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when All of Rome Was Under Construction Free read à 0 ê “‘When All of Rome Was Under Construction’ will take its place among the most important and substantial contributions to architectural scholarship and Roman Baroue urban history in a very long time It traces and vitalizes our understanding of individual and institutiCity of Rome during the baroue period Like many historians of the period Habel previously focused on the grand schemes of patronage; now however she reconstructs the role of the “public voice” in the creation of the city She presents the case that Rome’s built environment did not merely reflect the vision of patrons and architects who simply imposed buildings and spaces upon the city’s populace Rather through careful examination of a tremendous range of archival material from depositions and budgets to memoranda and the minutes of confraternity meetings Habel foregrounds what she describes as “the incubation of architecture” in the context of such building proje.

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“‘When All of Rome Was Under Construction’ will take its place among the most important and substantial contributions to architectural scholarship and Roman Baroue urban history in a very long time It traces and vitalizes our understanding of individual and institutional interests in Roman architecture in a way that has been hardly if ever eualed Dorothy Habel’s research makes the study of Roman Baroue urbanism engaging and pertinent than ever before This is benchmark scholarship” Tod Marder Rutgers UniversityIn “When All of Rome Was Under Construction” architectural historian Dorothy Metzger Habel considers the politics and processes involved in building the.

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when All of Rome Was Under ConstructionCts as additions to the Palazzo Doria Pamphili and S Carlo ai Catinari as well as the construction of the Piazza Colonna She considers the financing of building and the availability of building materials and labor and she offers a fresh investigation of the writings of Lorenzo Pizzatti who called attention to “the social implications” of building in the city Taken as a whole Habel’s examination of these voices and buildings offers the reader a deeper and nuanced understanding of the shape and the will of the public in mid seventeenth century RomeDorothy Metzger Habel is Distinguished Professor of the Humanities and Professor of Art History at the University of Tenness.