The House of BMW in Milan: BMW Group Design and Mike Meir present “Tales from a Neo Collective Future” at the Salone del Mobile.

Milan. How can we design technologies that respond to human needs, given the challenges of the modern world? The House of BMW has come up with some answers. Located in the heart of Milan’s fashion district, the company’s dialogue hub will transform into an experimental artistic space for the Salone del Mobile on 7 – … Read more

Pompeii: Rebirth of Italy’s Dead City That Nearly Died Again | Business News

By FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press POMPEII, Italy (AP) — In a few horrible hours, Pompeii was turned from a vibrant city into an ash-embalmed wasteland, smothered by a furious volcanic eruption in AD 79. Then in this century, the excavated Roman city appeared alarmingly close to a second death, assailed by decades of neglect, mismanagement … Read more

Milan’s struggle to tame gentrification – POLITICO

This article is part of POLITICO’s Global Policy Lab, a collaborative journalism project exploring the future of cities. Sign up here. MILAN — Not too long ago, Milan’s trendy Isola neighborhood was a no-go zone. Originally a working-class area for people who came to work at the local Pirelli factory, by the 1960s it had … Read more

Pompeii: Rebirth of Italy’s Dead City That Nearly Died Again | Business News

By FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press POMPEII, Italy (AP) — In a few horrible hours, Pompeii was turned from a vibrant city into an ash-embalmed wasteland, smothered by a furious volcanic eruption in AD 79. Then in this century, the excavated Roman city appeared alarmingly close to a second death, assailed by decades of neglect, mismanagement … Read more

Pompeii: Rebirth of Italy’s dead city that nearly died again

POMPEII, Italy (AP) — In a few horrible hours, Pompeii was turned from a vibrant city into an ash-embalmed wasteland, smothered by a furious volcanic eruption in AD 79. Then in this century, the excavated Roman city appeared alarmingly close to a second death, assailed by decades of neglect, mismanagement and scant systematic maintenance of … Read more

3D video replaces huge sets in Verona as full operas resume

VERONA, Italy (AP) — The Verona Arena amphitheater in northern Italy has returned to staging full operas for the first time since the pandemic — but with one big difference. The monumental sets that normally fill the vast amphitheater stage have been replaced by dynamic, 3D images broadcast on huge LED screens, recreating a Sicilian … Read more

3D video replaces the big scene in Verona as the full opera resumes.

Verona, Italy — The Verona Arena Amphitheater in northern Italy has returned to full opera for the first time since the pandemic. But there is one big difference. The gigantic scenes that would normally fill a vast amphitheatre stage have been replaced by dynamic 3D images broadcast on large LED screens, recreating a Sicilian village … Read more