Italy and USA: Two more inscriptions to the UNESCO World Heritage List

Italy and USA: Two more inscriptions to the UNESCO World Heritage List

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Two more sites were inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, ending this year’s inscriptions on the List.

Le Colline del Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene (Italy) — Situated in north-eastern Italy, the website includes area of the vinegrowing landscape of the Prosecco wine production area. The landscape is seen as a ‘hogback’ hills, ciglioni – small plots of vines on narrow grassy terraces – forests, small farmland and villages. For centuries, this rugged terrain has been adapted and shaped by man. Because the 17th century, the utilization of ciglioni has generated a specific chequerboard landscape comprising rows of vines parallel and vertical to the slopes. In the 19th century, the bellussera manner of training the vines contributed to the aesthetic characteristics of the landscape.

The 20th century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright (United states) – The house includes eight buildings in america created by the architect through the first 1 / 2 of the 20th century. Included in these are the Fallingwater (Mill Run, Pennsylvania), the Herbert and Katherine Jacobs House (Madison, Wisconsin) and the Guggenheim Museum (NY). The &ldquo is reflected by these buildings;organic architecture” produced by Wright, which include an open plan, a blurring of the boundaries between exterior and interior and the unprecedented usage of materials such as for example steel and concrete. Each one of these buildings offers innovative answers to the requirements for housing, worship, leisure or work. Wright’s work out of this period had a solid effect on the development of modern architecture in Europe.


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The 43rd session july of the planet Heritage Committee continues until 10.

Author: George Taylor

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