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Tuscan Towers: Medieval Highrise of San Gimignano

As I surveyed the lush, rolling hills, woods and vineyards of the Tuscan landscape from the medieval hill town of San Gimignano, I couldn’t help but wonder why the Romans ever bothered to head off to invade hostile enclaves and dark forests of Northern … Continue reading

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Brave New Worlds

A High-Rise Future ? Our cities are changing and not just in Eastern China or the Gulf States; on a recent visit to Milan, I turned a corner in one of the City’s older districts to be confronted by a towering utopia of shining … Continue reading

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