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Living with Palladio in the Sixteenth Century

Text by Antonio Foscari.

Hierarchies of the household: how Palladio composed his iconic villas for collective living

Visiting the villas of Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio (1508-80), one inevitably asks oneself how people actually occupied them. Palladio conceived his villas as “small towns” (piccole città) that formed a single unit with adjacent service buildings and farm fields. Within their walls lived people of all ages, social backgrounds and skills. These buildings were the venue for significant moments of public life, and the principles of hygiene, privacy and comfort, which we consider so defining and essential today, did not apply—in a sense furniture as such did not exist.

Living with Palladio in the Sixteenth Century investigates how Palladio’s houses, their floors, rooms and measurements, were designed to structure the life of such a heterogeneous family of people. It analyses their hierarchical structure with the owner (padrone) at the top and everyone involved in the everyday running of the household (famiglia minuta) at the bottom. This book fills a decisive gap in research literature on the famous Italian architect by looking at how Palladio prioritized the domestic functions of his private buildings.


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Expanding upon Palladio’s idea that his villas were “small towns” (piccole città), Foscari examines the architect’s consideration of sanitation, privacy, family life, and other non-aesthetic aspects critical to the design of a functional home.

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Education Automation

EDUCATION AUTOMATION

By R. Buckminster Fuller, Jaime Snyder.

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ISBN: 9783037781999
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Pub Date: 10/1/2009
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Palladio in Private

PALLADIO IN PRIVATE

By Guido Beltramini.

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ISBN: 9783037782996
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Pub Date: 10/25/2012
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Steven Holl - Color Light Time

STEVEN HOLL - COLOR LIGHT TIME

Edited by Steven Holl.

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ISBN: 9783037782521
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Pub Date: 5/25/2011
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The Light Pavilion by Lebbeus Woods and Christoph A. Kumpusch for the Liced Poro sity Block in Chengdu, China 2007-2012

THE LIGHT PAVILION BY LEBBEUS WOODS AND CHRISTOPH A. KUMPUSCH FOR THE LICED PORO SITY BLOCK IN CHENGDU, CHINA 2007-2012

Edited by Christoph A. Kumpusch.

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ISBN: 9783037783092
USD $15.00
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Pub Date: 3/25/2013
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Zaha Hadid Architects

ZAHA HADID ARCHITECTS

Photographs by Hélène Binet.

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ISBN: 9783037783535
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Pub Date: 12/13/2013
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Shanshui City

SHANSHUI CITY

By Ma Yansong.

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ISBN: 9783037784570
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Pub Date: 7/25/2015
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David Adjaye

DAVID ADJAYE

By David Adjaye. Edited by Mark McQuade. Contributions by Matthew Ritchie, Teresita Fernández, Jorge Pardo.

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ISBN: 9783037782828
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Pub Date: 6/25/2012
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Nicholas Hawksmoor

NICHOLAS HAWKSMOOR

Edited by Mohsen Mostafavi.

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ISBN: 9783037783498
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Pub Date: 4/14/2015
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Urban Hopes

URBAN HOPES

Edited by Christoph A. Kumpusch.

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ISBN: 9783037783764
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Pub Date: 2/28/2014
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What Anchors a House in Itself

WHAT ANCHORS A HOUSE IN ITSELF

By Andreas Fuhrimann.

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ISBN: 9783037782408
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Pub Date: 10/1/2010
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Fuller Houses

FULLER HOUSES

By Federico Neder.

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ISBN: 9783037781418
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Pub Date: 9/17/2008
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Kenzo Tange

KENZO TANGE

Edited by Seng Kuan.

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ISBN: 9783037783108
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Pub Date: 10/25/2012
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