and lectured in a number of universities (Architectural Association of London, Politecnico di Milano, IUAV, NABA, Accademia di Siracusa), his articles and projects have been published in magazines and newspapers including Domus, Exibart, Artribune, La Repubblica, Il Corriere della Sera. In 2017 he inaugurated Cosmogonie, the solo exhibition at the Plart museum of Naples, and published the manifesto of posthuman architecture (Domus 1016). In 2018 his work is on display at the Milan Triennale, in 2021 at the Salone del Mobile di Milano and in the Italian Pavilion of the XVII Venice Biennale.

 

collaborators


Chiara Pisapia is an architect and computational designer. Always interested in sustainable design, she graduated in 2018 with honors from the DiARC in Naples with an experimental thesis in parametric design and specialized in architectural visualization.

Ludovico Fariello is a civil engineer. He graduated with honors from the University of Naples Federico II in 2011 and specializes in the design of HVAC systems and energy upgrades thanks to the collaboration with the Federico II Technical Office. Since 2014 he has been teaching in collaboration with DETEC Federico II in the course of “Air Conditioning Systems” for students of Mechanical Engineering.

Francesco Taglialatela is a structural engineer. He graduated with honors in 2001 from the Second University of Naples, worked in various engineering companies (AudingIntraesa, TunnelConsult) participating in the design of infrastructures in various countries. He worked, among other things, at the New EAV station of Monte S. Angelo with Anish Kapoor.

Alfredo Passaro is a civil engineer. He is responsible for accounting and estimates in the procurement and tenders sector. He has been involved in the design and management of public works quality checks and in the adjustment of internal systems.