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Project timeline

1960 – 1965

Type

Mixed Use

Location Change this

Sestiere Castello, 5252
30122 Venice
Italy

Current state

Altered (extensions to the original)

Architect Change this

Fondazione Querini Stampalia Change this

Venice, Italy
by Carlo Scarpa Change this
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The Fondazione Querini Stampalia is a cultural institution in Venice, Italy, founded in 1869 at the behest of Conte Giovanni (Count John), the last descendant of the Venetian Querini Stampalia family. and spaces on the ground floor of the historic building.

It is the only example where, of an ancient family, they preserved heritage, home, library, archives, collections of art, furniture and furnishings. The sixteenth century palace, located between Rialto and San Marco, houses a library, civic center and historical museum. The ground floor and garden were redesigned by Carlo Scarpa in the early 60s. Recently Mario Botta has designed the new access, bookshop and cafeteria.

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