Villa Rotonda, by Palladio, near Vicenza, Italia

Villa Rotonda, by Palladio, near Vicenza, Italia

Andrea Palladio: the 'Tempietto Barbaro' adjacent Villa Barbaro Volpi in Maser (Treviso); it was completed in 1580 the year of Palladio's death; actually, Palladio died in Maser, very likely supervising the construction of this church.

Andrea Palladio: the 'Tempietto Barbaro' adjacent Villa Barbaro Volpi in Maser (Treviso); it was completed in 1580 the year of Palladio's death; actually, Palladio died in Maser, very likely supervising the construction of this church.

Bucket List: Visit Italy & see the area I was born in - Villa Capra "La Rotonda" - famous architecture in my hometown of Vicenza. La Rotonda is a pilgrimage destination for architects till this very day.

Bucket List: Visit Italy & see the area I was born in - Villa Capra "La Rotonda" - famous architecture in my hometown of Vicenza. La Rotonda is a pilgrimage destination for architects till this very day.

Andrea Palladio: Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice; the construction begun in 1566; the façade was completed under the direction of Vincenzo Scamozzi between 1597-1610

Andrea Palladio: Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice; the construction begun in 1566; the façade was completed under the direction of Vincenzo Scamozzi between 1597-1610

Villa Almerico-Capra (Rotonda) - Palladio

Villa Almerico-Capra (Rotonda) - Palladio

:) Vancimuglio: Villa Chiericati Da Porto Rigo - Palladio

:) Vancimuglio: Villa Chiericati Da Porto Rigo - Palladio

Villa Cornaro, one of this most well-known 16th-century Italian villas.

Villa Cornaro, one of this most well-known 16th-century Italian villas.

Villa Capra "Viilla La Rotonda" designed by Andrea Palladio. s. 1570. Near Vicenza, Italy.

Villa Capra "Viilla La Rotonda" designed by Andrea Palladio. s. 1570. Near Vicenza, Italy.

I believe this to be the most perfect of all buildings      Villa Capra, “La Rotonda” (1567 -1580) is a Renaissance villa just outside Vicenza, in northern Italy, designed by Andrea Palladio and considered to be one of his best-known legacies to the architectural world. Palladio based his work on a revival of the classical temple building stylings of ancient Greece and Rome. In credit to his refinement and popularization of this genre, it is generally referred to today as “Palladian”.

I believe this to be the most perfect of all buildings Villa Capra, “La Rotonda” (1567 -1580) is a Renaissance villa just outside Vicenza, in northern Italy, designed by Andrea Palladio and considered to be one of his best-known legacies to the architectural world. Palladio based his work on a revival of the classical temple building stylings of ancient Greece and Rome. In credit to his refinement and popularization of this genre, it is generally referred to today as “Palladian”.

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