Monthly Archives: May 2019

UNESCO World Heritage Site Crespi d’Adda

The industrial boom of the 19th century reached Italy as well. Lots of factories were built from north to south revolutionising life between towns and villages with their production methods and corresponding infrastructure. Textile manufacturer Cristoforo Benigno Crespi was looking … Continue reading

Le Strade Nuove & Palazzi dei Rolli system in Genoa

The Republic of Genoa hit its absolute peak in the 16th and 17th century. Major patrician families furthered trade relations achieving unprecedented wealth to the benefit of the entire region. In order to advertise this affluence, nobility and patricians established … Continue reading