No replacement of Venice’s Accademia Bridge

The ‘temporary’ wooden Accademia Bridge (see image below) will not be replaced by a new wooden and steel structure, as announced by Venice’s Public Works Councillor Alessandro Maggioni on 30 November 2011. Even though the proposed replacement was commended by Maggioni for its design (see image below) and being economical, he stated that the primary … Continue reading

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