Exhaustive knowledge and passion for Rome, always building on the past.
Innovation, combined with pragmatism and project management skills.
Unprecedented access to unforgettable places and people.
Ecologically-conscious architecture and urban design projects for public and private clients.
Local knowledge, local contacts in Rome and all of Italy.
Valuing Italy’s cultural heritage and keeping it alive with new energy.
Some recent place-making posts
On a recent architectural walk we stopped in to visit Villa Torlonia, ducking out of a downpour just in time to take shelter in the grand palace. Remodeled by Valadier…
I actually suggested to friends the other day that there should be a special tax on visitors to Rome in April and early May. The city is just too beautiful…
Trying times to try to maintain optimism in Rome. But it is getting harder.
Talks, Walks and Workshops
Tom builds on his real-world experience in Italy and in the world of sustainable design to fuel exciting presentations, combining rigorous preparation with a passion for improvisation.
Off-the-beaten-track educational explorations through Rome. Our focus is on Rome’s architectural riches but in our explorations we occasionally stop for a coffee or culinary tasting, step into an artisan’s shop or a cloister or descend to visit underground ruins.
Studio TRA_20 custom designs private programs for families, institutions or individuals. We excel at educating professionals and laypeople in architecture, art and urban history.