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Vijayanagara Empire (1336-1565 CE)
Villa Farnese (1559 CE) Caprarola, north of Rome
Drawing of the layout of the Ryoan-ji garden and the hojo.
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Kalyana Mandapa of the Vitthala Temple, Vijayanagara
Katsura Imperial Villa one of three Imperial Villas of Kyoto and known for its architecture and stroll garden. Originally the estate of Hachijo-no-mia Imperial Family, it is thought to have been designed by Prince Toshihito as Katsura Sanso Estate in the Edo period. The garden contains three main buildings; Ko-shoin, Chu-shoin and Shin-goten. For the most part, they are constructed with simple, unfinished wood with scarce ornamentation, harmonizing well with the natural surroundings of…
Jacques Rigaud, The palace of Versailles: Chapel Courtyard, early 18th century