Tag: pavement


Salizoni and salizi are stones in which one side is twice as long as the other (70 x 35 cm) that can be set in a herringbone pattern.

Watch your feet!

The paving on the streets and in the squares of Venice is largely composed of masegni, large stones made out of trachyte quarried in the Colli Euganei. Even the paving has historic significance.


The traditional Venetian sewer system is constituted by an internal system (septic tanks, small water purifiers, etc.), gatoli (masonry collectors running under the street paving) and the canals.

Underground utilities

The technological grids running underground (water, electrical ppower, gas and traditional telephone lines).


Blocks of trachyte quarried in the Colli Euganei, the specific public paving stones. They may be laid adjacent to one another or with spaced joints.

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