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6/10/2015 Venice Venice, Italy 45°26′15″N 12°20′9″E   Venice, Italy is situated upon 118 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by bridges. With tide waters expected to rise to perilous levels in the coming decades, the city has constructed 78 giant steel gates across the three inlets through which water from the Adriatic could surge into Venice’s lagoon. The panels – which weigh 300-tons and are 92ft wide and 65ft high - are fixed to massive concrete bases dug into the…

6/10/2015 Venice Venice, Italy 45°26′15″N 12°20′9″E Venice, Italy is situated upon 118 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by bridges. With tide waters expected to rise to perilous levels in the coming decades, the city has constructed 78 giant steel gates across the three inlets through which water from the Adriatic could surge into Venice’s lagoon. The panels – which weigh 300-tons and are 92ft wide and 65ft high - are fixed to massive concrete bases dug into the…

Bolonia, Italy BOLOGNA ENGLISH SPEAKING KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES ADDRESS VIA G PAPINA 7 BOLOGNA BO  WED EVENING 7:30 PM SUN MORN 11:00 AM

Bolonia, Italy BOLOGNA ENGLISH SPEAKING KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES ADDRESS VIA G PAPINA 7 BOLOGNA BO WED EVENING 7:30 PM SUN MORN 11:00 AM

11/28/2014 Lucca Lucca, Tuscany, Italy 43°51′N 10°30′E   Lucca is a city and commune in Tuscany, Italy. The city walls, constructed during the Renaissance-era, have remained intact as the city expanded and modernized. As the walls lost their military importance, they became a pedestrian promenade that encircles the old town, although they were used for a number of years in the 20th century as a track for racing cars.

Lucca, Tuscany, Italy Contemplating Humanity’s Effect On Planet Earth, From Above

sawaru: “ siena ”

Squares in a city - gathering places because they are open compared to the surrounding environment. They give you an overview

The High Line is a 1-mile New York City linear park built which runs along the lower west side of Manhattan. The High Line currently runs from Gansevoort Street, three blocks below West 14th Street, in the Meatpacking District, to 30th Street, through the neighborhood of Chelsea to the West Side Yard, near the Javits Convention Center.

I love the High Line! NYC: The High Line, an elevated park in the sky built on top of the tracks of a disused railway, weaves its way through the city blocks.

Rhodes, Greece  The Medieval walled City of Rhodes (pop. 6000) is surrounded by medieval walls with seven gates, a moat and castle. The Knights of Saint John found safe haven inside the Rhodes walls in 1309 when they were booted from the Holy Land.

Rhodes, Greece The Medieval walled City of Rhodes (pop. is surrounded by medieval walls with seven gates, a moat and castle. The Knights of Saint John found safe haven inside the Rhodes walls in 1309 when they were booted from the Holy Land.

Medieval Dutch Cities With Walls - Brielle

The Cities That Live Behind Walls - Brielle, Netherland

Dubai Marina

Stunning aerial view of the Dubai Marina, United Arab Emirates. Dubai Marina is a canal city, built along a two mile stretch of the Persian Gulf shoreline. Photo by AirPano via archdaily

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