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    Rethinking how we inhabit Rome

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    “I draw so I can see.” – Carlo Scarpa

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Exhaustive knowledge and passion for Rome, always building on the past.

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Innovation, combined with  pragmatism and project management skills.

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Unprecedented access to unforgettable places and people.

Sustainability

Ecologically-conscious architecture and urban design projects for public and private clients.

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Local knowledge, local contacts in Rome and all of Italy.

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Valuing Italy’s cultural heritage and keeping it alive with new energy.

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Signum Vortumni: Excavation in Rome’s Archaeological Park

November 11, 2016

TRA_20 has been helping out this month with the excavation in the Roman Forum led by our colleagues at ISAR, the International Society for Archaeology, Art and Architecture of Rome (in…

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Fuksas Nuvola unveiling

November 8, 2016

For years I have been following the vicissitudes of Massimiliano Fuksas’ EUR project, dubbed “the Cloud” and it has now officially been completed. Rather, it has been inaugurated, which in…

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African Architecture at Casa dell’Architettura

We are thankful to our friend Cinzia Abbate (Studio AeV Abbate e Vigevano Architetti Associati) for organizing the exhibition “Architecture in Namibia. Archaeology of the future: tomorrow’s architectural landscape”, from 15…

DWELL: urban place-making projects

A selection of projects and initiatives for cities (mostly for Rome)

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INHABIT: architecture, interiors and design

Some past projects by TRA_20

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SEE: Sketches and Watercolors

I love sketching, at home in Rome or on the road wherever I go. Here are a few.

For a complete portfolio of sketches