Queensland born painter David Henderson produces romantic architectural imagery in Italy and his works are n show at Villa Mulberry, Melbourne, until August 15
The beautiful restrained classically inspired Mauritshuis in The Netherlands was recently restored as a museum filled with jewels, a royal cabinet of paintings
Throughout his life Thomas Jefferson was continually putting his house Monticello up or pushing it down as his knowledge and experience of life and architecture expanded.
The art of enclosing space is something 1st century Roman architect and engineer Marcus Pollio Vitruvius knew about and recorded in his treatise on architecture
Music based on philosophies and principles established by legends of Apollo and the ancient Greeks comes to us via Vitruvius and Palladio from Mozart to Jenkins
Despite evolving societies and technology a villa remains a place where one can dwell “under the tent of heaven”. Is Andrea Palladio’s villa the perfect house?
An architectural device, the Portico stands in memory of all the people from ancient times until today that gathered and sheltered under their protective mantle
Mathematics is a tool of the natural world, of which humankind is an integral aspect said Professor Marcus du Sautoy who in 2011 was all about cracking The Code
The precise location of heaven on earth has never really been established, but it could very well be a villa designed to cultivate the head heart body and soul
The 18th century neoclassical movement in Europe and England admired the forms of ancient Greece and Rome. In America they became an important aspect of the architecture of freedom
William Kent English architect, interior designer, painter & landscape architect ‘leaped the fence’ & saw all nature was a garden’ & designed the perfect house
In the 18th century books about what was beautiful and right inspired those founding a new Rome in America to have a vision of liberty freedom & justice for all
16th century architect Andrea Palladio contributed to the classical language of architecture providing an emotional experience with his villas in the Veneto
The precise location of heaven on earth has never really been established. However it could be at the Villa Moro Malipiero at Padua, nearby to Venice in Northern Italy.
Professor Bruce Boucher’s scholarly and accessible work, Andrea Palladio, The Architect in his Time was first published in 1994 in a ‘user friendly version’…to fit comfortably into a suitcase or backpack for a quick trip to Vicenza, the scene of many of Palladio’s triumphant works in architecture. Don’t know about…