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Venice – Connecting the Dots

A previous post, “Venice – Form, Function and Environment” ( http://wp.me/pVUDj-yI ), noted that historian Lewis Mumford chose San Lio and San Barnaba as prime examples of planned communities in the new City of Venice when he wrote his epic “The City … Continue reading

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Venice – Form, Function and Environment

In his monumental work, “The City in History” (Harcourt, Brace, New York, 1981), renowned historian Lewis Mumford provided an outline of what he referred to as a “Typical Parish Island” in Venice, listing and defining its essential components.  They are, A Community Open Space, … Continue reading

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