Vroeg renaissance, architectuur. S. Lorenzo, Florence. Kerken met centraalbouw> symmetrie. Paleizen en kerken om de opdrachtgever te roemen.

Filippo Brunelleschi, Santa Maria del Fiore dome, Florence, Source Florence’s cathedral was almost complete in but there was one vital thing missing: a dome, or duomo in Italian.

watercolor cross-section of the cupola for the Duomo in Florence. (Cupola…

Florence Dome

Filippo Brunelleschi ~ Dome of Santa Maria del Fiore ~ Filippo Brunelleschi was one of the foremost architects and engineers of the Italian Renaissance. He is perhaps most famous for his development of linear perspective and for engineering th

A concept model was in hand, but no one actually knew how to build it.  So a structural design competition was held in August 1418, and by the following month the project was granted to a goldsmith and clockmaker, Filippo Brunelleschi.  Soon named the Capomaestro of the project, or architect-in-chief, Brunelleschi solved the biggest technological challenges to the dome’s construction.

florence dome -By creating two domes, Brunelleschi solved the problem of weight during construction because workers could sit atop the inner shell to build the outer shell

Inside the Santo Spirito Church.  Architect: Filippo Brunelleschi. Florence, Italy. built 1436-82

I chose this because of the form and line of the ceiling. You can see the difference between the ceiling and the surrounding walls. Inside the Santo Spirito Church.

Filippo Brunelleschi, The Duomo of Florence, Italy. In 1419 there was a competition to construct the dome of the Florence cathedral. It was between Brunelleschi and Ghiberti. Brunelleschi won.

Filippo Brunelleschi, The Duomo of Florence, Italy. In 1419 there was a competition to construct the dome of the Florence cathedral. It was between Brunelleschi and Ghiberti. Need to finish reading tthe book.

Filippo Brunelleschi - foremost architect and engineer of the Italian Renaissance who engineered the dome of the Florence Cathedral. ( this sculpture of Brunelleschi looking at his cathedral dome staring contentedly up at his masterpiece)

Filippo Brunelleschi - foremost architect and engineer of the Italian Renaissance who engineered the dome of the Florence Cathedral. ( this sculpture of Brunelleschi looking at his cathedral dome staring contentedly up at his masterpiece)

16 Brunelleschi. Ospedale degli Innocenti, Inner Courtyard

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Medici Chapels and Church of San Lorenzo - Florence. Brunelleschi - Old Sacristy.

Old Sacristy of San Lorenzo (Medici Palle visible), Florence, Brunelleschi, 1421

Dome for the Duomo of Florence, Santa Maria del Fiore. The dome, the lantern (built 1446–ca.1461) and the exedra (built 1439-1445) would occupy most of Brunelleschi’s life.

One of the most notable of Renaissance architecture is Brunelleschi’s dome for the Duomo of Florence. Located atop the cathedral of the Santa Maria del Fiore.

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