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Architecture & Engineering


By Clair Enlow

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November 18, 2009

Design Perspectives: Building can take forever in the Eternal City

Special to the Journal

Italy may have invented the term “the good life.” Along with many other places in Europe, this is a great place to look at models for living well at a small scale, construction that is meant to last, and communities that live and endure.

This is the land of slow food, timeless stone buildings and, of course, the Eternal City, Rome. But over here, not everyone is happy with the timing of things.

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