Year of Palladio

Civic Architecture : Villa

Villa Sarego

The Villa Sarego (late 1560s–1580s) was one of Palladio’s last buildings. It is very interesting in the context of Palladio’s work because “[i]n contrast to the Palladian villa type, generally a strongly hierarchical organism dominated by the mass of the main block (the manor house), here Palladio preferred to organize the space around the great ‘void’ of the central courtyard, probably using his own reconstructions of the antique Roman villa as a model.” (Beltramini, p. 184)

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