Friday, March 27, 2009

Aqua Vitae for "Alternative" unit

Throughout "Alternative" unit which contains the Medieval period, Renaissance, and Baroque, Venice (Venezia in Italian) need to mentioned under the topic of "Aqua Vitae" because Venice is a city of floating stone; in other words, a city on the water(sea). Venice was built by the principle of utilizing wood to construct the base of Venice. The great example of use of water shapes history of architecture is Venice.

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By Kristina Ragan and Young Moon

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