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Loggia

"Loggia is the name given to an architectural feature, originally of Italian design. They are often a gallery or corridor at ground level, sometimes higher, on the facade of a building and open to the air on one side, where it is supported by columns or pierced openings in the wall." (wiki)

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Connected Sites

  • Asmara: e.g the "Great Mosque of Asmara - " The mosque was designed by Gudo Ferrazza in a blend of the architectural styles of Rationalist, Classical, and Islamic ...... Below the minaret, the mosque's fascia has a neoclassical loggia (exterior galleries), which is split in three parts" (Wiki)
  • Assisi: Basilica of San Francesco
  • Avignon: At the Popal Palace
  • Florence: Loggia del Bigallo, Loggia del Grano, Loggia del Mercato Nuovo, Loggia Rucellai, Loggia della Signoria, Loggia dei Tessitori, Loggia del Pesce, Loggia di Orsanmichele
  • Genoa: Palazzo Bianco
  • Litomysl Castle: AV evaluation Of the features in the interior of the castle one of the most striking is the fine Neo-Classical theatre from 1796-97 in the western wing. Constructed entirely of wood, it can seat 150 spectators in nine loggias and its lower floor"
  • Longobards in Italy: At Oratory of Santa Maria in Solario (San Salvatore, Brescia)
  • Medici Villas and Gardens
  • Monastery of Batalha: The Renaissance loggia, added at about 1533, was probably meant for musicians - wiki
  • Monastery of Horezu: Dionysos-Loggia
  • Monticello: University of Virginia - Rotunda "The 10 pavilions are connected by a continuous loggia which offers shelter from the weather and shelters the utilitarian dormitories from view" (Nom File)
  • Pienza: Palazzo Piccolomini - Pienza
  • Residences of the Royal House of Savoy: At the Royal Armoury
  • Rome: Farnese Palace, House of the Knights of Rhodes, Quirinale Palace
  • Sydney Opera House: 2006 addition Link
  • Val d'Orcia: AB evaluation "The statement of significance draws attention to the way the large farmhouses assume a dominant position in the landscape and are enriched by prominent architectural elements such as loggias, belvederes, porches and avenues of trees bordering the approach roads"
  • Vatican City: Raphael's Loggias
  • Venice and its Lagoon: Contarini dal Bovolo Palace
  • Verona: Loggia del Consiglio (Or, incorrectly "di Fra' Giocondo." ) Link
  • Versailles: Grand Trianon
  • Vicenza: Palladian Basilica
  • Villa d'Este: Gran Loggia

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