Architecture and patronage from Palladio to Foster

Baths of Agrippa, Rome. Drawing by Andrea Palladio from RIBA Library Drawings Collection

According to Robert Adam, Norman Foster would learn “fuck all” from the Palladio exhibition. Maybe that’s because he knows it all already. Both architects understand the importance of brand.

This is premium content. 

Only logged in subscribers have access to it.

Login or SUBSCRIBE to view this story

Gated access promo

Existing subscriber? LOGIN

A subscription to Building Design will provide:

  • Unlimited architecture news from around the UK
  • Reviews of the latest buildings from all corners of the world
  • Our monthly digital edition including stunning photos, building and technical studies
  • Full access to all our online archives
  • PLUS you will receive a print copy of WA100 worth over £30 when it is published in December.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

Alternatively REGISTER for free access on selected stories and sign up for email alerts