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Andrea Palladio. Auf der Suche nach der idealen Villa

antŠus is starting a new children's and young adult book series about famous architects and master builders: ARCHITEKTEN KENNEN LERNEN. Beautifully illustrated and entertaining narrated picture volumes will be supplemented with audio dramas on CD. Beside life histories the design ideas and well known buildings of renowned architects will be introduced.

The first volume is dedicated to the great renaissance architect Andrea Palladio and his villas. In 14 chapters the book tells the story of his apprentice years as stonemason, his very first building contracts, his friendship with the scholar Trissino and his acquaintance with the ideas of humanism, his design for the town hall of Vicenza, his study trips to Rome, his first publication and finally his masterpiece the villa La Rotonda.

23 x 30 cm, Hardcover

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