Andrea Palladio

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Andrea Palladio
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Portrait o Palladio frae 1576
Born30 November 1508(1508-11-30)
Padova, Republic o Venice
Dee'd19 August 1580(1580-08-19) (aged 71)
Maser, near Treviso
BigginsVilla Barbaro
Villa Capra "La Rotonda"
Basilica Palladiana
Kirk o San Giorgio Maggiore
Il Redentore
Teatro Olimpico
ProjectsI Quattro Libri dell'Architettura (The Fower Beuks o Airchitectur)

Andrea Palladio (Italian pronunciation: [anˈdrɛːa palˈlaːdjo]; 30 November 1508 – 19 August 1580) wis an Italian[1] airchitect active in the Republic o Venice. Palladio, influenced bi Roman an Greek airchitectur, primarily bi Vitruvius, is widely conseedert tae be the maist influential indiveedual in the history o airchitectur. Aw o his biggins are locatit in whit wis the Venetian Republic, but his teachins, summarised in the airchitectural treatise, The Fower Beuks o Airchitectur, gained him wide recogneetion.[2] The ceety o Vicenza an the Palladian Villas o the Veneto are UNESCO Warld Heritage Steids.

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  1. a b "Andrea Palladio (Italian architect) – Britannica Online Encyclopedia". Retrieved 25 Mairch 2013.
  2. The Center for Palladian Studies in America, Inc., His conception of classical architecture was heavily influenced by Vitruvian ideas and his mentor Trissino. "Andrea Palladio." Archived 2009-11-26 at the Wayback Machine