With an Italian background, Daniela got her Professional Master degree in Architecture at La Sapienza University of Rome. During the five years program she received one-year Erasmus scholarship in Lisbon where she studied under the supervision of Manuel Aires Mateus. She moved to New York in 2009 and after some freelance experience she started a collaboration with Eisenman Architects. There she focused her work on the schematic design and design development of a residential building project among numerous competitions. In 2011 she got into the Advanced Architectural Design program at Columbia University and she is currently candidate student 2012. She now lives in New York.