A book on the many villas of Palladio, offering a complete overview of his activity in this field. English edition.
A book on the many villas, presented in chronological order, offering a complete overview of the activity – both ascertained and attributed – of Palladio in this field. The architectural features of his buildings, derived from the classical language and reworked in an original way, permitted the wealthy landowners around Vicenza to combine recreational and functional requirements while keeping a close watch over their agricultural activities.
The guide provides indications on how to reach each individual site, as well as itineraries grouping the villas in geographical zones.