(b. 1475, Caprese, d. 1564, Roma)
Palazzo dei Conservatori (detail of the façade)1560s
Piazza Campidoglio, Rome
From the point of view of architectural history the most important innovation made in this palace was the introduction of the so-called Giant Order; that is, a pilaster or column which runs through two whole storeys.
The picture shows a detail of the façade order of the palace.