Italy Travel Sketches: Learning Architectural History in situ

Italy Travel Sketches

Learning architectural history in situ is one method of gaining experiential knowledge. We took our students to Florence and Rome, Italy to get a glimpse of history in its context and enrich their understanding of Itailian pallazzos, Gothic and Renaissance architecture, ecclesiastical design shifts from the Classical temple to the Baroque church, and the engineering feats of ancient Roman arches and domes. Below are a few of my own travel sketches, analyses, photos, and observations.


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