Monthly Archives: December 2013

Venice: Its Cemeteries

Why write about cemeteries?  In addition to being an historical, integral and necessary part of an island city that did not have adjacent land areas for that function, long “closed” cemeteries embedded in the urban fabric have left open spaces that give relief to the … Continue reading

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Venice Watersteps

Venice, Italy, is the ultimate meeting of City and Sea on earth, the two inseparably intertwined. What is the simple, yet necessary connection between the constructed City and the Lagoon in Venice? Between campo and boat, or palazzo and ship of commerce?  The … Continue reading

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