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Video: San Lorenzo Fuori le Mura

September 13, 2016

One of a short series of architectural videos looking at some of Rome’s hidden treasures. This video is about San Lorenzo Fuori le Mura, one of the churches built by…

Earthquake damage in L'Aquila, 2009

Italy’s Seismic Challenge

Reflecting, after the earthquake in Central Italy, about the country’s ecological risks  Shortly after the 2009 earthquake in l’Aquila I was invited to attend a meeting of the Commissione Nazionale Grandi Rischi,…

TR with William Kentridge

TEVERETERNO thanks Director Tom Rankin

September 3, 2016

TEVERETERNO Director Tom Rankin, a long-time friend of Tevereterno and supporter of its efforts to reactivate Rome’s urban riverfront, has announced that he is stepping down in order to dedicate…

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