A loggia is a roofed gallery attached to the façade of a structure and opened to a garden or other exterior space. The openings are normally achieved through the use of arches supported by columns, as in the Ospedale degli Innocenti in Florence (1419-1424) designed by Filippo Brunelleschi and the Loggetta in Venice (beg. 1538) by Jacopo Sansovino. Loggie are sometimes decorated with frescoes, as in the Villa Carducci in Legnaia (1448) rendered by Andrea del Castagno with images of illustrious men and women, and in the Villa Farnesina decorated with mythologies by Baldassare Peruzzi, Raphael, and Sebastiano del Piombo (1513-1518).

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  • Loggia — dei Lanzi à Florence Une loggia est un renfoncement en retrait de façade formant un espace spacieux à arcades à colonnes, souvent couvert, comportant une fermeture au moins sur l une de ses faces et souvent une communication vers le bâtiment sur… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • loggia — [ lɔdʒja ] n. f. • 1789; mot it. 1 ♦ Archit. Petite loge (2o); enfoncement formant balcon couvert. « Une quantité extravagante de loggias, de moucharabiehs » (Loti). 2 ♦ Cour. Balcon spacieux, souvent couvert, fermé sur les côtés. ● loggia nom… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Loggia — is the name given to an architectural feature, originally of Italian design, which is often a gallery or corridor generally on the ground level, or sometimes higher, on the facade of a building and open to the air on one side, where it is… …   Wikipedia

  • Loggia — Sf offener, überdachter Raum per. Wortschatz fach. (17. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus it. loggia Bogenhalle ; zu dessen Herkunft s. Loge.    Ebenso nndl. loggia, ne. loggia, nfrz. loggia, nschw. loggia, nnorw. loggia. ✎ DF 2 (1942), 38.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • loggia — LÓGGIA s.f. 1. Galerie exterioară încorporată unei clădiri, acoperită şi deschisă către exterior printr un şir de arcade sprijinite pe coloane sau pe stâlpi. 2. Construcţie de tipul loggiei (1), independentă sau aparţinând parterului unei clădiri …   Dicționar Român

  • loggia — roofed galley used as an open air room, 1742, from It. loggia, from Fr. loge (see LODGE (Cf. lodge) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Loggia — Log gia, n. [It. See {Lodge}.] (Arch.) A roofed open gallery. It differs from a {veranda} in being more architectural, and in forming more decidedly a part of the main edifice to which it is attached; from a {porch}, in being intended not for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loggia — (ital., spr. lóddscha, franz. Loge), eine halb offene Halle, gewöhnlich Bogenhalle, wie z. B. die L. dei Lanzi in Florenz oder die ihr nachgebildete Feldherrenhalle in München; dann der Bogengang längs der Seite eines Gebäudes, wie die mit… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Loggia — (ital., spr. loddscha), halboffene Bogenhalle an Palästen, Straßenzügen etc.; auch das mittlere Prachtfenster im Hauptstockwerk eines Gebäudes …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Loggia — Loggia,die:1.⇨Balkon(1)–2.⇨Bogengang …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • loggia — / lɔdʒ:a/ s.f. [dal fr. loge capanna, piccola stanza , lat. tardo laubia, franco laubja pergola, chiosco ] (pl. ge ). 1. (archit.) [galleria a colonnati o arcate, dotata di finestre, che si sviluppa sopra al pianterreno intorno ai cortili dei… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

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