"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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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
Ferrara "The casa Romei was built in 1442 for the banker husband of an Este princess, in the centre of the addizione of Niccolo II (1386). (...) It is oriented on two arcaded courtyards and loggias decorated with paintings, which open on to halls that have retained part of their interior decoration, such as the Hall of the Sibyls." (1995 AB Ev) + The loggias of the Cathedral, such as the gothic loggia above the main portal and the loggias on the south side.
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)
Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt The Upper Hessian House has a loggia. (Nomination file, p. 76)
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)
Nice The Palais de la Préfecture has a large loggia supported by a colonnade with Corinthian capitals, running over the entire length of the upper level. The buildings in the rue Dalpozzo (No 4 to 8), the Palais de Madrid, the Palais Moderne and the Villa Il Paradiso, among others, also have loggias. (Nomination file, p. 65, 72, 120, 126, 146)
Padua’s fourteenth-century fresco cycles Palazzo della Ragione: "The long sides have a double order of loggias which link the interior with the outside space". + "the Carraresi Palace (...) has an elegant double loggia, dating from the fourteenth century". (Nomination file, p. 80, 92)
Piazza del Duomo (Pisa) "a new type of church characterized by the refinement of polychrome architecture and the use of loggias" (Official description – Criterion ii)
Pienza Palazzo Piccolomini - Pienza
Plečnik's Ljubljana Plecnik's Market: "In terms of typology, the Market consists of a pavilion, a pillared loggia, a stoa and a temple." (Nomination file, p. 64)
Residences of the Royal House of Savoy At the Royal Armoury
Rome Farnese Palace, House of the Knights of Rhodes, Quirinale Palace
Siena Loggia del Papa
Sydney Opera House 2006 addition
Sítio Roberto Burle Marx "In the external area of ​​the house, there is the “Loggia”, a place used for serigraphy and painting of large fabric panels."
The Porticoes of Bologna Municipal Library of Archiginnasio
Urbino "The west facade of the Ducal Palace (Palazzo Ducale) consists of two slender turrets flanking three loggias rising one above another." (AB Ev)
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." )
Versailles Grand Trianon
Vicenza and the Palladian Villas Palladian Basilica
Villa d'Este Gran Loggia
Zacatecas Sanctuary of Nuestra Sefiora del Patrocinio, with its observatory and loggia (1882) on the summit of La Bufa (AB ev)


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