Chiswick House


Thomas Jefferson at Monticello – To See and be Seen


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.

Rousham Kentian Garden

William Kent and the English idyll – The Quest for Nature


William Kent English architect, interior designer, painter & landscape architect ‘leaped the fence’ & saw all nature was a garden’ & designed the perfect house

Villa Capra, 'La Rotunda' by Venetian Architect Andrea Palladio in the Veneto, Italy

What Is: Palladian Style, More than a Villa in the Veneto?


16th century architect Andrea Palladio contributed to the classical language of architecture providing an emotional experience with his villas in the Veneto