Gabrielle’s postcard for Gabriele Basilico in the Journal of Architecture

One year ago, a postcard Gabrielle wrote for another Gabriele came out in the Journal of Architecture. Who knew that this meditation on how an empty street might not be empty at all—that life might be just behind the walls, just outside the frame, just a few seconds earlier “at once precious and endangered”—would be so prescient for the lives of cities in 2020?

Read Gabrielle & Gabriele’s postcard from Palermo (or scroll down to read it)
Read the whole series of Gabriele Basilico : Postcards and the full special issue on Basilico

Photo: Gabriele Basilico, Palermo, 1998. © Archivio Gabriele Basilico.