UNREALIZED VENICE: MASIERI MEMORIAL BY FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT

As announced here, from this April we are starting a new project in collaboration with Venice in Pattern: a person, a place, one story, many emotions.

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Personality: Frank Lloyd Wright.

Place: Masieri Memorial on the Grand Canal, unrealized project.

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April is a promise that May is bound to keep” once said Hal Borland. It is quite true. April is not winter and it is not summer, just spring, an unrealized time of change. Continue reading “UNREALIZED VENICE: MASIERI MEMORIAL BY FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT”

COSTANTINI GLASS BEADS – A FAMILY TRADITION AND A NEW AND INNOVATIVE APPROACH

written by Behind Venice, pics by Behind Venice

In this trip called Behind Venice, we will discover the Venetian craftsmanship. The first stop is at the historic glass pearl factory Costantini Glass Beads.
Take the water bus (Vaporetto) and stop at Murano Venier, get off and, first left and then right, you are in Calle del Cimitero, in front of the door of the centennial factory, which since 2006 is owned by Alessandro Moretti, the grandson of Ubaldo Costantini (his great-grandfather) and Cleto Costantini (his grandfather).

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Alessandro Moretti di Costantini Glass Beads

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AN ACADEMIC RESEARCH ABOUT VENICE’S SUSTAINABILITY

by Camille, Constance & Josefa

Venice is a renowned, mysterious city that attracts millions of tourists every year. But behind the carnivals, canals, gondolas, and masks, few people seem to truly know what makes the Serenissima so special: its inhabitants. Venice bridge

Venice without Venetians would merely be an architectural achievement—judging Venice solely for its beauty would be ignoring the rich, ancestral culture that Venetians still endeavour to maintain, despite the numerous threats brought about by careless tourists, climate change, or gentrification.  Continue reading “AN ACADEMIC RESEARCH ABOUT VENICE’S SUSTAINABILITY”

BEHIND VENICE – A PROJECT ABOUT AND FOR VENETIAN ARTISANS

WRITTEN BY BEHIND VENICE

Behind Venice is a project that aims to help, totally free of charge and voluntarily, the Venetian Artisans. Behind Venice provides artisans with a starting kit for their digital communication, in order to generate an archive of photos and videos of their works and shops (bóteghe) and an interactive map in which all the craft activities will be indicated.

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Lidia and Olena di Ca’ Beltà, dressmaker and fashion designer

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