My book ‘Venice in Environmental Peril? Myth and Reality’ published in the USA

My book below is published in the USA this week and can be ordered from Amazon.com, the French, Japanese and Canadian Amazon websites and other websites. It will be available for delivery from the UK soon. Here is the link to order from Amazon.com: Venice in Environmental Peril? Myth and Reality Description: Venice and its … Continue reading

Entrepreneurs to help restore St Mark’s Square?

An appeal was launched on 9 February 2011 by Venice City Council requesting €1 million of private funds to assist restoration of Venice’s St Mark’s Square. Pavements and doorways on the Square need urgent restoration. Venice City Council has allocated €300,000 for this work. Alessandro Maggioni, Venice’s Councillor of public works, has called on entrepreneurs … Continue reading

Dr Dominic Standish – Academic and Author

Dominic, Riccardo, Laura and Steffan, on Constitution Bridge, Venice, 2010. The Constitution Bridge over the Grand Canal opened in 2008. It is a welcome example of development in the city, but was berated as a modern eyesore. It is the fourth bridge over the Grand Canal and Venice’s first new bridge for 70 years. Designed … Continue reading

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