Mark Hinshaw

Mark Hinshaw is a retired architect and city planner who lived in Seattle for more than 40 years. For 12 years he had a regular column on architecture for The Seattle Times and later was a frequent contributor to Crosscut. He now lives in a small hill town in Italy.

Italy: A Culture of Civic Contribution

A major “pillar” of the Italian constitution obligates people to contribute to their communities. I had never seen such a noble public objective before.