Unformatted text preview: middle ages. Other artists used my discovery to give their work even more realism. I was known for my solving of the engineering and static problems that others couldn’t figure out. This led to probably my most important commission, which was the Dome of the Florence Cathedral. Because of this, in the early 1420’s I was considered the most prominent architecture and I was commissioned for other major projects such as the “Old Sacristy” and the Basilica of San Lorenzo, which was considered the keystone of early Renaissance style. I also made the Pazzi Chapel. I died on April 15, 1446. I am considered essential for Renaissance architecture, my greatest piece of work probably being the dome of the Florence Cathedral. That along with being known for my engineering breakthroughs is what made me famous throughout history....
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- Spring '09
- English, Filippo Brunelleschi, Italian Renaissance architecture