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Villa Barbarigo, Valsanzibio, Padua, Plan of the garden drawn

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Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
Reduced to the abstract lines of its geometric plan, the garden of the Villa Barbarigo seems surprisingly simple in concept. It consists of two great intersecting axes, the longitudinal axis – the more dominant of the two – running north-south and rising almost imperceptibly from the main entrance gate to a wide flight of steps. It is then carried up to a terrace running the length of...
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Monique Mosser (Editor), Georges Teyssot (Editor)
PublisherMIT Press

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