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Research

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

Design

Innovation, combined with  pragmatism and project management skills.

Place

Unprecedented access to unforgettable places and people.

Sustainability

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

People

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Culture

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

Blog

Some recent place-making posts

Piazza Tevere Rising

September 29, 2020

I spent a blissful hour lounging on the banks of the Tiber today, taking in the September sun after several days of rain. I had put off my “site inspection”…

Learning from Afar

July 20, 2020

As an American living in the heart of Rome (for almost thirty years now) and involved in teaching and travel consulting, the changes that I’ve seen since the start of…

Reflections from Rome

June 14, 2020

We’re dealing with big problems, can we deal with the biggest of all? I took a long walk through Rome this morning, did a little sketching, enjoyed the late spring…

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