Design for an eight-sided fortress for an ideal city: half-plan and section
|Architect/Designer||Scamozzi, Vincenzo (1548-1616)|
|Library Reference||EW E.e.440|
|Subject||Fortifications ; Disappear Here ; City walls|
SOURCE: Vincenzo Scamozzi. L'Idea della architettura universale' (Venice, 1615), part 1, book 2, ch. XXVI, between p. 193 & 194 [plate 3] NOTES: In the 1590s Scamozzi had been involved in the design of the ideal fortified town of Palmanova in north-east Italy and his experience of that design was reflected in book 2 of part 1 which was devoted to military architecture.
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