Villa Capra La Rotonda / Andrea Palladio | ArchEyes
Completed in 1592, la Villa Capra " La Rotonda" was designed by Andrea Palladio in 1567 for Paolo Almerico to create a place for his recreation.
Gallery: Palladio in Vicenza
Phillip Bond, an architectural photographer based in the US, recently made a trip back to the city of his birth: Vice...
Pantheon - Rome | Inexhibit
The Pantheon in Rome is a monumental building, dating back to the Roman imperial period, a catholic church, and one of Italy's most visited cultural sites
Casa Mantegna in Italy (1502 House) / Andrea Mantegna | ArchEyes
Completed in 1502, Casa Mantegna was built in Mantua for the famous painter Andrea Mantegna with a revolutionary design consisting of a circular patio.
Ziggurat Architecture in Mesopotamia | ArchEyes
Ziggurats were ancient towering, stepped structures built in the ancient Mesopotamian valley and western Iranian plateau, having the architecture form of a terraced step pyramid of successively receding stories or levels. They were made of mud-brick that appear to have served as temples to the ancient gods of Mesopotamia. Ziggurat bases were square or rectangular. Their walls were sloping.
Oikema: House of Pleasure / Claude-Nicolas Ledoux | ArchEyes
Claude Nicolas Ledoux's propositions for a House of Pleasure - Oikema - in Paris and the ideal city of Chaux are recognized by their phallic configurations.
Altes Museum / Karl Friedrich Schinkel | ArchEyes
The Altes Museum, built between 1823 and 1830 and designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel, is one of the most important works of Neoclassical architecture. With its clearly ordered exterior and an interior structure designed with exacting precision in the ancient Greek style, Schinkel pursued Humboldt's idea of opening the museum as an educational institution for the public.