What if Venice Dies? Are Architects to Blame?

In The Stones of Venice, John Ruskin decries the ways the modern world is destroying the fragile particularity that is Venice. His biggest worries? Train travel and classical arches. God only knows what he would he make of Aqualta 2060, a proposal presented at the 2010 biennale to ring Venice with skyscrapers.

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https://archpaper.com/2017/05/if-venice-dies-book/



 
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