(CNN) – Venice is known for its lack of tourists, but its latest visit aims to exploit the city’s over-tourism problem by directing visitors toward social responsibility.

Procuratie Vecchie in St. Marks Square – one of the most famous city buildings in the world – has been opened to the public for the first time in history.

It was built in the early 16th century to pacify St. Church. The 500-foot-high neoclassical facade of the building is one of the most famous paintings in Venice, after Mark, who built the square, destroyed a previous building in a fire. Ground floor arcade house historic cafes such as Quadri.

Architect Sir David Chipperfield oversaw the reconstruction.

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Now, for the first time, visitors can enter the fourth and last floor, where a permanent exhibition has been held under the roof of the building’s sloping beams.

Headquartered at the Italian Insurance Company General before 1832, the building underwent a five-year renovation under the leadership of architect David Chipperfield.

While Generally has offices on the second frescoed floor of the building, and will rent the third floor (including exhibitions that will be open to the public), the fourth will become the head office of the Human Safety Net, a project that helps the vulnerable and families. Including refugees.

Part of it is a high-tech exhibition rarely seen in Venice. Instead of covering history or art, The Realm of Potential focuses on social skills through technology. The hands-on exhibition is designed to evoke thoughtfulness and empathy in the audience, including teamwork games and an exercise where the audience can simply lift a ball into the air with the power of concentration

The exhibition focuses on social skills.

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Of course, this rifle, a-gogo has spectacular. Purchasing a ticket for the exhibition (half of which goes to The Human Safety Net) also gives visitors access to the fourth-floor cafe, which has two rooftop terraces leading directly to St. Petersburg’s Dome. Marx Church and the famous Bell Tower. The verandas do not overlook the square, as it is located below the roof line of the building. However, the upper rooms have windows that overlook the area that Napoleon called the “drawing room of Europe.”

The space itself is probably the most interesting project. Chipperfield’s renovations transformed the unused attic layer into a wide series of interconnected chambers, with stone-covered archways enclosing them all the way.

Upstairs there will also be co-working and meeting spaces, although they will not be open to the public or local residents, but will be used by companies and upcoming NGOs to spend time in Venice. The cafeteria is open to exhibitors only.

Generally previously funded the redevelopment of the Royal Garden, a popular seating area in St. Petersburg. Mark Square and the waterfront.

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