The rivalry between the brilliant seventeenth-century Italian architects Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini is the stuff of legend. Enormously talented and ambitious artists, they met as contemporaries in the building yards of St. Peter's in Rome, became the greatest architects of their era by designing some of the most beautiful buildings in the world, and ended their lives as bitter enemies. Engrossing and impeccably researched, full o...
By Jake Morrissey
Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Harper Perennial; Reprint edition (March 28, 2006)
Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.8 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 691009
Format: PDF ePub djvu book
When I was 18 I entered college to study architecture. Like almost all my classmates I revered the great modern architects, Sullivan, Wright, Mies, and Le Corbusier. Unlike my classmates I was also fascinated by history and this fascination and my