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Lecture number:
11
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Tennessee
Course:
Arch 212 - History/Theory of Arch II
Edition:
1
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ARCH 212 Edition 1nd Lecture 11 Outline of Last Lecture I Urbanizing Rome II Urban Interventions III Villa Montalto IV St Peter s Outline of Current Lecture I Sant Andrea al Quirinale II Francesco Borromini III Saint Carlo Alle Quattro Fontane IV Saint Ivo Della Sapienza V Guarino Guarini VI Capella SS Sindone Current Lecture I Sant Andrea al Quirinale Located in Rome Designed by Gianlorenzo Bernini trained as a sculptor Small church that meets the busy street Concept of nature geometry square circle oval Oval in plan Interior features sculptures baby angels St Peter i Oculus and niches in dome let in light II Francesco Borromini Employed in workshop for Bernini as a stone carver Felt his ideas were being stolen sit out on his own Tried to set himself apart from Bernini Never got paid a lot for his commissions III Saint Carlo Alle Quattro Fontane Located in Rome Designed by Francesco Borromini At the intersection of a busy street These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Church in a monastic structure Fountains in the niches on the corners of the building Got inspiration from the Temple of Venus at Baalbek in Lebanon Fa ade curvature creates a drama interest to match the busy street i Enter from the street right into the sanctuary Plan two circles that curve into ovals Geometry is linked to religious symbols trinity Interior carves out niches along the oval plan i Lights comes in from the dome ii Oval dome niches get smaller as they go up to give a sense of illusion Includes a cloister for clergy from Spain and a place to hold vestments i Octagon in plan ii Doesn t have right corners iii Columns are arranged in pairs abacus extends across the two columns iv The upper floor has a decorative balustrade IV Saint Ivo Della Sapienza Located in Rome Francesco Borromini finished the building Built for the University of Rome i Used for theology lectures and church



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