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Some recent place-making posts

Project for Public Space Great Places

Urban Placemaking Case Studies

June 2, 2021

We encounter great projects more and more frequently in our real and virtual explorations and I’ve always wanted to file them away for future reference and to share with students…

Inside the Venice Architecture Biennale

Reporting from the Biennale di Venezia

May 24, 2021

This will almost certainly be a multi-post series as the Architecture Biennale contains far too much for a short post and our short attention spans. In this first post, some…

Reviewing Augustus’ Tomb

March 11, 2021

Yesterday I checked out the restoration in progress at the Mausoleo di Augusto, Augustus’ tomb. I was lucky to get in. On December 21st, when they launched the invitation to…

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