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Sixteenth-Century Architecture

Sixteenth-Century Architecture

Author: Erin Aldana

This lesson will consider Michelangelo’s design for the new St. Peter’s, as well as other examples of sixteenth-century architecture.

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Central Plan Church

Basic church architecture that designs a central space that is surrounded by smaller symmetrical areas.