By Giuseppe Gambolati,Pietro Teatini

The urban of Venice, Italy, has been subjected to periodic flooding, or acqua alta, for hundreds of years. Venice Shall upward push Again offers a special proposition to halt this flooding. according to years of labor and test, specialists Gambolati and Teatini describe an cutting edge but technologically easy, economically reasonably cheap, and environmentally pleasant undertaking to elevate Venice through 25-30 cm over ten years through injecting seawater into 650-1000 m deep geological formations. This undertaking will be carried out below stipulations of absolute protection, balance and integrity maintaining the original inventive and architectural patrimony of this deeply cherished urban. starting with a short background of the Venetian Republic, Venice Shall upward push Again addresses the activities undertaken by means of Venice to guard town and the lagoon from the ocean and land assault for greater than a millennium, together with the MoSE undertaking, a approach of cellular limitations shortly lower than development. distinctive in its engineering info and ideas, yet with sufficient heritage info and context to aid the reader comprehend the strategies, this e-book should be of curiosity to all readers interested in the destiny of Venice.

  • Provides a historical past of the technical measures taken by means of the Venetian Republic to maintain the lagoon and the town or Venice
  • Details technical requisites of a brand new solution to safe Venice opposed to periodic flooding

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