Saturday, April 22, 2006

Rho-Pero - The Fair. The 45th International Furniture Fair moved this year from Milan to the newly built exhibition center, designed by architect, Massimiliano Fuksas, to the Milan hinterland at Rho-Pero. It was a nightmare to get to and from the new fair grounds because the infrastructures are not completed yet. Therefore, one heard stories of how they got crushed on the subway or how they got stuck in traffic jams on the autostrada. The fair grounds are quite overwhelming. The glass and steel structures house sixteen pavilions, in all, it's a complex of two million square feet. There were over one thousand five hundred it made for a lot of walking and comfortable shoes. Pin It

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