China/Japan

Student’s Name: Instructor’s Name: Course Name: Date: Architecture, Building and Planning First letter to a friend 709 Skylight Lane Whitestar Laysvillah, DE 4312 December 17th, 2015 Dear Wellington, It feels just a long time since when we last met. I know it has only been but several weeks since I saw you. So far my summer holiday has been superb, and I happen to have had a visit to Garden @Suzhou in China on a trip to Architecture, Building and Planning. My time at the Garden @Suzhou Chinese Gardens was the most memorable, I found it very natural and full of cool breeze. These Chine gardens are constructed to recreate and diminish larger and natural landscapes. These gardens have...

Neo Classicism

Comparison and Contrast: Villa Rotonda and Chiswick HouseAt a first glance, it becomes evident that Andrea Palladio’s architectural style revolutionized the way buildings were constructed in the early 18th century England. Consequently, Chiswick House can be regarded as a reinterpretation of Palladio’s work, yet purified of the excessively adorned Baroque style of Palladio’s original works. Hence, the Neo-Palladian Chiswick House can be regarded as a reinterpretation of Villa Rotonda, yet stripped to the essential elements of the classic Roman architecture, adding the Venetian twist of the Byzantine domes and windows. Therefore, on one hand we have Villa Rotonda, a villa designed to...