About Buildings + Cities
Luke Jones & George Gingell Discuss Architecture, History and Culture
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88 — Carlo Scarpa — 2/4 — Querini Stampalia, A Modern Palazzo

We talked about Carlo Scarpa's work at the Querini Stampalia foundation (1959-63), a palazzo-museum in Venice. Scarpa's interventions are focussed on the ground floor spaces, including a new entrance bridge, galleries and courtyard garden. There's a very distinctive mixture of restoration and fantasy, historical narration and occasional touches of grooviness.

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