Preview in the Rome Convention Center (The Cloud) – Studio Fuksas

As an architect I was certainly grateful to be one of the first post construction visitors to actually enter this building during it’s preview opening period in December 2016, empty, untouched. This is a special moment as you see the …

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Megacity Now

The city, a dense concentration of living beings, a constellation of buildings, with any sort of possible infrastructure man can imagine, is a place that will never bore me. For instance, this huge structure, so called Tangenziale Est, in the city of …

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Radio Valves – Industrial Product Photography

Personally, I think  that radio valves are somewhat fascinating. They look to me like elegant and sophisticated light bulbs, which I would look at for hours. As a matter of fact, you can notice that they are not just a technological …

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Landscape of a Winter Seaside

Winter Seaside, water and abandoned structures in Ostia Rome

Rome is a large city, with many interesting peculiarities: one of them is that it is quite near the sea. With about a 20 minutes drive you land on an extensive seaside in the Ostia – Fiumicino area. The sea …

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Tower Crane – Construction Site Photography

Construction Site Photography Crane - Fotografia Architettonica Siti in Costruzione

Almost every building construction site has a tower crane. What is it for? It is mostly used to transport material during construction phases. It is clearly visible from far away. It clearly indicates that something is being built. It may …

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Ponte dell’Industria – Industrial Archeology in Rome

Industrial Archeology - Architectural Photography © Fabio De Farro

Ponte dell’Industria (1862-1863), once called Ponte San Paolo, known also as “Ponte di Ferro, is an example of  an early bridge conversion, since year 1910, from it’s original railway function, to the actual 2 way transit road, Via del Porto …

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Industrial Archeology along the Tiber

Industrial Archeology - Architectural Photography © Fabio De Farro

Industrial Archeology along the Tiber is an abstract of a major ongoing research of the industrial Ostiense remains area in Rome Italy. These are the enormouse cranes that still hover the Tiber once used to pickup and distribute coal from …

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