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  1. 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. Attention for visuals can be applied to landscapes
    Cross shape

  3. Hunting lodge for France
    Comissioned by King Louis XIV
    Designed on the axis
    -- Triangular emphasis

3 True/False questions

  1. Guarino Guarini, Palazzo Carignano, Turin 1679 (begun)
    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

          

  2. Balthasar Neumann, Staircase at the Residenz, Wurzburg 1752-1753, with the
    frescoes by Giambattista Tiepolo (1752-1753)

    Neumann worked for a small prince; worked at the palace
    He designed the staircase
    -- People enter the palace
    -- Act of climbing the stairs, become the visual
    -- -- Stairs are supported by the colonnades
    -- People can move under the stairs
    Once you climb the stairs, you get a large imposing vault
    -- Windows are blind windows
    -- Vault is designed with Fresco
    Painting is called "Four Continents"

          

  3. Filippo Juvarra, Superga, Turin 1717-1731, external view and the dome
    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