Italian architect Stefano Boeri's vertical forest buildings have now taken root in Milan, Switzerland, France and China. For his latest project, his firm is now returning to its homeland with plans to construct an "Urban Forest" consisting of riverside apartment blocks shrouded in plants and trees. Planned for Treviso in Italy's north, the Cà delle...

Nineteen of the twenty-two artworks that were part of the heritage of the ancient church of San Teonisto in Treviso before the Napoleonic plundering of 1810, returned to the Treviso religious complex on Saturday, January 13. Following the suppression of the religious orders, one of the most well-known decisions from the Napoleonic decrees, the mon...

Era anche lui un ragazzo del '99. Per partecipare alla guerra falsificherà la sua data di nascita (1898 anzichè 1899) per essere arruolato nella Croce Rossa Americana (ARC) come autista di ambulanze. Più volte la sua domanda di arruolamento nell'esercito degli Stati Uniti D'America era stata rifiutata per un problema alla vista. Parliamo di Ernest...

Every autumn, when a new Podestà (mayor) was elected, the fountain flowed with celebratory free wine. Red wine streamed from one of the woman’s breasts while white wine poured from the other. The torrent of free tipples lasted for three days, and the yearly tradition continued up until the fall of the Venetian Republic. The original statue, which w...

An Italian factory worker won the first ever Tiramisu World Cup on Sunday, beating 700 other amateurs to whip up the softest and creamiest version of Italy's famous dessert. Hundreds of would-be pudding maestros descended on the city of Treviso armed with whisks and sieves to compete in the two-day challenge to make the best tiramisu, which means "...

Find some unusual places to visit in Italy for the summer vacation can be the perfect solution to avoid the mass tourism that characterizes the famous locations of the peninsula. Cities like Rome, Florence or Venice are beautiful, but it’s often very difficult to visit them properly. Fortunately, Italy has a lot of amazing spots outside the common...

  WTI Magazine #78    2016 April 15Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   The species known as Cichorium Intybus has been around since the dawn of time as wild chicory, but it took continuous selection and technical improvements to make the prized and famous Radicchio Rosso di Treviso IGP. Its presence in the V...

A new way to move around town, "democratic", eco-friendly and Made in Italy: the new Askoll electric bike eB1 and electric scooter eS1 are already in stores.   The sleek innovative vehicles, the first devoted to the electric mobility entirely designed and manufactured in Italy, stem from the collaboration between Emo design, the industrial d...

Now in its 19th season, Prosecco Spring rolls along with the Trevigian Hills until mid-June: we're talking an oenogastronomic marathon at the center of which is the prized Conegliano Valdobbiadene D.O.C.G. This year the event (official name, Primavera del Prosecco Superiore) hosts an assortment of 15 different wine shows, happening in the various...

Italy has a rich history of art in many forms from architecture to painting. Eleven Western Michigan University students were given the opportunity to create their own art in Italy through the Kalamazoo Book Arts Center and the Haenicke Institute for Global Education. Kalamazoo Book Arts Center director Jeff Abshear was joined by Elise Bobian, Ash...