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The new urban rowers
Creative director Luca Ballarini starts every day at the Circolo Canottieri Caprera, an urban rowing club in Turin. It’s a daily discipline that offers a fresh perspective on the city – and on life.
Property Prospectus: Turin
Large-scale manufacturing is on the wane in Turin. Discover how the Regio Parco area is making use of empty industrial spaces to create a new, independent vibe.
Drive and Ambition
Italy’s motor city has long suffered from being painted with a very grey brush. However, as Monocle found out, it is Turin’s industrial heritage that is providing the inspiration and technical expertise to spur on a booming community of designers. We meet the creative minds who are playing on the city’s strengths to create a new image for Piedmont’s capital.
"Buy, taste and learn about the best foods all under the same roof." That's the slogan of Oscar Farinetti's super-market Eataly, which opened earlier this year in Turin. Housed in a former vermouth factory, Eataly offers the finest artisanal produce from Italian suppliers, all selected with the assistance of Slow Food Italia and accompanied by lovingly compiled details of its provenance and production. You can even learn how to cook the dishes on offer in the numerous on-site cafés and bars. Monocle sent Ivan Carvalho to sample the fior di latte.