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Art Sources Review

Title of Product:

Borromini: italian Baroque architet

Country: Italy
Century: 1600 - The 17th Century
Topic: Borromini
Image of the product:

Name of Author(s): Kevin Matthews
Name of Producer: rtifice® and DesignWorkshop® are Registered Trademarks of Artifice, Inc. Kevin Matthews President and CEO Artifice, Inc. [email protected] 541-345-7421 main office (reception 9am to 6pm U.S. Pacific time) 541-345-7438 main office fax 503
Language/s of Product: English
Overall Evaluation: fair
Objectives & Structure:
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Description of contents:
Drawings, 3D Models GREAT BILDIN, Sources on S. Carlo Alle Quattro Fontane, Images, Web Resources( EX. Find books about Francesco Borromini…, Biography, Works S. Carlo Alle Quattro Fontane, at Rome, Italy, 1638 to 1641. , map of works
S. Ivo della Sapienza, at Rome, Italy, 1642 to 1650.

Evaluation and Comments:
Overall Evaluation: excellent
Clarity of structure, logical sequence of contents: good
Usability / easiness of navigation: excellent
The website is interesting / stimulating: excellent
Educational and learning value: fair
Compatibility of the content with the target group: excellent
Suitability and quality of graphic interface: excellent
Degree and quality of interaction: good
Exploitation of the electronic potential: excellent
Availability and quality of simulation exercises: fair
Quality of the evaluation tools: good
Possibility of printing/saving material or tests: good
Description of how the website can be used with the students::
- Can be use for Viewing 3D work

Comments about this product

Date: 2009.09.18

Posted by Gabriela Kurowska,POLAND

Message: Francesco Borromini

Italia n architect occurred to be the main creator of the Baroque style In architecture and one of the most eminent Baroque architects. Competing with G.L. Bernini, he created the picturesque restless style different that one of Bernini’ s classical buildfngs. His style can be described as advanced and cold. Actually, it was a new aesthetical proposal. Polish teachers often present his architectonic buildings during describing the epoch of Baroque – also possibly by help of the sites indicated below:

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