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The urban of Venice, Italy, has been subjected to periodic flooding, or acqua alta, for hundreds of years. Venice Shall upward thrust Again offers a special proposition to halt this flooding. according to years of labor and scan, specialists Gambolati and Teatini describe an cutting edge but technologically easy, economically low-cost, and environmentally pleasant undertaking to elevate Venice by way of 25-30 cm over ten years by way of injecting seawater into 650-1000 m deep geological formations. This undertaking will be performed lower than stipulations of absolute security, balance and integrity holding the original creative and architectural patrimony of this deeply cherished urban. starting with a quick background of the Venetian Republic, Venice Shall upward thrust Again addresses the activities undertaken by means of Venice to guard the town and the lagoon from the ocean and land assault for greater than a millennium, together with the MoSE venture, a process of cellular limitations shortly less than development. designated in its engineering information and ideas, yet with adequate heritage details and context to assist the reader comprehend the strategies, this e-book can be of curiosity to all readers interested in the destiny of Venice.

  • Provides a heritage of the technical measures taken by way of the Venetian Republic to maintain the lagoon and the town or Venice
  • Details technical standards of a brand new strategy to safe Venice opposed to periodic flooding

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