Senior Field Trip: Salzburg Baroque

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The Old City of Salzburg has occasionally been called the ‘Rome of the North’ and a ‘Baroque Jewel’ because of the heavy influence on architecture that the Baroque Age brought with it.

Our senior humanities course has been studying this period over the past week and was ready for an evaluation in identifying the signal elements of Baroque architecture. What better way to test their knowledge of pilasters, broken pediments, split facades and doubled columns than to head downtown and identify them directly?

Watch as they move from Baroque facade to facade and experience the fascinating beauty of this extravagant period of decorative architecture.

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American International School-Salzburg

American International School-Salzburg

AIS-Salzburg is an international, college-preparatory boarding school for students in grades 7 through 12 ( ages 12 to 18). Our school is designed to remain small with a student body of around 100 students at full capacity in order to enhance individual guidance and instruction. Our long term teaching faculty work closely with our resident staff to establish a familiar atmosphere where every student feels cared for personally.