50th anniversary of the Florence Flood

Ario Ceccotti

This is the “century of wood”. Here’s why.

Galileo Galilei’s telescope was made from wood, as were Leonardo da Vinci’s machines and Columbus’s sailing ships. Cathedrals, bridges, houses were all made of wood. For many years, wood was [...]

Bosco degli Svizzeri, anti-seismic schools made from wood thanks to a handful of seeds

For some, time is only a unit of measurement. For others, it’s a perspective. Responding to Alice, who in Wonderland asks, “How long is forever?” the White Rabbit answers, “Sometimes, [...]