Completed in 1502, Casa Mantegna (also called Casa Mantegna) was built in Mantua for the famous painter Andrea Mantegna. The revolutionary design consisted of an external cube containing a circular…Continue reading
Renaissance Architecture is a style of architecture that developed in Europe during the Renaissance period, roughly from the 14th to the 17th centuries. It is characterized by a revival of classical forms and motifs from ancient Greece and Rome and a renewed interest in mathematics, science, and humanism. Renaissance Architecture is marked by the use of symmetrical balance, proportion, and the orders of classical column design.
“Ancora Imparo” – Michelangelo, which means “I am still learning.” This quote reflects the Renaissance spirit of constant growth and self-improvement.
Completed in 1592, La Villa Capra “La Rotonda” is a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture designed by architect Andrea Palladio. Commissioned by Paolo Almerico, the villa was intended to serve as…Continue reading