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St. Peter’s Square Rome, Italy, 16 th c., Bramante, then Michealangelo Buonarroti St. Peter’s Square 2 Rome, Italy, 16 th c., Bramante, then Michealangelo Buonarroti
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Rome Ornament, illusion, inventive detailing Bent and adopted classical precedents in form and detail, both for pragmatic reasons and for visual effect Valves: man can achieve perfection in religious architecture Founding father of Christian Church Late Renaissance: a mix mash of architects, different projects, one building Major urban development—cut geometry in urban courtyard Wollaton Hall Wollaton Hall is a country house in Wollaton, Nottingham, England started in 1580 and completed in 1588 for Sir Francis Willoughby (1557-1596) by the Elizabethan architect, Robert Smythson (also the architect of Hardwick Hall). The building consists of a high central hall, surrounded by four towers. Unfortunately, Smythson's interior was destroyed by fire and remodelling was carried out by Sir Jeffry Wyattville in 1801. England The building consists of a high central hall, surrounded by four towers.
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Cathedral of the Assumption Assumption Cathedral in Vladimir used to be a mother church of medieval Russia in the 13th and 14th centuries. It is part of the World Heritage Site entitled White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal. The exterior walls of the church are covered with elaborate carvings. The interior was painted in the 12th century and then repainted by the great Andrei Rublev and Daniil Chernyi in 1408. The Assumption Cathedral served as a model for Aristotele Fioravanti when he designed the eponymous cathedral in the Moscow Kremlin in 1475-1479. A lofty belltower, combining genuinely Russian, Gothic, and Neoclassical influences, was erected nearby in 1810.
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Cathedral of the Dormition Moscow The plan for Russia's churches was that of a Greek cross, with four equal wings. Walls were high with few openings. Steep roofs were topped with a multitude of domes. During the Renaissance, however, Byzantine ideas mingled with classical themes.
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Architect Kobori Enshu Location Kyoto, Japan map Date 1620 (circa) timeline Building Type palace, large house Construction System wood timber frame with tile roofs Climate temperate Context quasi-rural Style Traditional Japanese Notes tatami modular layout. "marriage of house and garden" Kyoto, Japan Its gardens are a masterpiece of Japanese gardening, and the buildings are even more important, one of the greatest achievements of Japanese architecture. The palace includes a shoin (building), tea houses, and a
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