Dictionary and Language Portal
Online Dictionary
allmath.com
Allmath Homepage
Math Tools
Flash Cards!!!
Metric Converter
Games
The Magic Square
Reference Pages
Math Glossary
Math Headlines
Multiplication Table
Metric Factors
Biographies of Math
Other Math Links
Ask The Experts
Visit Dr. Math
Visit our Dictionary
ALLwords.com
About allmath.com
Welcome!
Who are We?
Advertise
Contact Us





Guarini, Guarino

[gwareenee], originally Camillo Guarini

(1642--83)

Architect, philosopher, and mathematician, born in Modena, Italy. In Rome (1639--47) he studied under Borromini. He designed several churches in Turin, of which the only two survivors are San Lorenzo (1668--80) and Capella della SS Sindone (1668), and the Palazzo Carignano (1679), considered his masterpiece, as well as palaces for Bavaria and Baden, and churches in Paris, Messina, Prague, and Lisbon (known only from his writings). He also published books on mathematics, astronomy, and architecture, and was responsible for the spread of the Baroque style beyond Italy. His influential Architettura civile (published posthumously in 1737), concerning the relationship of geometry and architecture, also included a defence of Gothic architecture.


Mathematicians biographies text content is © (1990), (1991-1998)
AND Reference Data Ltd.,Oxford, UK.



copyright © 1997-2014 Allsites LLC. All rights reserved.
allmath.com, mathbook.com and "virtual mathbook" ® are all service marks of Allsites LLC.
periodic table metric conversion