Aldrich, Henry; Smyth, Philip [Übers.]
The Elements Of Civil Architecture: According To Vitruvius And Other Ancients, And The Most Approved Practice Of Modern Authors, Especially Palladio — London, 1789 [Cicognara Nr. 395]

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THE SECOND PART

OF THE

E LEMENTS

O F

CIVIL ARCHITECTURE.

TREATING OF

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE BUILDINGS,

PLATE XXXI.

§, i. IN the preceding Book all those things which consU
JL tute itsength or beauty in buildings in general have
been considered 3 it remains now to mention what things con-
tribute to the utility of particular buildings : we will begin
with a private house in a city,

Inchusmg the situation, its vicinity to public edifices should
be principally attended to; that is, we should build as near as
convenient to the place where the business os the owner chiefly
calls him. Every one would wish to be near a church, but
especially a priest, a nobleman near the prince’s court, the
lawyer near the hall of justice, the merchant near the ex-
change, the trader in the principal slreet; and every other cT
tigen in the same manner would chuse his dwelling according

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