APE CALESSINO (AVAILABLE FOR TOURS AROUND THE VATICAN CHAPELS) AND APE CLASSIC (IN BOOKSHOP VERSION) ARE IN "SERVICE" IN THE PAVILION OF THE HOLY SEE ON THE ISLAND OF SAN GIORGIO. OPENED ON 26 MAY, THE 16TH ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION OF VENICE PROSEGUE UNTIL 25 NOVEMBER.
Internationally renowned architects have shaped ten chapels in the woods on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice, commissioned by the Holy See for its first "pavilion" at the 2018 Venice International Architecture Exhibition, titled Vatican Chapels.
A place where to meditate in the quiet of the wood, to admire the landscape and the architectural works, between intertwining steel beams and wood. Last May 25, the pavilion was presented at a press conference in the presence of the curator Francesco Dal Co and cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture, and therefore open to visitors.
Press and public have thus discovered that on the island of San Giorgio two Piaggio Ape vehicles (by Piaggio Commercial Vehicles) are "in service", both with white livery and the Holy See logo: an Ape Classic in bookshop version on wheels, where books and catalogues are distributed, and an Ape Calessino available to visitors for a tour of ten Vatican Chapels.
The island of San Giorgio, Venice.
The Architecture Biennale 2018 - 16th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice - opened Saturday, May 26th and will continue until November 25th (www.labiennale.org/en/architecture/2018).
BACKSTAGE: the images of the journey of the Ape and Calessino vehicles, from Venice-Tronchetto to the island of San Giorgio, transported on barge.
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