Palladio and Palladian style

Andrea Palladio was a 16th century Italian architect. The Palladian style, named after him, is based on symmetry, perspective and classical Greek and Roman temple architecture.

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Australian Convict Sites Old Government House Extensions
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Blenheim Palace Great Bridge
City of Bath Palladian Bridge in Prior Park
Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz Wörlitz castle
Great Spa Towns of Europe "The spa city [of Bath] is celebrated for its exceptional Georgian town planning, Palladian architectural ensembles, squares and crescents", with the "Royal Crescent (1767-75) (...) by Wood the Younger (the triumph of Palladian architecture in England)". "Villa Artemis was built in 1875 after a project of the builder Konrad Eckel, it is one of the purest examples of Neo-Palladianism in Karlovy Vary." "Villa Patriot [in Mariánské Lázně] belongs among the most characteristic examples of Palladian buildings in the villa architecture of the West Bohemian spas." (Nomination File, p. 69, 140, 162, 272)
Longobards in Italy The Archaeological museum pf Cividale is situated in the "Palazzo dei Provveditori Veneti". This was "designed by Andrea Palladio and built between 1565 and 1596" See -
Maritime Greenwich Queens house
Padua’s fourteenth-century fresco cycles The monument dedicated to Pietro Bembo in the Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua is a project by the architect Andrea Palladio.
Prague Černín Palace - "decorated with thirty Palladian half-columns"
Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans Palladian pediments at the white stone buildings
St. Petersburg Tauride Palace, State Bank and Hermitage Theatre in Saint Petersburg, Palladian Bridge and Saint Sophia's Church in Pu?kin, Palace in Pavlovo
Studley Royal Park One of the follies in the park is palladian style banqueting house
Venice and its Lagoon Redentore Church; San Giorgio Maggiore Church, Cloister and Refectory; Zitelle Church; Facade of San Pietro di Castello Church; San Francesco della Vigna Church; Convent of the Charity; Few Rooms in the Ducal Palace
Verona Dalla Torre Palace
Vicenza and the Palladian Villas


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