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BORROMINI SUL LAGO: MARIO BOTTA -- LA RAPPRESENTAZIONE LIGNEA DEL SAN CARLO ALLE QUATTRO FONTANE A LUGANO (Borromini on the Lake: Mario Botta -- The Representation in Wood of the San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane at Lugano). Gabriele Cappellato. Lago di Lugano, 1999. Organized by Accademia di architettura and Universita della Svizzera italiana, Mendrisio. Published by Skira editore, Milan. 256 pp. with 645 ills. (29 col.). 28 x 24 cm. ISBN 8881185709 In Italian.
This volume documents the recent creation of a full-scale wooden replica of the apse of Francesco Borromini's famous church of San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane in Rome, the project realized by prominent Swiss architect Botta (b. 1943) on the shores of Lake Lugano near the birthplace of the celebrated Baroque architect (1599-1667).
Artist(s):Borromini, Francesco; Botta, Mario
Indexing: Western, Europe — Switzerland — Post-1990 — Architecture
Plans: 75,44
Worldwide Number: 060251
Paperbound $57.50    

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