Lecture3: Architecture throughout Europe. The Enlightenment



orders in Torino by WuYueying


They are corinthian orders at the entrance hall of  Basilica di Superga. Their capitals have small volutes and acanthus leave, shafts are tall and thin and plinths are tall.


These are composite orders on the bell-tower of Basilica di Superga. Their capitals have volutes that looks like the ionic volutes and acanthus leave like the corinthian orders. They also have tall and thin shafts.


They are also corinthian orders of the Basilica di Superga. They are inside the Basilica. The difference between them and those at the entrance hall is that their shaft are fluted. They are used for decorate the pilasters.


Tuscan pilasters inside the Duomo di Torino.


Corinthian orders at the Basilica Mauriziana( Chiesa di Santa croce).

Orders of Turin

Orders in Turin by Zeynep Yavasan

*Corinthian Order, used for supporting the facade


*Corinthian Order, used for decorating the facade


*Corinthian Order, used for decorating the facade


*Tuscan Order, used for supporting the facade


*Tuscan Order, used for supporting the facade


*Corinthian Order, used for both decorating and supporting the facade


*Tuscan and Corinthian Orders, used for supporting and decorating the facade respectively


*French+Ionic Order, used for supporting the facade

S241648 Zeynep Aslı YAVASAN

Schedule of Tuesday 25 October Class

The three-hour module of tomorrow class will be dedicated to the following:

14,30 – 14,45: Presentation of materials recently uploaded on the blog, Q&A

14,45 -15,10: Quick overview of Lecture 2: The debate between Ancients and Moderns, Q&A

15,10- 16,15: Lecture3: Architecture throughout Europe: the Enlightenment 1720 to 1790 (Bergdoll: 14-23), Q&A

16,15-16,30: PAUSE (no questions to the teacher during the pause, PLEASE)

16,30 -17,10: Instructions for Assignment 1 (SEARCHING for ORDERS in TURIN) by the student assistant Rossana Schiraldi. Q&A

17,15-17,30: Introduction to Lecture 4: Architectural ideas: the sublime and the picturesque (Bergdoll: 73-90)