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3 Multiple choice questions

  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. 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
    -- 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. 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
    -- Double columns (giant order)

3 True/False questions

  1. 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


  2. Versailles, aerial view and plan
    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


  3. Louis Le Vau and Jules Hardouin Mansart, Palace of Versailles, Versailles 1669
    (begun), West façade facing the garden

    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


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