1580

Vincenzo Scamozzi completes Palladio’s work on the Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza after Palladio’s death. His last project was the Tempietto in Villa Barbaro, Maser.


1567

‘La Rotonda’, Paolo Allmerico’s villa. This project saw Palladio translating antique templar designs to civil architecture.


1566

Palladio developed some ideas for the Rialto Bridge, which were never implemented.


1576

The venetian Senate commission The Redentore Church was built on Giudecca island as a votive church to thank God for the deliverance of the city from a major outbreak of the plague.

 


1541

A likely trip to Rome to follow Trisino: Palladio comes face to face with ancient ruins for the first time.


1540

Palazzo Civena in Vicenza is the first known palladian urban residential project.

 


1538

He meets Giangiorgio Trissino,a noble humanistic from Vicenza, in villa Cricoli’s building site (it appears they may have met before, perhaps in 1534). Trissino influenced his idea of ancient architecture: he gave Palladio his greek nickname, inspired by the ancient goddess Pallas Athena.


1524

He enrolls in the ‘fraglia dei tagliapietra (stonecutters) and muratori (builders)’ in Vicenza where his father Pietro, a miller, had moved to.


1559

Palladio works on religious commissions in Venice; these were the years in which he worked on the San Pietro’s Church facade, the Convento delle Carità and San Giorgio Maggiore’s refectory in Venice.


1558

The Vicenza Cathedral ‘s Dome.