restoration

Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 07/01/2014 - 04:34
The first stage of the Colosseum’s restoration has been completed, the Colosseum director Rossella Rea announced last week, adding that the first five restored…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 06/19/2014 - 02:45
It is likely going to be another four years before the Domus Aurea in Rome can be reopened to the public. The announcement was made on Wednesday by Culture…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Sun, 06/08/2014 - 02:30
The Portico of San Luca in Bologna, which, at 3,796 meters, is the world’s longest portico, is launching a crowd-funding initiative to help with the…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 04/08/2014 - 20:05
Ivory white, ochre and red hide under a blanket of soot caused by dust and smog at one of the world’s most famous monuments, the Colosseum. Over the course of…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:27
A group of Franciscan monks in Rome is turning to Kickstarter to finance the restoration of the tiny cell where St. Francis is said to have stayed when…
Culture
by Anonymous (not verified) | Tue, 04/01/2014 - 20:15
The five-year restoration of the majestic colonnade of St. Peter's Square has just been completed. Started in the spring of 2009, the largest restoration ever…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Mon, 03/24/2014 - 13:21
On the 130th anniversary of its establishment, jewelry and luxury goods company Bulgari is celebrating by “adopting” the Spanish Steps. Bulgari has in fact…
Culture
by Anonymous (not verified) | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 06:55
Restoration work on Rome’s Colosseum has begun, after almost three years of debate and delay. A ceremony last week marked the official start of the project,…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 11/20/2013 - 05:00
In the photo: Villa Tolomei in Florence A new initiative aiming at transforming 117 state-owned historic and artistic buildings into luxury resorts, university…
Culture
by Carol King | Thu, 09/26/2013 - 06:00
Italian company Piacenti Spa, based in Prato, Tuscany, is to restore Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity, reports the ‘Vatican Insider’. The Church of the…