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The Palazzo Chiericati 1549-57 is in many ways different from the Villa Savoye 1928-29 but in many ways is the same From the outside in the Palazzo Chiericati looks much older than the Villa Savoye The Palazzo has three floors the Villa has two The Villa is more confusing to the eye than the Palazzo and is surrounded by columns and a large stairway leading to the front door The Villa has few columns and the exact location of the front door is not readily obvious Inside the front door of the Palazzo the first thing noticed is the linearity of the floor plan The rooms are laid out in rectangles and squares The whole floor plan is symmetric to the Y-axis The first thing noticed in the Villa is hardly anything is linear The ramp and the stairwell is all circular There is realitivly no symmetry throughout the whole building The second and third floor of the Villa are just as messy as the first with rooms shuffled and thrown around it seems without order The Palaz zo on the other hand seems very orderly and well placed In the Palazzo there is a complete lack of hallways because each room is open to the next In the Villa there are walkways halls and passages with small rooms not open or accessible to other rooms The Villa looks like it has access to the roof whereas the Palazzo doesnt have any access whatsoever The rooms in the Villa are obvious in their function however in the Palazzo theyre relatively generic Although a lot of things are different many are the same As you look down on the floor-plan both buildings are rectangles Since both buildings are multilevel they both have stairwells to reach the other floors Both buildings have front doors and back doors so there is more than one way in and one way out Both buildings have windows to the outside Both
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