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Brunelleschi's Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture (2000)
by Ross King
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In the city of Florence, Italy, in 1418, a competition was announced to design the dome for the Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral, a proposed dome which was considered all but impossible to build. Of the many plans submitted, the one offered by goldsmith and clock maker Filippo Brunelleschi stood out, and he then spent the next twehty-eight years solving the puzzle of the dome's construction and in the process reinvented the field of architecture.
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Melvil Decimal System (DDC)726.6094551 — Arts and Recreation Architecture Ecclesiastic and Religious Cathedrals History, geographic treatment, biography Europe
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