• Exploring the Eccentric Decorations That Define Baroque Architecture

    1 month ago - By Arch Daily

    Versailles, France. Image © Photo by Vitor Pinto on Unsplash
    Architecture is perhaps the most expressive forms of culture, representing the zeitgeist of a particular location, and telling the story of how it evolved over time. It allows visitors to transport themselves back in history to understand the influences that shaped the world we once lived in. Baroque architecture, in particular, was one of the most ornamental and decorative architectural styles. Translating to “curious or strange” in French, it was once used as a derogatory word, meaning noisy, eccentric, and excessive- and...
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