Venice | Fondaco dei Tedeschi

Venice’s Fondaco dei Tedeschi, restored and adapted by OMA, is the new DFS luxury shopping gallery: Mikaela Bandini reports in her contemporary Italy guide.

Monte Specie | Lookout

The first of 20 new lookouts high in the Dolomites by Messner Architects and Franz Messner is on Monte Specie in Bolzano province, finds Mikaela Bandini.

Villa d’Adda | Torre del Borgo

A renovated medieval castle will be the new public library in Villa d’Adda, Bergamo, as told by Mikaela Bandini in the coolest guide to contemporary Italy.

Fornacette | Banca di Pisa New HQ

Mikaela Bandini takes a look at the new and very green HQ of a Tuscan bank, an impressive building by Massimo Mariani in the hamlet of Fornacette near Pisa.

Courmayeur | Mont Blanc Skyway

Futuristic architecture and engineering prowess at high altitudes on the Mont Blanc Skyway, in Mikaela Bandini’s insider guide to contemporary Italy.

Ascoli Piceno | Palazzo Sgariglia

In the coolest guide to contemporary Italy, Mikaela Bandini looks at a social housing project in a historic building: Palazzo Sgariglia in Ascoli Piceno.

Plan de Corones | Messner Mountain Museum

The sixth and last Messner Mountain Museum, designed by Zaha Hadid, just opened on Plan de Corones in Italy’s Alto Adige. Mikaela Bandini takes a look.

Turin | Mollino & Nervi in Turin

Mollino & Nervi in Turin, an Urban Italy tour of Carlo Mollino’s architecture and interior design and Pier Luigi Nervi’s finest works in the city.

Castiglione di Sicilia | Feudo di Mezzo

Mikaela Bandini takes a look at Feudo di Mezzo, Planeta’s new winery designed by the architects of Vid’A studio on the slopes of Mount Etna, Sicily.

Padua | The Botanical Gardens

Mikaela Bandini visits the newly made-over Botanical Gardens in Padua and their hi-tech annexe for the coolest travel guide to contemporary Italy.