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During the Renaissance, architects were inspired by the carefully proportioned buildings of Classical Greece and Rome. Learn about Renaissance architecture
Villa Almerico-Capra, also known as Villa La Rotonda, by Andrea Palladio

Villa Almerico-Capra, also known as Villa La Rotonda, by Andrea Palladio

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Italian Renaissance master Andrea Palladio helped awaken a passion for classical architecture when he designed beautiful, highly symmetrical villas such as La Rotonda shown here.

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