Guarino Guarini and His Architecture
Guarino Guarini (1624- 1683) was one of the outstanding architects of the late Italian Baroque, whose work in Sicily and Turin was later to be profoundly influential in Austria, southern Germany and Bohemia. This book -- the first about Guarini in English--examines his life and architectural achievements.
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altar Anne-la-Royale arches architect Architettura civile Archivio di Stato Argan articulated atrium Baroque Bernardi Ferrero Bernardo Vittone Bernini Borromini building built Carboneri Carlo di Castellamonte Carlo Emanuele Carlo Emanuele II Castellamonte cathedral central centre century chapel church circular Collegio dei Nobili columns Consolata convex courtyard curved Dissegni dome drum Duke of Modena elevation Emanuele Filiberto engraving entrance facade Father feature Filippo Neri flanking Francesco geometry GG/B.II Gothic Gothic architecture gran salone Guarini's scheme Guarinian Guarino Guarini hexagon Holy Shroud Ibid Jesuits Lange lantern Lorenzo Madama Reale Mannerist Maria Ettinga Messina Millon nave Order oval Padri Somaschi palace Palazzo Carignano Paris Passanti pendentives Piazza Piedmont piers pilasters Pommer Portoghesi Prague presbytery Prince of Carignano Racconigi ribs Rome Sandonnini Savoy serlianas side Sindone Somaschi space staircase stairs structure Torino Turin undulating vaults vertical vestibule Vittone walls Wittkower 1980 zone