The University of Padua in the Renaissance and the Age of Enlightenment: The New Academic Building and the Definition of Urban Space

  • Stefano Zaggia
Keywords: University of Padua, Palazzo del Bo, Renaissance, Enlightenment, university ensemble, botanical garden, Girolamo Frigimelica, Giuseppe Jappelli

Abstract

The University of Padua in the Renaissance and the Age of
Enlightenment: The New Academic Building and the Definition of Urban Space

Author Biography

Stefano Zaggia

Stefano Zaggia is Associate Professor of History of Architecture
at the University of Padua. He has a degree in Architecture and a
PhD (1996) in History of Architecture and Urban History (A Piazza
for the Principe’s City: Urban Design Strategies and Architecture in Imola
during the Signoria of Girolamo Riario (1473–1488)). His main fields of
research are urban history and the history of architecture between
the 16th and the 19th centuries. His most important works include:

L’Università di Padova nel Rinascimento. La costruzione del palazzo del
Bo e dell’Orto Botanico (2003); Fare la città. Salvaguardia e costruzione
urbana a Venezia in età moderna (2006); Metamorfosi Negate. I progetti
non realizzati di Giuseppe Jappelli per Padova (2012); Il cortile Antico del
Palazzo del Bo a Padova (2015); Domenico Cerato. Architettura a Padova
nel Secolo dei Lumi (2016).

Published
2018-10-28