WORLD FAMOUS BUILDINGS
From 'Explore worldwide' 1999,'http://www.greatbuildings.com',The world atlas of architecture/J.J.Norwich 1988, 'The Vatican' Scala 1984,
St Peter's Basilica/Basilica di San Pietro
St. Peter's square and Basilica. Architect by Giacomo della Porta With Michelangelo. Built in 1546-64 and 1590. building type is church, construction system is bearing masonry. Climate is mediterranean urban of Italian Renaissance style-"New St. Peter's' or 'San Pietro'. centralized dome plan-Renaissance.
St.Peter's Chair & Interior
Designe by Bernini in St.Peter's Basilica.
St Peter's Basilica Courtyard
Piazza of St.Peter's
Architect by Bernini at Vatican City, surrounded by Rome in 1656-67 for outdoor plaza, urban open space. Construction system is bearing masonry, cut stone and mediterranean urban of Baroque Neoclassical style. Space defined by curving colonnades. elliptical with central obelisk.
North side of the medieval palace, Sala Ducalo/architect by Antonio da Sangallo in 16th century.
on the Westside
Behind the wall is the Torrione di San Giovanni, part of the old medieval walls.