2.9 LARCH 060 - LARCH 060 Tuesday, February, 1999...

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LARCH 060 Tuesday, February, 1999 Announcements: Exam #1 is on Thursday, February 11th in class Lecture notes: ITALIAN RENAISSANCE (C.15C.) : Land/Environment: Urban setting Intellectual grasp of nature and love Starting to be human centered as opposed to god centered The increase in wealth, travel and technology in the late Middle Ages caused the Renaissance Socio-cultural milieu: Plague: about 50% died, those who lived acquired the wealth, therefore there was a rebirth of the population Florence---democratic city, money center, age of the enterpreneur Wealth boomed the arts (Michelangelo) Large scale dome (from Romans) built in Florence Laws of Perspective were applied in architecture (opposed to in the Middle Ages where they had flat drawings), # dimensional, math, rationality, better ability to measure space Belief that Mathematics was key to understand the universe --- Man is the measure of all things Botanical (plant) explorations Design Expression:
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2008 for the course L ARCH 060 taught by Professor Rusnak during the Spring '99 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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