Chateau d'EcouenThe French Minister for Culture and Professor Alain Erlande Brandenburg, Director of the Musee National de la Renaissance in Ecouen-Paris, have invited the architect, Alberto Faliva (on the staff of Gregotti Associati International in Milan), to organize an exhibition about some new discoveries on the Italian and French Renaissance, and the relationship between Sebastiano Serlio, Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau, and the Lombard architects Francesco and Giuseppe Dattaro.
These studies were published in a volume of 400 pages, Francesco e Giuseppe Dattaro, La Palazzina del Bosco e altre opere, printed in Crémone, and favourably reviewed by Professor Jean Guillaume, Howard Burns, Yves Pauwels, James S. Ackerman and Monique Chatenet, chief of National Patrimoine in France.
The exhibition has been presented already in the Grande Salle of the castle of Ecouen, France, the splendid residence of Anne of Montomorency. After Ecouen, the exhibition was in Casa del Mantegna , Mantoue, Italy, in the Arts centre of San Vitale in Cremona. For the published Catalogue, we have included important contributions from professors such as David Ekserdjian Richard Ingersoll, Aurora Scotti Tosini, and Robert J. Knecht.
Wooden models built by Ivan Simonato, colleague of Centro Studi Andrea Palladio, Vicenza.
White chocolate model built with Sabrina Signaroldi.
Exhibition conceived with arch. A.Treu.