More on the difficulty of balancing ancient and modern – in Rome and beyond. A piece in The Independent prompted by recent complaints from Tommaso Pincio in/on the Eternal City. It also brought this story from 2010 to mind – ‘commercialising … Continue reading →
The Phoenix Project considers examples of regeneration and restoration from ancient history. The fundamental premise here is that ancient efforts to establish order out of disorder offer parallels still useful to any contemporary society in, or emerging from, serious crisis.