Architecture

Teatro San Carlo: a temple of opera and dance at the heart of Naples

Palazzo Brancaccio: a triumph of beauty, blending luxury and care for detail

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The Catacombs of San Callixtus, Saint Thérèse of Lisieux and Saint Cecilia

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The Abbey of San Nilo in Grottaferrata: the Orient in Rome

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Francis, Frederick and the Rocca Maggiore in Assisi

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The Umberto I Gallery in Naples: renewal and café-chantant

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The Basilica of the Holy Cross in Lecce: two façades in one

Palazzo Mirto: a hidden masterpiece at the heart of Palermo

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The loyalty of Alba Fucens

The Quadrangle of Silence: an oasis in bustling Milan

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The Castle of Gabiano, ecstasy in the Po valley

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The Soave Castle, war and sweetness

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A “memento mori” in San Bernardino alle Ossa

Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano (6)

The Boschi Di Stefano House-Museum: an apartment for the 20th century

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Down the alleys of San Pellegrino

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The suspended charm of Mondadori’s Segrate headquarters

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Solomeo, work and beauty

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The stars of Teatro Andromeda

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Design takes center stage, at Como’s Teatro Sociale

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Castel Porrona, an island of peace

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The Carlo Mollino refuge: beauty is more than folklore

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Mantua’s Light Art Biennale: light turns into art

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Lawrence Beck’s conversation with antiquity

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The story-telling façade of Saint Peter’s Basilica in Spoleto

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Luigi Ghirri and “Lotus International” on exhibition at Milan’s Triennale

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Ghosts, music and light at the Pallotta Castle

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Peschiera del Garda, strong and handsome fortress

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The shameless magnificence of Palermo’s Pretoria Fountain

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Saints and kids on the staircase of Saint Peter in Modica

The Fountain of the Moor: a story of Popes and Tritons