How Venice Works

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the ‘floating city’ – a thorough grounding directed by Nicolò Scibilia for Insula Spa, an operational division of Venice Municipality. To wit:

Venice is not just a stage set. It is also a city with a resident population, which has productive activities, transportation and services. But how does the “Venice system” work? How do the tides in the lagoon behave? How are the canals formed? And the embankments? What’s under the buildings?

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