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Palladio, 1508-2008. A vision of antiquity
The architecture of Andrea Palladio represents a decisive chapter in the transition from Renaissance to Baroque and combines, like no other, the legacy of classical antiquity with a modern spirit of service to a clientele enriched with maritime trade and eager to settle on land. firm of the Veneto, combining urban social life with retreat and cultivation of the field.
Specialists of the highest level were invited to the Commemorative Days of the V Centenary of his birth, among them James S. Ackerman, the highest authority on the matter, whose scientific contributions are included in this volume. Its content is aimed especially at university students and architects, and also at all those interested in expanding their knowledge about one of the undisputed masters of the History of Architecture.