Olavinlinna Castle
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Location Savonlinna, Finland   map
Date 1562   timeline
Building Type castle
 Construction System stone bearing masonry
Climate cold
Style Medieval
Notes Three round towers, tapered


Photo, exterior overview.

Sources on Olavinlinna Castle

Roger H. Clark and Michael Pause. Precedents in Architecture. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1985. clustering diagram, p201. — Updated edition available at Amazon.com

J. M. Richards. 800 Years of Finnish Architecture. North Pomfret, VT: David and Charles Inc., 1978. exterior perspective from the water, p16. discussion, p17.

J. M. Richards. A Guide to Finnish Architecture. New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, 1966. LC 67-25565. NA1193.R5 1967. exterior photo of towers from courtyard, plate 4.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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