Baroque Architecture

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Baroque architecture

Baroque architecture

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Baroque architectureis the building style of theBaroque era, begun in late 16th-century ItalyRounded arches and curve linesDomesCarved or painted ceilingsHighly decorated wallsPainted in real goldSpiral columnsColoured marbleAreas of light and shade

Example- St. Peter's Basilica

The basilica iscruciformin shape, with an elongated nave in theLatin crossform but the early designs were for a centrally planned structure and this is still in evidence in the architecture. The central space is dominated both externally and internally by one of the largest domes in the world.Length730 feet (220m)Width500 feet (150m)Height (max)448.1 feet (136.6m)Dome dia. (outer)137.7 feet (42.0m)Dome dia. (inner)136.1 feet (41.5m)

The change of plan. On 18 February 1607

Main entrance

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