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Rebuilding Italy Posted by on Sep 2, 2016

In my previous blog, La Terra Trema, I looked at some of the long term implications of Italy’s recent disastrous earthquake. I suggested that you tried to read Renzo Piano’s opinion on how Italy should tackle the logistics of rebuilding what has been destroyed and safeguarding that which still stands. Here is my English translation of…

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La Terra Trema! Posted by on Aug 31, 2016

The deadly earthquake which wreaked havoc in central Italy on the 24th of August can teach us as much about Italian culture as it can about Italy’s geophysical qualities. On the one hand we’ve witnessed the incredible solidarity and determination to help in any way possible which has emerged from a normally parochial and divided…

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