British architect to renovate 500-year-old Venice landmark

Tourists walk in front of the Procuratie Vecchie building, during the media launch of the restoration of the buildings and the Royal Gardens in St Mark’s square in Venice, Italy, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. British architect David Chipperfield is bringing his expertise in restoring historic buildings to the 500-year-old Procuratie Vecchie building on the northern edge of St. Mark’s Square, which will house a new initiative to help disadvantaged people around the globe. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)


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