All posts tagged “italy

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Streets of Venice

This entire city is centered around controlling water. Omnipresent front-door flood dam: Venice has great doorbell game. If it hasn’t already been done, I think someone should make a coffee table book of these: This city is also quite prolific when it comes to urban… Read More

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Venice in numbers

Here are some interesting figures about Venice take from this recent FT article by Chris Allnutt: Tourist visits to Venice last year were estimated to be about 1/5 of what they usually are Short-term rental bookings as of December 2020 were down about 74% year-over-year… Read More

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Shutdown and restart

Very few of us have a mental model for the macro conditions that we are living through right now. We have been through economic downturns, but most of us haven’t lived through a pandemic. I am an optimist and I know that we will get… Read More