The Boboli Obelisk – A Monument in Motion

Florence, Boboli Gardens, Boboli Obelisk in front of the Palazzo Pitti (2010). (© Txllxt TxllxT / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0)

The movement of an ancient Egyptian obelisk through space and time bears witness to the mobility and cultural role of architectural monuments.

Two Faces of Istanbul

Hagia Sophia / Photo: Ledio Karaj, 2020

Today, Istanbul blends tradition and modernity, it is an ancient city with an unparalleled cultural heritage. But beyond his rich history, how protected is the city’s cultural heritage and what does it offer for the future?

The Former Summer Camps, Expression of Italian Rationalism.

Summer camp Varese – Costanzo Ciano, Cervia (RA) /Photo: Silvia Demetri

What if, strolling along the seaside, you found a seaplane nestled on the sand? These bizarre shaped buildings are the former summer camps from the Fascist period, masterpieces of Italian Rationalist architecture. Almost a forgotten story, now ready to be rediscovered…