The individual's participation in the definition of his or her habitat is one of the means to "capitalize" on a portion of time, the time that becomes "free".
Francois Roche, 1995
...and particularly in Italy, the countryside is dotted with examples of what he dubbed "incomplete architecture": skeletons of buildings, some with scaffolding still in place, which are nonetheless inhabited as residences. The permanent state of construction is maintained in order to take advantage of a peculiar tax loophole in the regulatory framework. In these areas, property tax is due only after a building's completion. "If you don't finish the house, you don't pay taxes on it."