A new museum, a new cultural centre of international appeal that is multifaceted and encyclopaedic, polychrome and kaleidoscopic, flexible and eclectic. A ‘knowledge factory’ that will showcase the ‘fundamental’ 100 years that revolutionized the world, the major social, economic, demographic, (...)
“One morning in 1961 at the Querini Stampalia, I asked him to keep water outside the palace… He looked at me and after a pause he said: “Inside, inside! Water must be inside, like everywhere in the city. We just need to control and use it as a shining and reflecting substance. You will see the (...)
Territories of the eaves and routes of waterways in the Veneto
The project aims to understand within a single "container", the Living Museum of the lagoon of Venice and the territories of the eaves, a series of specific actions closely related to each other and held together by the strong characteristic element, spatial planning so particular, that has (...)
On February 14th 2013, was presented at the Ateneo Veneto the book The square in European city. Places, paradigms, good design practices, edited by Franco Mancuso and published by Il Poligrafo (2012). The book covers the most significant experiences regarding redevelopment and revitalization of (...)
It’s been awarded to the Portuguese Álvaro Siza Vieira the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of 13. International Architecture Exhibition - Common Ground (Venice, Giardini and Arsenale, 29 August to 25 November 2012). The decision was taken by the Board of the Biennale di Venezia, chaired by (...)
RAMSES (acronym of Rilievo Altimetrico, Modellazione Spaziale E Scansione3D – Altimetric Survey, Spatial Modeling and 3D scan) is an initiative that aimed to trace a three-dimensional relief of the historic centre of the city of Venice: its has been promoted by the municipal administration that (...)
The Quaderno 8 by Fondazione Venezia 2000 has been published
The commitment of Fondazione Venezia 2000 to the Venetian Metropolis didn’t end with the OECD report, indeed this was only the stepping-stone in the development of a support project for the construction of the metropolitan city.
In his intervention, published on the Quaderno 8, Cesare De (...)
The renovations of the Porta Nuova Tower at the Arsenale have been finalised
The ’Second Chance’ Project has been launched
after the completion of the restoration works in April 2011.
The tower is the place where the Pilot Action of the European Project Second Chance is implemented by the Arsenale of Venice spa and the Municipality of Venice that are partners together (...)