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Renaissance Architecture

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Filippo Brunelleschi & Donato Bramante
Florence Cathedral (dome)
Filippo Bruneleschi (cathedral)
Light weight, easily supported, efficient construction (cut cost), harringbone pattern, and double shelled
The duomo
The dome uses this from gothic architecture
Ribbed vaulting
The dome uses this from roman architecture
The dome is renaissance because?
Uses latern, 3 speed hoist and revolving crane and lantern
Church of San Lorenzo
Filippo Bunelleschi (church?)
Long nave, short transept
Church of San Lorenzo (characteristics)
Leon Battista Alberti (book?)
"De Re Aedifacatoria"
Beauty based on numbers
Leon Battista Alberti believed?
Sant' Andrea, Mantua
Leon Battista Alberti
Completed 18th century, incorporates triumphal arch, temple front, 2 sets pilasters
Sant' Andrea, Mantua (general)
Palazzo Rucella
Leon Battista Alberti (palace?)
Urban palace, non-classic with 3 orders pilasters
Palazzo Rucella (characteristics)
The Palazzo Rucella uses this from the romans
Tempietto (equals the best work when this man was 60)
Donato Bramante
"Little temple"
Tempietto (translated?)
15 ft. diameter, doric peristyle with continuous row
St. Peter's Basilica
Incorporates many architects ideas but eventually finished by Baroque architect
Has paired columns, pedimented windows and pendentives
St. Peter's Basilica (characteristics)
Palladio (Andrea di Pietro)
Greatest architech of 16th century
Villa Rotonda
Palladio (made?)
Symmetrical villa with ordamental pediments above doorway
Villa Rotonda (general)
Why was the dome risky on the Villa Rotonda?
Dome example (London)
Monticello (Thomas Jefferson)
Dome example (U.S)