After noting a radical alteration in Guarini’s architectural designs during his time in Paris, I explore Guarino Guarini’s dome of San Lorenzo in Turin is singular. Guarino Guarini, also called Camillo Guarini, (born January 17, , in went to Turin, where he stayed for the greater part of the remainder of his life. Guarino Guarini and His Architecture. ‘t’k. Yale University Press. pp.; illustrations (10 color). $ (doth). Guarino Guarini’s fame is tied to.

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He was a Theatine priest, mathematician, and writer.

Guarino Guarini and His Architecture – Harold Alan Meek – Google Books

Guarini was born in Modena. He was accepted as a Theatine novice inspent architectude novitiate at the monastery of San Silvestro al Quirinale in Rome, where he studied architecture, theology, philosophy and mathematics.


He rose quickly in the Theatine hierarchybecoming first auditorthen superintendent of works, treasurer, architeecture in philosophy, procuratoreand finally provost in Prince Alfonso supported another candidate and Guarini was soon replaced and had to leave Modena. The next few years are poorly documented. He wrote four mathematical books [1] in both Latin and Italian, of which Euclides adauctus is a work on descriptive geometry.

In architectire, he published a mathematical-philosophical tract Placita Philosophica defending the geocentric universe against Copernicus and Galileo. The Palazzo Carignano is regarded as one of the finest urban palaces of the second half of the 17th century in Italy.

Between and he stayed in Spain, where he studied Moorish buildings; this influenced the style of some of his buildings in Turin. In he settled in Messina.

Guarini died in Milan. The latter published his designs in Architettura Civile zrchitecture Guarino Guarini is the subject of a composition, Guarini, the Masterwritten in by Italian composer Lorenzo Ferrero.


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