On first appearances, Bolzano in the far north of Italy is just like any other alpine town. Nestled in a valley lined by steep green hills peppered with castles, barns and churches, and terraced with vineyards, the city is a whimsical snow globe of winding streets, pastel-coloured houses and Baroque taverns. But cross the Talfer river on the wester...

Grottaglie, a small town in the hinterland of Taranto, is an important city in the economic, productive, artistic and cultural panorama of Puglia. It is a historic destination in Salento, immersed in the landscape of ancient villages rich in culture. Grottaglie stands on the slope of one of the Murge Hills. Its historic centre symbolises Apulian ar...

Recently, we have been hearing more and more about the Metaverse, especially since the inventor of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, announced that he wanted to change the name of his famous social channel to Meta. At first, this new universe seemed so strange and distant, as if it were just material for cinema or TV series. But the Metaverse is already h...

Have you ever dreamed of renovating a home in Italy? Join this event to hear Natalie Smargiassi share her experiences renovating the home of her great grandmother. Natalie will also talk about the area of Northern Lazio in the Tiber River Valley. This area is filled with beautiful castles, Etruscan and Roman historic sites, and amazing scenery. All...

Conceptual plans for a modern, five-story luxury condominium development called Casa d’Angolo, or “corner house “in Italian, were sent back to the drawing board by the Cleveland Landmarks Commission yesterday. The recommendation came despite a member of the development team predicting the proposed condos would become a Little Italy landmark equal t...

Mercanteinfiera, the appointment of antiques, historical design and vintage collecting of Fiere di Parma, opens from March 12 to 20 with a look at the '900 and confirms its dates. To inaugurate the spring edition, two collateral exhibitions entitled "Partivano i bastimenti. Home sweet home America" and "Olivetti #StoriadiInnovazione". Different sto...

Confindustria Ceramica and the Italian Trade Agency have just extended the deadline for the Ceramics of Italy 2022 Tile Competition. North American architects, designers, and students now have until January 21 at 11:59 pm EST to submit their projects showcasing the creative use of Italian ceramic and porcelain tile in four categories: commercial, i...

Back in 2008, the multi-million dollar Ponte della Costituzione footbridge opened after several delays and cost overruns, and things quickly took a literal nosedive from there. Designed by renowned architect Santiago Calatrava and built over the Grand Canal near Venice’s train station, the structure was intended to symbolize Venice’s modernity, but...

The Navigli are a true symbol of Milan, as well as being one of the most fascinating attractions of the Lombard capital, which boasts among other things a tradition of “city of water”, and a pole of historical and cultural attraction, but also tourist and popular, nightlife included. Between the Darsena and the nearby streets, then, there are also...

‘Italia Inclusiva’ is a project of the Directorate General for Cultural and Economic Promotion and Innovation that aims to promote the Italian third sector abroad, through the creation of video-photographic projects highlighting the work of six Italian non-profit associations. The Third Sector in Italy is dynamic and extremely varied, with hundreds...