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  1. 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

  2. Three partid (three levels)
    -- First level has formal treatment (stone/large bricks) - symbolic of stability
    -- Central one has six columns and smaller one has four columns

  3. 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

3 True/False Questions

  1. Guarino Guarini, Chapel of the Santissima Sindone, Turin 1667-1690, view of the dome
    Guarini was a priest
    -- Philosophy
    -- Geometry, mathematics
    -- Went to Rome--and then Turin
    Holy shroud
    Hard to enter the building
    But once entered, the dome is very complicated
    Based on series of flattened ries bowls
    -- Diminish in size, stacked one over another
    -- Each frame contains opens; creates transparency
    -- Temple-like false windows/niches
    -- Drom is supported by three arches, which supports a dome--with a lantern at the top

          

  2. Filippo Juvarra, Palazzo Madama, Turin 1718-1721, the staircase
    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

          

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

          

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