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
As part of my teaching for the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Rome Program in Architecture this year I have worked hard to bring as many voices as possible into…
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”…
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…
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.