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A celebration of the Piaggio Group’s 130 years of history was held on March 23rd in Milan’s Teatro Vetra with an emphasis on its present and future plans. Speakers included Roberto Colaninno, president and CEO of the IMMSI holding company, to which the Piaggio Group belongs, and Stefano Belisari (“Elio” of the Italian band Elio e le Storie Tese). The centerpiece of the celebration was the limited edition volume FuturPiaggio (though the tantalizing presence of
 
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- March 25, 2017

It’s University Press Week and my colleague at Harvard University Press, Greg Kornbluh, was kind enough to ask me to write something up for the occasion regarding the role of academic presses and the future of scholarly books. The post begins by addressing the question of “what is a scholarly book?” with respect to what scholarly books have been over the course of the past century. It then transitions to another set of questions–questions of
 
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- November 12, 2013

With my friends and collaborators Elisabetta Terragni (Studio Terragni Architetti; Como/New York) and Daniele Ledda (xy comm; Milan), I’ve been musing over how to install our Panorama of the Cold War project at the MAXXI in Rome for the upcoming exhibition MIGRANTI. The show in question will be concerned with the migratory patterns of contemporary Italian architecture and its impact on the design process and product. In our case the focus is on our transatlantic
 
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- August 18, 2013

Panorama of the Cold War, my collaboration with Elisabetta Terragni (Studio Terragni Architetti) and Daniele Ledda (XY Comm) will be featured in the Albanian pavilion of the 2012 Venice Biennale di Architettura. There it will be documented in a hall dedicated to the problems and opportunities posed by the military infrastructure left over from the Enver Hoxa years (1944-1985). Though approved by various national councils and ministries, the project is currently mired in practical and
 
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- August 27, 2012
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