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Photographer's Note

In the project for the Villa Pisani, Palladio’s objective was an ambitious one: to realise a country residence catering to the refined tastes of the Pisani brothers and at the same time capable of providing a concrete, rational and organising focus for the entire complex of agricultural annexes. In fact, Palladio succeeded in inserting the manorial block, stables, barchesse and dovecotes all within a unified design. That is, he disposed all the elements which in the Quattrocento villa had faced the farmyard in a casual arrangement devoid of functional and formal hierarchies.
At the same time, he translated the practical necessities of agricultural life into innovatory forms, articulated in a language inspired by ancient architecture. Like a Roman temple, the villa rises on a high basement, which emphasises the building and conceals the service areas.

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  • Copyright: Pitica Assunta (Potch) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 75 W: 0 N: 74] (474)
  • Genre: Miejsca
  • Medium: Kolorowe
  • Date Taken: 2006-08-11
  • Categories: Architektura
  • Naświetlenie: f/4, 1/80 sekund
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  • Date Submitted: 2006-09-28 0:12
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