Baroque architecture

Baroque architectural features
The long, narrow nave is replaced by a wider and occasionally circular shape.
The effect of light, or strong contrast of light and shade, chiaroscuro effect (ie the church Weltenburg Abbey); or dramatic use of uniform lighting through several windows (ie the church Weingarten Abbey).
The abundant use of ornaments (puttos) is made of wood (often gilded), plaster or stucco, marble or faux marbles.
Massive ceiling frescoes.
The external facade is often characterized by dramatic central projections. The distinguishing feature of the external facade is the usually dramatic central protrusion
The inner shell is often only useful for painting and sculpture (especially in the late Baroque style).
Illusion effects like trompe l’oeil and blending painting and construction.
In Bavarian and Swabian Baroque, onion domes are ubiquitous.
The illusory effect of trompe l’oeil painting, the mixing of painting and architecture.
In Bavaria, Czech Republic, Poland and Ukrainian Baroque, pear-shaped domes are common.
The Pillars of the Virgin and the Holy Three Pillars in Catholic countries are usually built for thanksgiving at the end of the Black Death.
The sacred architecture of the Baroque style was mainly influenced by the examples of Italy, especially Rome and cathedrals with crossed domes and naves. The center of baroque secular architecture is France. The palace’s open three-wing layout was established as a standard approach as early as the 16th century. But this is the Palais du Luxembourg (built 1615-1620) by Salomon de Brosse who established a Baroque architectural paradigm.