Haettu kohde: Belvedere Schloss


    Kohde : Belvedere Schloss

    Arkkitehti : Hildebrandt, Johann Lucas von

    Valm.vuosi : 1716

    Paikkakunta : Wien

    Maa : Austria

    Rakennustyyli : Barokki

    Kohde kartalla (vihreä nuoli)

    Kuvaus :

    Austrian general Prince Eugene of Savoy decided to have a garden palace erected on land he owned near the city wall. Between 1714 and 1716 his personal architect, Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt, created the Lower Belvedere—a Baroque summer residence with rooms for daily living and for entertaining, an orangery, and magnificent stables.

    However, Eugenes’s passion for building was not satisfied. Five years later Hildebrandt tackled the Upper Belvedere, which lay on a higher section of the terraced garden area. The prince had originally planned a small building that would provide a focal point for his estate. The final result, however, went far beyond the scope of a small garden palace.

    The building itself consists of several huge pavilions, each of which is of a different height. The corner buildings, with their domed roofs, are particularly prominent. The central section of the palace, with its grand pediment and rich sculptural ornamentation, is particularly impressive—especially when reflected in the artificial lake just in front of the palace.

    Kuhl, Isabel: 50 Buildings You Should Know. Prestel-Verlag, Munich 2007, p. 105.

    Ed. Heikki Nikkinen



    Kuvat 1-2 yht. 2
    Belvedere Schloss
    Belvedere Schloss
    Kuva © Arto Kuorikoski

    Belvedere Schloss
    Belvedere Schloss
    Kuva © Arto Kuorikoski