Venetian Vernacular Architecture: Traditional Housing in the Venetian Lagoon

Venetian Vernacular Architecture Traditional Housing in the Venetian Lagoon This book is an introduction to the vernacular or minor architecture of the villages of the Venetian lagoon excluding the historic centre of the city itself This study provides an authoritative

  • Title: Venetian Vernacular Architecture: Traditional Housing in the Venetian Lagoon
  • Author: Richard J. Goy
  • ISBN: 9780521154901
  • Page: 217
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book is an introduction to the vernacular or minor architecture of the villages of the Venetian lagoon, excluding the historic centre of the city itself This 1989 study provides an authoritative account of their architectural style and development and a companion volume to Dr Goy s Chioggia and the Villages of the Venetian Lagoon 1985 In a broadly based and fullThis book is an introduction to the vernacular or minor architecture of the villages of the Venetian lagoon, excluding the historic centre of the city itself This 1989 study provides an authoritative account of their architectural style and development and a companion volume to Dr Goy s Chioggia and the Villages of the Venetian Lagoon 1985 In a broadly based and fully illustrated discussion, the author aims to show how certain, often palatial, architectural forms found in the Venetian metropolis were modified when transferred to the outlying, suburban communities of the lagoon, which were constructed in far trying conditions when materials and skilled labour were both in short supply The book offers an encyclopaedic guide to almost all aspects of the building process, paying particular attention to materials, motifs, decoration and the organisation of labour, and also gives valuable English translations of such primary sources as Sansovino and Palladio.

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