RENAISSANCE

RENAISSANCE - windows in drum windows in dome CONSTRUCTION...

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RENAISSANCE Rejection of Gothic “barbarism” and welcoming the classics: Italy: Rebirth of “arte antica” France: Le Style Classique Germany: Baroque 1313 = gunpowder 1347-51 = black plague 1453 = print Early 15c. = magnetic compass 1585 = study of how building stand up (book published) MATERIALS stone: marble brick timber metals: iron, lead, bronze, iron STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS wooden temporary centering and scaffolding dome: hemisphere, on pendentives, on circular drum, on octagonal drum, double and triple shell domes lanterns TOOLS lifting and hoisting: tread wheel and winch, great wheel, rotating crane, reversible hoist working platform scaffolding DEVELOPMENT OF ARCHITECTURAL STYLE/CONSTRUCTION METHODS Renaissance cathedrals (Florence, Rome, London) Renaissance villas Herringbone brick pattern NATURAL LIGHTING SYSTEMS
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Unformatted text preview: windows in drum windows in dome CONSTRUCTION TERMINOLOGY Obelisk lantern double and triple domes EXAMPLE OF BUILDINGS Renaissance cathedrals (Florence, Rome, London) Renaissance villas Andrea Palladio Wrote books about architecture (4 books of architecture) symmetrical US Capitol (Washington) St. Maria Del Fiori in Florence 8 pendentives St. Pietro (St. Peters) in Rome 4 pendentives St. Paul in London Triple dome system 8 pendentives Catenary curve lantern ARCHITECT/BUILDER/SCIENTIST/ARTIST Brunalleschi Leonardo da Vinci Galileo Michelangello Bernini New courtyard with obelisk and colonnade Palladio Medici Cristopher Wren Dellaporta- apprentice to Michelangelo Completed st. Peters with Michelangelos plan Carlo Maderno Added new building and faade...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course COSC 153 taught by Professor Peterson during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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