The rethoric of Pier Luigi Nervi

Pier Luigi Nervi.jpgPier Luigi Nervi was born in Sondrio on 21 June 1891. After finishing high school in Ancona, he moved to Bologna in 1908. Despite a passion for aeronautics, mechanics and chemistry, he opted for a course in civil engineering at the Regia Scuola di Applicazione per Ingegneri of Bologna under the guidance of professor, engineer and entrepreneur Attilio Muggia. He graduated in 1913 after completing a design for a small villa. That same year, Muggia hired him to work at his Bologna-based Società Anonima per Costruzioni Cementizie, a company Muggia had set up in 1908 together with the engineer Leone Poggi.

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