Guarino Guarini, (nombre full Guarino Guarini Camillo), Modena,(1624 – Milan, 1683) mathematical, Italian writer and architect of the century XVII.
It was both a student of mathematics, professor of literature and philosophy in Messina, and, from seventeen- Duke architect Filiberto of Savoy. He wrote a series of math books in Latin and Italian, including their “Euclid adauctus” is one of the first treatises on descriptive geometry. His interest in the texts of Euclid and his famous erudition takes him to the domes of Cordoba Mihrab. It was traveled by Spain 1662-65 and domes of the mosque led him to consider this system above the usual late Gothic fragile nerves. His masterpiece, San Lorenzo Turin (in the picture), has a handsome dome to the Mihrab of Córdoba, certifying their influence.
Design a very large number of public and private buildings in Turin, including palaces for the Duke of Savoy, the actual Church of San Lorenzo (1666-1680), most of the chapel of the Santissima Shroud (patron saint of Turin) (1688), incorporating previous work Castellamonte, Palazzo Carignano (1679-1685), and several public and ecclesiastical buildings in Modena , Messina, Verona, Vienna , Prague, Lisboa y París.
Received stylistic influence of Borromini, and its tendency was inherited by his pupil, Filippo Juvara, architect of the Royal Palace of Madrid and Aranjuez, and the student of this, Bernardo Vittone.
Guarini: a student of geometry and manufacturer of optical illusions
The Holy Shroud is a chapel located in Turin, Italy and designed by architect Guarino Guarini. One of the most fascinating features of the chapel is the dome. This is because not only Guarini created a complex architectural structure, but uses the framework to create an optical illusion.