Colonial Facades

Colonial civilization was built on the ruins of the indigenous peoples, while the situation of art in the Iberian Peninsula is looking for new ways. Examples of Gothic architecture in Latin America are rare, and show the result of the influences of the Renaissance of the sixteenth century. In Mexico, the fortified churches are the type of vessel and polygonal vaults or barrel, and a sub-principales. The courts have chapels of the Indians. The revitalization is set in the late 16th century colonial facade. Produced in Mexico, influenced by Arabic examples Toledo.

The most important colonial Baroque architecture in the Iberian peninsula, and is essentially decorative. Mexico and Peru are the two main centers of the Hispanic Baroque. Mexican Baroque handle materials such as stone in different colors and exuberant polychrome plaster to create temples, both inside and outside. The dome becomes important, and is built on top of a drum. The colonial facade of the 17TH century, the convents and monasteries, built under the Hispanics, the nave and parallel to the front of the street. In Peru, the colonial facade differs between regions, the Andes and the coast, and also for materials and climate.

Lightweight materials are used as adobe brick. Vaults and domes are made of straw. This, on the coast. But the stone is used in the Andean region. It is also decorative. Colonial, neoclassical facade is a school that is firmly rooted in Latin America. The neo-classical, a return to the classical models and the Greco-Roman. El Reino de Leon colonial facades and their blessed. In principle erat verbum ‘ our Cuba: history Gregory Franklin Figueroa Elizondo Chapels M.