Tag Archives: Aldo Rossi

Venice Myths: Is There Only ONE (or TWO)(or THREE) “Canal”?

Articles and reviews continue to pop up in fairly high volume on the internet and in published materials stating that Venice has only one waterway actually named a “Canal” – or maybe two, or maybe three. The lack of originality in repeating … Continue reading

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Library, Farm, Market? On Users, Processes and Forms

The Library is one of my strongest early memories of “architecture”, closely paralleled over time by many architectonic forms associated with urban design and with other building types.  “Memory, specificity and the recognition of non-self”, a concept brought out of … Continue reading

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Future Time and Past Time – The City

(Welcome!  This is the 7th post in the “Crafting Places” series, which began on October 4, 2010, with a “Preface”, accessible on-line at http://wp.me/pVUDj-np.  All published posts in the series can be accessed through the “Urban Design” sub-page “Crafting Places” of this “RenaissanceRules” site.) Antecedents and … Continue reading

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Memory Begins Where History Ends

Memory and history. This subject is about people, places, ideas and things.  I broached this subject in an earlier post about a recent conversation with the great American artist John Nieto (actually titled “Memory and History”, linked at http://wp.me/pVUDj-8g on “RenaissanceRules”), and build upon … Continue reading

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Memory and History

Yesterday evening, we had a most enjoyable conversation with renowned American master artist John Nieto at the reception opening his show at Altamira Fine Art in Jackson, Wyoming.  The show includes 30 acrylic paintings of what he loves to portray – … Continue reading

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