Roma Interrotta, Cities Interrupted

For my readers in Rome (at least those with Italian language skills and architectural interests): come to the talk by Piero Sartogo this Friday 17 May 4:00 pm at the Sapienza University Architecture Department, Aula Bruno Zevi.

I met Sartogo years ago but got to know him better this year when we both participated in a panel presenting Iolanda Lima’s book on Bruno Zevi.… read more

Studio Rome

Studio Rome Workshops

Join our small group (no more than six), off-the-beaten-track workshops.

  • Hands-on experience working with maps and measurements, timelines and time travel.
  • The geographic area we cover is between Castel Sant’Angelo and Piazza Navona
  • The historic periods run from the Etruscans to today’s Romans.
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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, part of Italy’s civil protection organization. The subject was calamities, whether environmental or anthropic, and how to prepare and respond.… read more