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Tree Of Life by emacol

This picture was taken at Expo 2015, Milan.

The Tree of Life is the symbol of the Italian Pavilion, a place for entertainment and a global icon. It represents the importance of embedding roots into the past and traditions in order to open up to a future full of culture, innovation and fruitful collaboration among the various populations.

The structure, designed by the creative director Marco Balich, buds from the search for a decidedly Italian symbol, representative of one of the most extraordinary periods of human genius: the Renaissance period. The architecture of the Tree, which technically represents an “extrusion” from Michelangelo’s floor in the Piazza del Campidoglio, reaches a height of 35 metres and its foliage widens out to about 42 metres.

source – http://www.expo2015.org

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