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Goodbye Bernardo Secchi, contemporary urban planner

This post is dedicated to Bernardo Secchi, Professor of Urban Planning at the Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia (IUAV), who just passed away.

We met him a few years ago at the Appartamento Milan for one of the events in the ‘Dialoghi’ series.  He talked to us about his projects, including ‘Le Grand Paris’, explaining how design and urban planning are more similar than one might think. Both disciplines, according to Secchi, need to study how people move in space and pursue the goal of improving lives through design projects.

Bernardo Secchi

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