Running head: ARCHITECTURE PAST AND PRESENT
Architecture Past and Present
ARCHITECTURE PAST AND PRESENT
a) During the Renaissance, there is a greater focus on intellectualism, and a reduced
focus on religion, but there was a shift back to religion in Baroque architecture. Why?
(hint: Reformation vs. Counter-Reformation)
Baroque architecture shifts back to the religion due to the rise of the Roman catholic in the
16th century. It is due to protestant reformations where the protestants in Europe broke from the
original catholic to form their denomination of Christianity. This form of architecture is due to
wealth and power in Italy. The spread of religion across the globe greatly affects the Baroque.
Since the architecture involve...
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