Venice's First Skyscraper? Pierre Cardin Designs Building Fit for a Runway

Venice's First Skyscraper? Pierre Cardin Designs Building Fit for a Runway

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Tara Bellucci
Dec 12, 2012
Fashion designer Pierre Cardin has gone beyond the dress form to create Palais Lumière, a residential, hospitality, and shopping emporium planned for Venice. 5 miles from city center and twice as tall as St. Mark's belltower, at 60 stories, the building would be Venice's first skyscraper. Depending on who you talk to, it could revitalize a neglected neighborhood or is an eyesore that could accelerate the literal sinking of the city.

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