Palladian Style

Ben Franklin Besst

Franklin & Jefferson – Founding The Architecture of Freedom


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

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


Heaven on Earth? – Palladian Villa at Padua nearby to Venice


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.