50th anniversary of the Florence Flood

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Trees planted by children to protect the territory

Planting a tree means growing hope. It’s a simple and ancient gesture that contains a symbolic value even more fruitful than the fruits that will one day be picked from [...]

Kaspar, the Wood Angel that lives in Tuscany, amidst ceramics and memories

“When I returned to Grezzano, I met people that seemed familiar to me. I was sure I had seen them before. Then I realized they were probably the children of [...]

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 [...]

The memory of the wood conserved in a shoe box

Never again. Whatever happens, there will never be a shoe box placed carefully in some corner of the house. It is of little importance if it’s a bookshelf or a [...]

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, [...]