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University of California, Berkeley Professor Littmann Architecture 170b An Historical Survey of Architecture and Urbanism Architecture 170b Lecture 3 1/23/2007 Patronage o Medechi asked architects to build these larges palaces o All about display, slapped in the city streets of Florence o Represented your family Themes o Patronage o Buildings used for poor Bernaliski’s Hospital o Geometric Shapes Circles, Squares Modernists, Frank Loyd Wright o Symbolism of invisible qualities of the inhabitants o Transmission of architectural ideas Architecture spreads like a virus o Roman architecture keeps coming back United States Supreme Court Italy o Andrea Palladios born in 1508 Designs Palaces, Churches, Government Buildings Designed a lot of Villas on mainland Venice area For the wealthy escaping the bustling cities Use a lot of Roman Temple Front architecture Villa at Maser (1550s) Designed by Palladios for Barbaro Brick covered with stucco
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