Books published & Editorial publications
Since University time he collaborated with the magazine “Tuttotrasporti” editoriale Domus (Italy) as a contributing editor and designer. He is author of three books on the history of design focusing on the transportation design and mobile architecture. "Veicoli a motore-transportation design" published by Edizioni Gribaudo-Feltrinelli 2006 (Italy), history of 2CV Citroen published by Edizioni Gribaudo-Feltrinelli 2009 (Italy) and "Homes on the move - Mobile Architecture", published by Ullmann 2010 (Germany). amazon.com/author/donatonappo
Homes on the move
The book by Donato Nappo edited by Ullmann (Germany)
From tents to legendary, eternally popular accommodationon wheels such as caravans and campers; from trailer homes to state of the art mobile structures for events or emergency situations, to the use of containers as ready-mades for contemporary pre-fab architecture: cheap, easy to build and environmentally-conscious. You will and all this and more in this fascinating, original book, with beautiful colour images and detailed information on some key projects and creations in the multifaceted world of mobile accommodation. This absorbing journey started at the beginning of the last century, with the Far Westpioneers and their wagons, precursors of modern caravans, up to the advent of the rst caravans pulled by motor vehicles. We explore the 30s, with the first pre-fabricated wooden houses, then the 60s, and the Utopian constructions of the Drop City hippy commune in Colorado, before coming to the present day, where practicality is combined with respect for nature and the use of materials of low environmental impact.T his book is a must for all those who succumb to the appeal of mobile accommodation, but also for those who design and construct homes on wheels, as anessential source of reference. buy The book "Homes on the Move
2 CV Citroen
The book "2CV" by Donato Nappo edited by Edizioni Gribaudo-Feltrinelli (Italy),Tectum (France)
Flaminio Bertoni, designer at Citroèn from the Thirties to the Sixties, reckoned that cars had to "set trends, not follow them". There is no doubt that the 2CV perfectly encapsulates this phenomenon. With over 5 million cars produced between 1948 and 1991, the 2CV spanned an era that goes from the Second World War to the fall of the Berlin wall, remaining true to its mission. .....
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The book "veicoli a motori - Transportation design" by Donato Nappo edited by Gribaudo-Feltrinelli
Book on the history of design of transport from 1886 until 2005, from cars to motorcycles, from trucks to buses, told through the description of more than 150 models of particular significance. Short curiosity, features and insights for any motor vehicle within each tab.
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