2.16 LARCH 060 - LARCH 060 Tuesday, February 16th, 1999...

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LARCH 060 Tuesday, February 16th, 1999 Announcements: none Lecture notes: ITALIAN VILLA (15-16C.): Land/environment: Hillsides and mountainous Countryside as a refuge Nature affords learning, awareness to control over learning Socio-cultural milieu: Wealth Celebrate the human/humanism Time of great learning Acts Design Expression: Gardens were integrated with architecture, had many outdoor "rooms" Architectonic---style of outdoor "rooms" where gardens were seen as structures, plant materials were used as walls and entrances Geometric Progressive Spaces Villas were restricted to the rich and powerful. They were temporary rejections of the city, located on hillsides overlooking the city. They had much creativity, clever terracing, water for a cooling effect, and shade to get away from light Villas were designed as a whole---buildings and gardens were together The Villa Medici
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2008 for the course L ARCH 060 taught by Professor Rusnak during the Spring '99 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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2.16 LARCH 060 - LARCH 060 Tuesday, February 16th, 1999...

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