Thomas Rankin

American architect Tom Rankin (MArch, Harvard; BA, Princeton, Fulbright) has lived in Rome, practicing architecture and teaching, since 1991. His work focuses on the historic and emerging city and landscape as a solution to challenges of sustainable design. For decades Tom has led travelling courses to unveil the riches of Italian culture.

Sustainable Service Learning

Our students love to get involved in environmental projects in their adopted city, Rome. Whether this be helping fight climate change through conscientious shopping and recycling, joining in with Retake Rome to clean up public areas, or participating in internships supporting urban agricultural or welcoming immigrants, there are always ways for the study abroad student […]

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Open House Roma

It’s always a thrill to be in Rome when Open House comes around. This non-profit organization has been opening up special sites and properties to the public for over a decade and has become a true annual institution. A wide range of destinations, from tiny modern apartments to huge churches and archaeological sites make up

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Borromini in Boston

Several members of the Borromini Team will be present at the Forum for Education Abroad annual meeting in Boston later this month, on March 20-22. We hope those of you attending will drop in and say hi. Founder Pier Alberto Merli, Visual Media Manager Lu Yuan, and Program Coordinator Lindsay Maldari will be on hand

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