A complex geometry in a small space @ Chiesa di San Lorenzo

from H.A.Meek, Guarino Guarini and his architecture, London 1988

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A complex geometry in a small space

The plan shows Guarini's determination to create geometrically perfect and complete spaces, vertiginously enriched with particular elements but always contained within a rigorous order of symmetries and centrality, with a brilliant connection between that of the classroom and that of the "almond" of the choir.

To make the design of the plan (already rich and articulated in its edge) even more complex, the projection of the elements of the dome is inserted in the center

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