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  1. Duke of Savoy became a kingdom
    King hired Juvarra, from Sicily, worked in Rome; worked a lot in Turin
    Superga is a church
    -- Copy of Pantheon: shows classicism
    -- -- Circular
    -- -- Dome
    -- -- Pronaos
    -- -- Columns, colonnades in front of the church
    -- King won a battle against France; he wanted to thank God
    Church built on a church
    -- Architect designed so that it should be seen from a distance
    -- You see it align perfectly on the axis
    Creates a theatrical space

  2. Baroque idea went all over the place, not just in Italy and France
    Germans adopts Baroque
    -- Emphasis on visuals
    -- Remembering classicism
    Vienna -- after the Turkish Ottoman siege, the city becomes important trade city
    Church built in commemoration for one of the monarchs
    -- Built for monarch Charles VI
    Characteristics
    -- Pronaos (portico -- piece of pantheon)
    -- Reflection of Baroque
    -- -- The large dome of the Roman
    -- -- Two large columns
    -- Copies of the Trajan's columns
    -- -- Are put in front of two wings
    -- -- No function, but acts as a screen
    Each characteristic comes from existing classical buildings

  3. Not just a functional element (from one level to another)
    -- It's a ceremonial process
    The person has to climb the two flights of stairs
    From the stair, the person gets a visual experience

3 True/False Questions

  1. Claude Perrault, Louis Le Vau and Charles Le Brun, Louvre, Paris 1667-1670, East
    façade

    Continuity in visuals in France (from Italy)
    The main façade of the Louvre
    -- Perrault was an anatomist, who became an architect
    -- -- Devoted to the idea of classicism
    Characteristics
    -- Double columns (giant order)

          

  2. Versailles, aerial view and plan
    Hunting lodge for France
    Comissioned by King Louis XIV
    Designed on the axis
    -- Triangular emphasis

          

  3. Guarino Guarini, Palazzo Carignano, Turin 1679 (begun)
    A palace built for a member of the Savoy house
    Imposing façade on the square
    -- Not covered by plaster, because of lack of money
    -- Curve-linear façade
    -- Double curve

          

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