During the winter months, Venice suffers from bouts of periodic flooding, known as acqua alta, caused by exceptionally high tides that occur in the northern Adriatic Sea. These floods lasts three to four hours, during which water pour from the canals onto the streets and inside buildings. Continue reading
The new depot building is designed as a sort of enclosing roof, a Noah’s Ark on stilts, with the added advantage did it will forever be beyond the reach of floods. Continue reading
A new bookstore has recently opened in Hangzhou, China, and the inside is kind of amazing to see.
The store is located just above the main plaza, within the commercial center of Star Avenue, in the Binjiang District, and adjacent to Qiantang River. Continue reading