Day: July 20, 2020

Venice has been combating floods for hundreds of years. It is losing – CNET

Venice has been combating floods for hundreds of years. It is losing – CNET

Libreria Acqua Alta is Instagram famous. More than 30,000 people have tagged themselves visiting the enchanting bookstore, but unlike other popular buildings in Venice, Libreria Acqua Alta isn’t a church or canalside palazzo. It’s quintessentially Venice in another way: It’s designed to outsmart the floods that have plagued the city for centuries.Inside you’ll find books…

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