Thursday, 28 April 2016

Word of the Week - Churrigueresque


relating to the lavishly ornamented late Spanish baroque style.
"a Churrigueresque church"

mid 19th century: from the name José Benito de Churriguera (1665–1725), a Spanish architect who worked in this style
of or relating to a Spanish baroque architectural style characterized by elaborate surface decoration or its Latin-American adaptation for definition

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