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Villini Chizzolini a Viareggio
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Villini Chizzolini in Viareggio

The project for these small villas bears the name of the architect from Lucca, Gaetano Orzali

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They display ordered classical architecture which is characterised by a structure that spans across two floors and features eclectic façades with ceramic decoration in keeping with the style of that time. A typical example of this is the decorative composition of the small villa: a sequence of ceramic panels which illustrate caravels at sea. The figures are outlined by a well defined contour in accordance with the diktat of Modernist graphics which was characteristic of the Chini kilns in Borgo San Lorenzo.
The buildings are a private property and cannot be visited inside.
Source: Lucca and its lands / www.luccapro.sns.it

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