The next decade – the period of most intense in the creative activity of the architect. During these years he also has three major Construction: Marble Palace, St. Isaac's Cathedral in St. Petersburg and the palace and park ensemble in Gatchina. In 1770-ies Rinaldi works primarily in Tsarskoe Selo, where his projects create a "suite" Historic buildings dedicated to the glorification of military exploits of the Russian army and navy. This is the last stage of his career. And it can be argued: it reveals how the architect Antonio Rinaldi, fully imbued with the spirit of Russia, akin to the life and historical aspirations. In Tsarskoe Selo Rinaldi creates a "suite" of park facilities in the so-called spirit of "chinoiserie." And Rinaldi conceptualize "kitayschinu" not only in nature, common to all European art, but also brings her some specifics, painted Russian perception of the East.
In transitional periods, like the era of early classicism, genuine talent for creating works of exceptional artistic value. So the artist was undoubtedly Rinaldi. It departs from the basic principles of the baroque, but paving the way for strict classicism, yet closely related to the previous architectural era. In the works the artist can not be evolution. So it was with Rinaldi. All works Rinaldi peculiar features of transitional style. They adjoin the elements of the outgoing Baroque and nascent Neoclassicism.
For facilities Rinaldi characterized by love for the rounded lines, the desire to mitigate the strict architectural forms, which gave them a special charm. In Rinaldi were characteristic features. For example, a characteristic ornamentation Rinaldo detail the so-called "flower Rinaldi" of a particular way of interlacing stems of lilies and ears. But Rinaldi, using it will never be repeated and adds new features. Rightly assume that the monumental buildings Rinaldi (monuments, palaces), made in natural stone, the more marked features of classicism, rather than its chamber construction. Sophistication and complexity of composite solutions, characteristic of the Baroque, is inherent in mainly by its park pavilion and small palaces. Usually Rinaldi characterized primarily and sometimes only as a master of interior decoration. But the analysis of works of the architect says about him as a great, original and versatile architect. The architect is rightfully takes pride of place in the gallery of Russian architects. Thinly feel about Russian atmosphere, Rinaldi was filled with it and created the remarkable works of art included in the golden fund of world culture. Rinaldi is very easy to come to the Russian architectural tradition, as for the Russian Baroque was characterized by great simplicity and clarity of composite solutions that facilitate the transition to classicism. In this direction Rinaldi could not be more seamlessly blended into the Russian culture and left to posterity many splendid monuments. Their creative search for Rinaldi, along with other advanced to him Russian architects drew up the principles of a new architectural style – classicism, reflecting both trends Baroque, Classical aesthetics, melted into a new architectural system, new compositional techniques and new interior decor. However, Rinaldi remained a master with a strong personality. His handwriting is visible at once, easy to learn and read in the canon of interpretation rinaldievskom orders in peculiar only to him drawing details. No accident that the literature has become an expression such as "flower Rinaldi. The significance of creativity Rinaldi-to-use synthesis of the arts. One can argue that he belongs to the most prominent among Architects contemporaries.