Presentation on theme: "Baptistery with the famous doors by Ghilberti 1425 - 1452 Campanile designed by Giotto Designed in 1334 The Dome of Florence Cathedral by Brunelleschi."— Presentation transcript:
Baptistery with the famous doors by Ghilberti Campanile designed by Giotto Designed in 1334 The Dome of Florence Cathedral by Brunelleschi
Lorenzo Ghiberti, east doors (“Gates of Paradise”), Baptistery of Florence, Cathedral Florence, Italy,
Doors with relief panels, Saint Michael’s Hildesheim commissioned by Bishop Bernward, Bronze, 1015
Walk Up Inside to see Brunelleschi’s secret construction!!!! Amazing views of Florence and the Tuscan landscape!! Largest dome without wooden centering!! No buttressing!! 140’ span Devised new methods & new machinery
Raised the center & designed around a pointed arch (ogival) – reduces the outward thrust Thin double shell Octagonal shape 24 ribs – 8 visible Ribs anchored at the top by a huge Lantern Complex pattern of bricks help stabilize
Florence Cathedral, Florence Italy, begun 1296
Pizza Margarita – Lunch in one of the many outdoor trattoria’s – they are all fabulous!