Vincenzo Scamozzi, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Vincenzo Scamozzi

Italian architect

Date of Birth: 02-Sep-1548

Place of Birth: Vicenza, Veneto, Italy

Date of Death: 07-Aug-1616

Profession: architect, urban planner, historian, scenographer

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Vincenzo Scamozzi

  • Vincenzo Scamozzi (2 September 1548 – 7 August 1616) was an Italian architect and a writer on architecture, active mainly in Vicenza and Republic of Venice area in the second half of the 16th century.
  • He was perhaps the most important figure there between Andrea Palladio, whose unfinished projects he inherited at Palladio's death in 1580, and Baldassarre Longhena, Scamozzi's only pupil. The great public project of Palladio's that Scamozzi inherited early in the process of construction was the Teatro Olimpico at Vicenza, which Palladio had designed in the last months of his life.

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