http://siftstar.com/2006/10/31/how-would-you-be/ Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta. An example of Venetian-Byzantine architecture, one of the most ancient religious edifices in the Veneto and containing the earliest mosaics in the area of Venice built in 639.
http://redrooktattoo.com/wp-content/themes/konzept/style.css Another amazing tour! The Doge’s Palace was built in the Venetian Gothic style, and is one of the most important landmarks of Venice. The palace was the residence of the Doge of Venice who was the supreme authority of the former Republic of Venice.
Villaquilambre The second stop on the Carlo Scarpa tour, the Olivetti Shop in St. Mark’s Square (Piazza San Marco). Designed by Carlo Scarpa in 1957-58, it is a wonderful example of 20th century Italian architecture and a highlight of Venice. His talent is showcased in every […]
Nanyamba This was the first of two stops in a tour to highlight the work of Carlo Scarpa. The Fondazione Querini Stampalia is a cultural institution in Venice. It was founded in 1869 by the last descendant of the Venetian Querini Stampalia family. Architect Carlo Scarpa […]