Finals Notes - Lecture 1 January 15th 2008"Il Duomo Cambio...

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Lecture 1: January 15 th , 2008 “Il Duomo” – Cambio - 1357: Tallenti redesigned Florence was economic powerhouse, wanted something big to show off. - 1420: Building completed up to the dome Down –to-Earth feeling, eyes not drawn to ceiling…massive interior. Central planning resembling a cross, open ceiling left about 300 feet in diameter of space to be covered. Functioned as a church even with a roof. Florence residents were masters of craft, envisioned themselves as Roman rebirth. The Renaissance: - “Light of Antiquity” - Intellectuals who wanted to foster a rebirth of old texts Individual spiritual autonomy ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------- Lecture 5: January 29 th , 2008 Quiz: Lecture 6 , Review - House of Raphael Raphael, Bramante, 1512. Built in Rome, but demolished. - Julio Romano’s House 1540, Romano. - Compare and contrast: Neither have an attic House of Raphael was one of the first to start that innovation. Raphael’s house is more high-renaissance, whereas Romano’s house is more mannerism. - Overall details, innovations, prototypes are all important to bring up in quizzes. Baroque: - Characterized by a sense of diversity, a lot of uncertainty. - Families with political roles break down, church faces counter-reformation, age of diversity Stark contrasts with the regularity of the renaissance.
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- Mannerism hints at the Baroque style…architecture starts to reflect this uncertainty. - City planning started to become more open, a ‘city of a network of places.’ Not so m about the walls around the city, but important to extend the power and political prow into the country-side around the city. A lot of straight streets that extend seemingly forever. Rome becomes a capitol city. - Colonization, more common to go travel the sites of Europe. - New pursuit of scientific research and discovery, no longer relying on the church to te us what they want. - Sculpture becomes a dominant art form to tell stories, because of the rise of theatrics tell a story that illiterate people can’t read. - Renaissance: Central living, closed system Mannerism, things break down with uncertainty Baroque is when built world starts to reflect this open dynamic system. - Paris and Rome “Nolli Plan” – Sixtus the V – 1753 – Piranese - City design for Rome, shows a dense area that Sixtus the V was looking to expand. - He wanted to connect 7 different religion foci throughout the city: St. Peter’s, Santa Mario de Fiore, etc. Each one is a node, and Sixtus V creates a straight line between each, ignoring existing topography. Jumble of roads, but you can see how some are wider and straighter, emphasiz
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course ARCH 002 taught by Professor Kray during the Spring '08 term at Lehigh University .

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Finals Notes - Lecture 1 January 15th 2008"Il Duomo Cambio...

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