Archivi tag: Florence

Drones over the Duomo with the Mayor as testimonial

On Friday, June 17th, at 6 p.m. in Piazza Santa Maria Novella in Florence, a sit-in will be held to protest the future droning of our city. Flying creatures are welcome, as long as they are non-electronic. Venerdì 17 giugno, … Continua a leggere

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Salvatore Leggiero (Leggiero UK Ltd, Camera Fiorentina Orchestra) arrested in Italy

Just got the news of the arrest of Salvatore Leggiero, the man who turns pumkins into buildings and buildings into pumpkins. Salvatore Leggiero is a real estate entrepreneur, founder of Leggiero UK Ltd (along with a certain Halim Saad, CEO … Continua a leggere

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Architects and Popular Urbanologists

Our commenter Peucezio, who often has paradoxical but brilliant reflections, writes : “Architects are by definition enemies of the human race.” My reply. We have so many architects in our ranks, here in the resistance in Florence’s Oltrarno, that we … Continua a leggere

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The world our fathers built for us, and the No Incinerator Moms

Originally in Italian Yesterday I got onto bus 35 to the Piagge district of Florence, where there was a meeting of the Mamme No Inceneritore (“No Incinerator Moms”). Along the way, one can understand the inevitable rise of a movement … Continua a leggere

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