Vittoria Traverso is a freelance writer and researcher based in Italy and New York City who is specialized in place-based writing and global trends. A Geography graduate, Vittoria has worked as a researcher for public and private organizations before becoming a journalist. Her work has been published on Atlas Obscura and BBC among other outlets.
Arcologies can be considered a precursor of today's smart cities
Arcosanti is a projected experimental town with a molten bronze bell casting business in central Arizona, which was posited by Italian-American architect Paolo Soleri.