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Guarini, Guarino (1624–1683)

  1. George Thomas Kurian

Published Online: 25 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470670606.wbecc0623

The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization

How to Cite

Kurian, G. T. 2011. Guarini, Guarino (1624–1683). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2011

Abstract

Guarini was the most innovative Italian Baroque architect of the 17th century. His two books, Architettura Civile and Architettura Ecclesiastica, make him a major influence on Baroque architecture.

Keywords:

  • Guarini, Guarino (1624–1683);
  • innovative Italian Baroque architect, of 17th century;
  • architettura civile, architettura ecclesiastica, on Baroque architecture;
  • Guarini's architecture, on geometric design motifs